Adrenal Disorders

Handout on adrenal disorders for medical students or residents, created by the PES resident/medical student education subcommittee

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Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia: A Guide for Families What is Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)? The adrenal glands are located on top of the kidneys and produce several…

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Adrenal Insufficiency

Adrenal Insufficiency: A Guide for Families What is Adrenal Insufficiency? The adrenal gland is located on top of the kidney and makes 3 types of hormones:…

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Emergency Management of Adrenal Insufficiency (PES Drugs and Therapeutics Committee 2019)

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Child with Suspected Adrenal Insufficiency

Primary Care provider guidelines for referral.

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Adrenoleukodystrophy: Guidance for Adrenal Surveillance in Males Identified by Newborn Screen (JCEM 2018)

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Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Due to Steroid 21-Hydroxylase Deficiency: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline (JCEM 2018)

CAH due to 21-OHase deficiency ENDO Clinical Practice Guideline 2018

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Rare Defects in Adrenal Steroidogenesis (Eur J Endo 2018)

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Primary Adrenal Insufficiency (JCEM 2016)

Diagnosis and Treatment of Primary Adrenal Insufficiency: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline Testing Treatment Monitoring Adrenal crisis prevention

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Treatment of Cushing’s Syndrome: ENDO Society Practice Guideline (JCEM 2015)

Optimal adjunctive management First-line treatment options Remission and recurrence Glucocorticoid replacement and discontinuation, and resolution of other hormonal deficiencies Second-line therapeutic options Surgery Long-term follow up.

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