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Adrenal disorders in pregnancy.
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PMID:  22108280     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Adrenal disorders may manifest during pregnancy de novo, or before pregnancy undiagnosed or diagnosed and treated. Adrenal disorders may present as hormonal hypofunction or hyperfunction, or with mass effects or other nonendocrine effects. Pregnancy presents special problems in the evaluation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis in addition to the usual considerations. The renin-angiotensin-aldosterone axis undergoes major changes during pregnancy. Nevertheless, the common adrenal disorders are associated with morbidity during pregnancy and their management is more complicated. A high index of suspicion must be maintained for these disorders lest they go unrecognized and untreated.
Authors:
Dima Abdelmannan; David C Aron
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Endocrinology and metabolism clinics of North America     Volume:  40     ISSN:  1558-4410     ISO Abbreviation:  Endocrinol. Metab. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8800104     Medline TA:  Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  779-94     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2011. Published by Elsevier Inc.
Affiliation:
Division of Clinical and Molecular Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 10701 East Boulevard, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA.
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