polyendocrine

polyendocrine

 [pol″e-en´do-krin]
pertaining to several endocrine glands.
polyendocrine autoimmune disease the combination of endocrine and nonendocrine autoimmune diseases. In type I, which usually begins at age 10 to 12 years, symptoms include candidiasis, hypoparathyroidism, and primary adrenal insufficiency. Pernicious anemia, vitiligo, gonadal failure, alopecia, and chronic hepatitis may also occur. Type II is better known as schmidt's syndrome.

polyendocrine

pertaining to several endocrine glands.

polyendocrine gland failure
see polyglandular syndrome.
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Doniach, "Islet-cell antibodies in diabetes mellitus with autoimmune polyendocrine deficiencies," The Lancet, vol.
Hashimoto's thyroiditis concomitant with sequential autoimmune hepatitis, chorea and polyserositis: a new entity of autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome?
Inactivating mutations in the AIRE gene cause the rare autosomal recessive disease autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type 1, a condition with a similar autoimmune profile to Down syndrome.
Today, with newly available evidence, researchers can plausibly conclude that Kennedy had a rare unifying autoimmune endocrine disorder called polyendocrine syndrome type II, or APS II, which is characterized by the coexistence of hypothyroidism and Addison's disease, among other conditions.
ICA were initially described in 1974 as being present in patients with autoimmune polyendocrine deficiencies.
The transcription factors SOX9 and SOX10 are vitiligo autoantigens in autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type I.
Islet-cell antibodies india-betes mellitus with autoimmune polyendocrine deficiency.
Autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type 1 in Norway: phenotypic variation, autoantibodies, and novel mutations in the autoimmune regulator gene.
Thymomas are known to be associated with polyendocrine syndromes, including Graves disease.
Sometimes only the adrenal gland is affected, as in idiopathic adrenal insufficiency; sometimes other glands also are affected, as in the polyendocrine deficiency syndrome.