adrenal hyperplasia


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adrenal hyperplasia

Diffuse enlargement of the adrenal glands. See Congenital adrenal hyperplasia.
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Congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to 11-beta-hydroxylase deficiency: description of a new mutation, R384X
A plasma aldosterone greater than 25 ng/dL or a urine aldosterone in excess of 30 meg/24 hours is another useful clue because a tumor produces a lot more aldosterone than does bilateral adrenal hyperplasia.
Nonclassic congenital adrenal hyperplasia. Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes 2012;19:151-8.
(1-4,17,18) The findings on CT for adrenal hyperplasia are usually nonspecific, showing either enlarged or normal-size adrenal glands.
Newborns are screened for diseases including Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PH), cystic fibrosis, biotinidase, thalassaemia, sickle cell disease, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, congenital hypothyroidism and phenylketonuria.
"Diurnal has made impressive progress this year and is a great example both of the latent value in our biotech division an our commitment to supporting laterstage portfolio companies." Diurnal's products have potential to help patients suffering from diseases caused by cortisol defi-ciency, which include congenital adrenal hyperplasia and adrenal insufficiency.
ACTH-independent macronodular adrenal hyperplasia. Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 2009;23:245-59http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.beem.2008.10.011.
He was also suffering from congenital adrenal hyperplasia that increases male hormones, making the patient, who had a beard and a "micropenis", look like a man.
The child was born with congenital adrenal hyperplasia, causing hormonal imbalance and development of ambiguous genitalia.
Cameron Van Dijk was a newborn when first admitted to the University Hospital of North Tees in 2000 and was diagnosed with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH).
Michael Bruton, 20 Student Michael Bruton, 20, suffers from a rare form of diabetes called congenital adrenal hyperplasia, a genetic condition that could put him in a deadly coma.

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