primary adrenocortical insufficiency


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pri·mar·y a·dre·no·cor·ti·cal in·suf·fi·cien·cy

adrenocortical insufficiency caused by disease, destruction, or surgical removal of the adrenal cortices.

pri·mar·y a·dre·no·cor·ti·cal in·suf·fi·cien·cy

(prī'mar-ē ă-drē'nō-kōr'ti-kăl in'sŭ-fish'ĕn-sē)
Adrenocortical insufficiency caused by disease, destruction, or surgical removal of the adrenal cortices.
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Increased death risk and altered cancer incidence patter in patients with isolated or combined autoimmune primary adrenocortical insufficiency.

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