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Adrenal Gland Disorders

Addison’s Disease

– Hyposecretion of Adrenal Cortex Hormones

  • Glucocorticoids
  • Mineralocorticoids

Assessment:

  • Lethargy
  • Fatigue and weight loss
  • Hypotension
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hyperkalemia

 

– can lead to Addisonian Crisis

Addisonian Crisis Assessment

  • Severe headache
  • Weakness and Irritability
  • Severe Hypotension
  • Shock

 

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