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what are some diseases caused by adrenal glands?

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Dr. Nirmal Nandakumar
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
A lot: There are a lot of diseases and syndromes. You have to differentiate between primary and secondary causes of adrenal diseases.
Answered on Feb 7, 2014
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Variety: The classics are cushing's disease, increased adrenal activity, and addison's, decreased activity, but primary pituitary problems can secondarily affect adrenal function.
Answered on Feb 7, 2014

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