hypoadrenalism


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hypoadrenalism

 [hi″po-ah-dren´al-izm]
deficiency of adrenal activity, as in Addison's disease.

hy·po·a·dre·nal·ism

(hī'pō-ă-drē'năl-izm),
Reduced adrenocortical function.

hypoadrenalism

An imprecise term that usually refers to adrenocortical insufficiency.

hy·po·a·dre·nal·ism

(hī'pō-ă-drē'năl-izm)
1. Reduced function of both the cortices and medullae of the suprarenal gland.
2. Reduced adrenal cortical function, hypocorticoidism.

hy·po·a·dre·nal·ism

(hī'pō-ă-drē'năl-izm)
Reduced adrenocortical function.
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In our patient, who experienced an acute primary hypoadrenalism with bilateral glandular enlargement, the CT appearance and subsequent partial normalization of the adrenal function could be consistent with a bilateral congestion leading to a hemorrhage, more evident in the right adrenal gland, which had presumably occurred 1-2 weeks before the imaging.
The low dose ACTH stimulation test is less sensitive than the overnight metyrapone test for the diagnosis of secondary hypoadrenalism. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 2000;53:221-7.
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Therefore, it is unlikely that the observed decrease in urinary free cortisol excretion in patients with moderate to severe renal impairment was attributable to hypoadrenalism.
Oral glucocorticoids (FDA category C) have not been adequately studied in humans but have been associated with infant hypoadrenalism and other risks.
Oral glucocorticoids (category C) have not been adequately studied in humans but have been associated with infant hypoadrenalism and other risks.
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Cases with type 2 diabetes and those with other chronic diseases such as hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, or hypoadrenalism were excluded.
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The hypoadrenalism in AMN can be sufficiently treated with corticosteroids as in Addison's disease; however, the correction of the hypoadrenal state does not change the progressive course of neurological symptoms.
In patients with hypoadrenalism, administration of pregnenolone in doses of 10-60 mg in the morning may also be beneficial.