TITLE

polyendocrine deficiency syndromes

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1725
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "polyendocrine deficiency syndromes" is presented. It is a disease that begins at about the age of twelve. Type I of these syndromes are characterized by hypoparathyroidism, primary adrenal insufficiency, and mucocutaneous candidiasis. Whereas, type II is characterized by primary adrenal insufficiency, autoimmune thyroid disease, and insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.
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21241512

 

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