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​​What are some types of adrenal gland disorders?

There are several types of adrenal gland disorders, each with its own symptoms and treatments.​

  • Adrenal Gland Tumors

  • Adrenocortical Carcinoma

  • Cushing's Syndrome

  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)

  • Pituitary Tumors

  • Pheochromocytoma

  • Adrenal Gland Suppression

  • Addison's Disease

  • Hyperaldosteronism


Citations

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  2. National Library of Medicine. (June 2012). Cushing syndrome. Retrieved May 24, 2016, from http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000410.htm [top]
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  4. National Library of Medicine. (2012). Addison's disease. Retrieved May 24, 2016, from http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/addisonsdisease.html [top]

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