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Addison Disease

"Addison Disease" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

An adrenal disease characterized by the progressive destruction of the ADRENAL CORTEX, resulting in insufficient production of ALDOSTERONE and HYDROCORTISONE. Clinical symptoms include ANOREXIA; NAUSEA; WEIGHT LOSS; MUSCLE WEAKNESS; and HYPERPIGMENTATION of the SKIN due to increase in circulating levels of ACTH precursor hormone which stimulates MELANOCYTES.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Addison Disease" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Addison Disease" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 18 publications over 15 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2013 and 2016 and 2017
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