Terri is obsessed with making medical school as painless as possible. She studies and compiles medical school notes in a concise, easy-to-understand format. She also enjoys reading contributions by others. She is an investor in sustainability projects. Her ideal weekend is wine tasting and experimenting on bread-making. She has yet to master the art of Sourdough baking.
Deficiency of any of the adrenocorticoid steroid hormones Hypoadrenalism Reduced adrenocortical function Deficient synthesis of steroid hormones ACTH deficiency – Can’t stimulate the adrenal cortex… Read More »Adrenal disorders – Adrenocortical Insufficiency
Adrenal virilism: The development or premature development of male secondary sexual characteristics caused by male sex hormones (androgens) excessively produced by the adrenal gland. This… Read More »Adrenal disorders – Adrenogenital syndrome
Frequent in adult females Primary Hyperaldosteronism Also known as Conn’s Syndrome Overproduction of aldosterone Adrenal cortex lesion: -Adrenocortical adenoma -Adrenal carcinoma -Bilateral adrenal hyperplasia (in… Read More »Adrenal Disorders – Hyperaldosteronism