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hypoadrenalism (chronic)

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Chronic hypoadrenalism can be:

  • primary - inability of adrenal gland to elaborate sufficient adrenal steroid hormones (Addison's disease)
  • secondary - the basic failure is in the elaboration of ACTH

If treated, a normal life span can be expected.

Last reviewed 01/2018

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