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Descriptor English:   Adrenal Insufficiency 
Descriptor Spanish:   Insuficiencia Suprarrenal 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Insuficiência Adrenal 
Synonyms English:   Adrenal Gland Hypofunction
Adrenal Insufficiencies
Hypofunction, Adrenal Gland  
Tree Number:   C19.053.500
Definition English:   Conditions in which the production of adrenal CORTICOSTEROIDS falls below the requirement of the body. Adrenal insufficiency can be caused by defects in the ADRENAL GLANDS, the PITUITARY GLAND, or the HYPOTHALAMUS. 
Indexing Annotation English:   do not confuse with ADRENAL GLAND HYPERFUNCTION
See Related English:   Adrenal Cortex Hormones
History Note English:   2005 (1968) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   312 
Unique Identifier:   D000309 

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