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adrenal

1. on or near the kidneys
2. of or relating to the adrenal glands or their secretions
3. an adrenal gland
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The processes that control Cortisol production can break down, for example in people who have Addison's disease (when the adrenals don't make enough Cortisol) or Cushing's disease (when they make too much).
Adrenal insufficiency is an infrequent endocrine disorder mostly due to autoimmune adrenalitis; less common causes are infections, trauma, and metastatic cancer.
It most likely is the function of your adrenal glands.
This last mentioned restrictive variant is more frequently used for pituitary and adrenals gland.6,12 It has suggested that for pituitary incidentaloma usually the tumour is less than 1 centimetre (cm) diameter, while for adrenal less than 2cm (or 4 cm).
Adrenal lesions (Solid and cystic) although rare, can present with wide spectrum of manifestations.
Imaging revealed bilateral adrenal enlargement and calcifications with maintenance of the adreniform shape.
Amongst these, primary adrenal lymphomas are considerably rare, contributing to 3% of all non-Hodgkin lymphomas and interestingly in 70% of the cases both adrenal glands are involved [2].
Adrenal masses are found incidentally during radiological examinations performed for indications other than adrenal diseases.
The adrenals were cut at half in the sagittal plane, dividing the organ into two hemi-adrenals, then hemi-adrenals were fixed in 10% formaldehyde solution and dehydrated in a series of ethanol in increasing concentrations (from 50 to 100%) and diaphanized by xylene for later inclusion in paraffin.
It was reported that adrenal gland morphology is as effective as laboratory tests for the evaluation of HPA axis function [2].
(1991) Aldosterone synthase cytochrome P450 expressed in the adrenals of patients with primary aldosteronism.
Adrenal fatigue is the idea that the adrenal glands, which are located on top of each kidney and produce the hormones Cortisol and adrenaline, among others, "exhaust," thus impacting hormone production and causing fatigue.