Medical Dictionary: Hypocortisolism
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Hypocortisolism: Another name for Adrenal insufficiency.
Hypocortisolism (condition): Reduced output of the adrenal gland
Hypocortisolism (condition): Adrenal insufficiency is a failure by the adrenal gland to output enough hormones. Severe or chronic cases, see Addison's disease, which is a common cause of adrenal failure. Adrenal gland failure may cause an Addisonian crisis.
More information on medical condition: Adrenal insufficiency:
- Introduction: Adrenal insufficiency
- Basic Summary for Adrenal insufficiency
- Types of Adrenal insufficiency
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