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​​What are the symptoms of adrenal gland disorders?

Symptoms of adrenal gland disorders depend on whether it is making too much or too little hormone and on the specific disorder.

  • Cushing's Syndrome

  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)

  • Pituitary Tumors 

  • Pheochromocytoma/Paraganglioma

  • Addison's Disease

  • Hyperaldosteronism

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Citations

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  4. National Library of Medicine. (2012). Addison disease. Retrieved May 24, 2016, from http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/addisonsdisease.html [top]
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