Adrenal gland disorders

Gary Butler and Jeremy Kirk

in Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes

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Published in print May 2011 | ISBN: 9780199232222
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726194 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Adrenal gland disorders

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Physiology 236

Adrenal insufficiency 238

Adrenal steroid excess 246

Further reading 247

The adrenal cortex, which produces steroid hormones, is under the control of both the hypothalamo–pituitary–adrenal (HPA) endocrine axis, which regulates cortisol secretion, and the renin–angiotensin system, which regulates aldosterone secretion (Figs 8.1 and ...

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Subjects: Endocrinology and Diabetes ; Paediatrics

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