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Adrenal Insufficiency (Adrenal Gland Hypofunction)

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.
Also Known As:
Adrenal Gland Hypofunction; Hypoadrenalism; Adrenal Insufficiencies; Hypofunction, Adrenal Gland
Networked: 2091 relevant articles (61 outcomes, 154 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Cushing Syndrome
2. Septic Shock (Toxic Shock Syndrome)
3. Hypopituitarism (Sheehan's Syndrome)
4. Sepsis (Septicemia)
5. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (Libman-Sacks Disease)

Experts

1. Arlt, Wiebke: 15 articles (10/2014 - 09/2002)
2. Huebner, Angela: 13 articles (09/2015 - 02/2003)
3. Annane, Djillali: 13 articles (05/2013 - 01/2002)
4. Koehler, Katrin: 10 articles (07/2015 - 03/2006)
5. Allolio, Bruno: 10 articles (01/2014 - 09/2002)
6. Hahner, Stefanie: 8 articles (01/2015 - 11/2005)
7. Sprung, Charles L: 8 articles (02/2013 - 10/2002)
8. Ross, Richard J: 7 articles (04/2015 - 09/2004)
9. Marik, Paul E: 7 articles (10/2011 - 06/2002)
10. Huebner, A: 7 articles (08/2010 - 11/2000)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Adrenal Insufficiency:
1. Hydrocortisone (Cortisol)FDA LinkGeneric
2. Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA)IBA
3. Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH)FDA Link
4. GlucocorticoidsIBA
5. FludrocortisoneIBA
6. SteroidsIBA
7. Insulin (Novolin)FDA Link
8. Dexamethasone (Maxidex)FDA LinkGeneric
9. SodiumIBA
10. CortisoneIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Adrenalectomy
2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
3. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)
4. Hormone Replacement Therapy (Therapy, Hormone Replacement)
5. Anesthesia