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ALLMedicine™ Addison Disease Center

Research & Reviews  83 results

Addison Disease
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/116467-overview

Jan 13th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Addison disease (or Addison's disease) is adrenocortical insufficiency due to the destruction or dysfunction of the entire adrenal cortex. It affects glucocorticoid and mineralocorticoid function. The onset of disease usually o...

Adrenal Crisis
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/116716-overview

Jan 13th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Do not confuse acute adrenal crisis with Addison disease. In 1855, Thomas Addison described a syndrome of long-term adrenal insufficiency that develops over months to years, with weakness, fatigue, anorexia, weight loss, and hy...

Type I Polyglandular Autoimmune Syndrome
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/124183-print

Nov 11th, 2021 - Practice Essentials Type I polyglandular autoimmune syndrome (PGA-I) is a rare disorder with sporadic autosomal recessive inheritance. The three major components of PGA-I are as follows: Chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis Hypoparathyroidism Autoimm...

Study of Disease Progression in Adults With Inherited Forms of Spastic Paraplegia
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05008874

Aug 17th, 2021 - Progressive weakness and spasticity of the legs are characteristics of numerous disorders and conditions, including those that are inherited neurological disorders. Adrenomyeloneuropathy (AMN) is an example of an inherited form of spastic parapleg...

Hypnosis as sole anesthesia for oral surgery: The egg of Columbus.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.adaj.2021.04.017
Journal of the American Dental Association (1939); Facco E, Bacci C et. al.

Aug 2nd, 2021 - Hypnosis, despite its effectiveness, has been neglected. The aim of this study is to show the effectiveness and manageability of hypnosis as a stand-alone technique in dentistry. Three patients underwent 6 oral surgery procedures (surgical third-m...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  2 results

Study of Disease Progression in Adults With Inherited Forms of Spastic Paraplegia
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05008874

Aug 17th, 2021 - Progressive weakness and spasticity of the legs are characteristics of numerous disorders and conditions, including those that are inherited neurological disorders. Adrenomyeloneuropathy (AMN) is an example of an inherited form of spastic parapleg...

Clinical Characteristics of Allergy, Autoimmune and Rheumatic Diseases: A Ten Year Retrospective Study
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01611636

Jun 23rd, 2020 - The incidence and prevalence of the allergic, autoimmune and rheumatic diseases are different all over the world. The relative impact of gene and environment on diseases can be revealed by studies from different populations. National Health Insura...

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News  16 results

Fast Five Quiz: Can You Identify and Treat Hyperkalemia?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/849260

Dec 3rd, 2021 - Hyperkalemia — serum potassium greater than approximately 5.0-5.5 mEq/L in adults — is associated with kidney disease, heart failure, a diet high in potassium, and drugs that impair renal potassium excretion. It can also appear in infants or child...

Are We Entitled to Know Presidential Candidates' Health Info?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/934485

Aug 17th, 2020 - This transcript has been edited for clarity. Hi. I'm Art Caplan at the Division of Medical Ethics at NYU's Grossman School of Medicine. There has been tremendous argument and debate about Donald Trump's health. Not so long ago, he took a visit to ...

Are We Entitled to Know Presidential Candidates' Health Info?
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/934485

Aug 17th, 2020 - This transcript has been edited for clarity. Hi. I'm Art Caplan at the Division of Medical Ethics at NYU's Grossman School of Medicine. There has been tremendous argument and debate about Donald Trump's health. Not so long ago, he took a visit to ...

Fast Five Quiz: Adrenal Gland Disorders
https://reference.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/922391

Dec 11th, 2019 - The adrenal glands are a pair of triangular glands, each about 2 inches long and 1 inch wide, that sit on top of the kidneys. They are responsible for the release of hormones that regulate metabolism, immune system function, and the salt-water bal...

A Lesson From the Instant Pot: How About a Troubleshooting Guide for Patients?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/921594

Nov 27th, 2019 - Last year, during the post-Thanksgiving Day sales, an Instant Pot I'd had my eye on became available at a bargain price. So I got one, took it home, and read the instruction manual so as to not violate the Gay-Lussac law of the mass, pressure, and...

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