hyperadrenocorticism


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hyperadrenocorticalism

 [hi″per-ah-dre″no-kor´tĭ-kahl-iz-um]
hypersecretion of hormones by the adrenal cortex; see cushing's syndrome. Called also hyperadrenocorticism and hypercorticism.

hyperadrenocorticism

(hī′pər-ə-drē′nō-kôr′tĭ-sĭz′əm)
n.
Excessive secretion of adrenocortical hormones, especially cortisol.
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Espada, "Determination of renal vascular resistance in dogs with diabetes mellitus and hyperadrenocorticism," Veterinary Record, vol.
Tumors in the pituitary gland are responsible for about 80 to 85 percent of the natural causes of hyperadrenocorticism.
Adrenal necrosis in a dog receiving trilostane for the treatment of hyperadrenocorticism. J Small Anim Pract.
Also known as hyperadrenocorticism, Cushing's is the opposite of Addison's disease {see "The Great Pretender" in last month's WDJ).
Central diabetes insipidus in a dog with a pro-opiomelanocortin-producing pituitary tumor not causing hyperadrenocorticism. Journal Veterinary Internal Medicine, v.9, n.5, p.
Concurrent pituitary and adrenal tumors in dogs with hyperadrenocorticism: 17 cases (1978-1995).
Urinary tract problems, diabetes, and hyperadrenocorticism all could cause frequent urination.
Malasseziosis are secondary to hypothyroidism, hyperadrenocorticism, diabetes mellitus, keratinisation disorders and skin neoplasia (Mauldin 2002).
* Hyperadrenocorticism (Cushing's disease--causes a secondary infection)
Two of 15 cases had concurrent diabetes mellitus and hyperadrenocorticism. One other cat had concurrent diabetes mellitus and central diabetes insipidus, while another was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism and hyperparathyroidism.
Metabolic diseases such as hypothyroidism, hyperadrenocorticism and diabetes mellitus have been associated with KCS (BARRERA et al., 1992; KAISERMAN et al., 2005).