Serge Jabbour, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

Serge Jabbour

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Cushing's Syndrome

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Cushing’s syndrome results from prolonged exposure to glucocorticoid excess and includes a wide variety of signs and symptoms. Depending on the duration and degree of glucocorticoid excess, the clinical manifestations may range from mild to florid. Common symptoms or complaints…

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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