Ivica Boban, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

Ivica Boban

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Addison’s Disease

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Adrenocortical insufficiency (AI) is a condition of deficient adrenal production of glucocorticoids and/or mineralocorticoids. Primary adrenal insufficiency, also called Addison’s disease (AD), is a result of destruction or dysfunction of the adrenal cortex, whereas in secondary AI the problem is in the pituitary gland (decreased adrenocorticotropic hormone secretion), and…

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