Endocrinologic Disorders

  • Joseph Varon
  • Pilar Acosta


Adrenal insufficiency is a deficiency of glucocorticoid production, which can result from adrenal gland failure (primary adrenal insufficiency) or failure of hypothalamic–pituitary secretion of corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) or adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) (secondary adrenal insufficiency).


Thyroid Hormone Cortisol Level Diabetes Insipidus Adrenal Insufficiency Urine Osmolality 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Texas Health Science CenterHoustonUSA

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