polyglandular deficiency syndrome

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.

polyglandular deficiency syndrome

primary failure of any combination of endocrine glands, including the adrenals, thyroid, gonads, parathyroids, and endocrine pancreas. It is often accompanied by autoimmune abnormalities that affect systems other than the endocrine system. Also called multiple endocrine deficiency syndrome, multiple glandular deficiency syndrome.
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Other diseases of connection to Sephardi origin include: Alpha-Thalassemia, Ataxia Telangiectasia, Corticosterone Methyloxidase Type II Deficiency, Costeff Optical Atrophy, Cystic Fibrosis (CF), Familial Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, Familial Tumoral Calcinosis (Normophosphatemic Type), Inclusion Body Myophy Type 28, Metachromic Leukodystrophy, Polyglandular Deficiency Syndrome, Pseudocholinesterase Deficiency, Spinal Muscular Athrophy (S.