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Gonadal and Adrenal Disorders 

Gonadal and Adrenal Disorders
Gonadal and Adrenal Disorders

Pankaj Shah

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date: 19 October 2019

Adrenocortical failure most commonly is due to a decrease in production of 1 or more adrenal hormones. Clinically relevant deficiencies may involve cortisol or aldosterone or a combination of both. Decreased production of adrenocortical hormones may be a consequence of adrenocortical disease (primary failure) or tropic hormone loss (secondary failure).

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