multiple endocrine deficiency syndrome

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mul·ti·ple en·do·crine de·fi·cien·cy syn·drome

acquired deficiency of the function of several endocrine glands, usually on an autoimmune basis, in types I and II in children and adult, respectively.

multiple endocrine deficiency syndrome

mul·ti·ple en·do·crine de·fi·cien·cy syn·drome

(mŭl'ti-pĕl en'dō-krin dĕ-fish'ĕn-sē sin'drōm)
Acquired deficiency of the function of several endocrine glands, usually on an autoimmune basis.

mul·ti·ple en·do·crine de·fi·cien·cy syn·drome

(mŭl'ti-pĕl en'dō-krin dĕ-fish'ĕn-sē sin'drōm)
Acquired deficiency of function of several endocrine glands.
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Sometimes only the adrenal gland is affected, as in idiopathic adrenal insufficiency; sometimes other glands also are affected, as in the polyendocrine deficiency syndrome.
The polyendocrine deficiency syndrome is classified into two separate forms, referred to as type I and type II.