adrenal gland

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Synonyms for adrenal gland

either of a pair of complex endocrine glands situated near the kidney

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Adrenalin is made in the adrenal gland. Adrenalin in the blood stream quickly increases the heart and respiratory rate and prepares the body to improve both mental focus and physical performance.
Both these adrenal gland diseases can be tricky to diagnose with a wide range of symptoms.
Chronic stress causes pituitary gland to produce ACTH which stimulates the production of cortisol in the adrenal gland.
When activated in this context, the autonomic nervous system releases the hormones epinephrine (adrenaline) and norepinephrine (noradrenaline) via the adrenal gland. (3)
CT revealed a well circumscribed, internally heterogeneous, progressively enhancing, 140x123 mm mass in the left adrenal gland with areas of fat attenuation and calcifications (Figure 1).
The adrenal gland itself has two components, the outer area or cortex and the inner area called the medulla.
According to the court filing, she was told the adrenal gland was still inside and additional surgery was needed.
The Azedra (iobenguane I 131) injection for intravenous use has been approved by the US FDA for the treatment of adults and adolescents age 12 and older with rare tumours of the adrenal gland (pheochromocytoma or paraganglioma) that cannot be surgically removed (unresectable), have spread beyond the original tumour site and require systemic anticancer therapy.
Food and Drug Administration approved Azedra injection for intravenous use for the treatment of adults and adolescents age 12 and older with rare tumors of the adrenal gland, known as pheochromocytoma or paraganglioma, that cannot be surgically removed, have spread beyond the original tumor site and require systemic anticancer therapy.
A large approximately spherical mass of tissue 10 to 12 centimeters in diameter, composed of a very friable homogeneous tissue surrounded by a thick pseudo-capsule was located at the posterior pole of the left adrenal gland and continuous with it (FIG.
In this report, we present a new case of adrenal gland angiosarcoma of unusual size, which will enrich the collected scientific data on this very rare clinical entity.
ISLAMABAD:Adults with congenital cardiac malformation are at high risk of adrenal gland cancer.