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Adrenal Insufficiency MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Adrenal Insufficiency
Tree Number(s)
C19.053.500
Unique ID
D000309
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000309
Annotation
do not confuse with ADRENAL GLAND HYPERFUNCTION
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Adrenal Gland Hypofunction
Hypoadrenalism
NLM Classification #
WK 765
See Also
Adrenal Cortex Hormones
Public MeSH Note
2005; see ADRENAL GLAND HYPOFUNCTION 1968-2004
History Note
2005 (1968)
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2004/07/07
Adrenal Insufficiency Preferred
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