TITLE

Simmonds' disease

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2000
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "Simmonds' disease" is presented. It refers to the complete atrophy of the pituitary gland, producing loss of function of the thyroid, adrenals, and gonads, hair loss, hypotension, and cachexia.
ACCESSION #
21245714

 

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