6/1/16: Adrenal Insufficiency

  • Remember the layers of the adrenal anatomy and the corresponding hormones produced:

Glomerulosa: Mineralcorticoids (i.e. aldosterone)

Fasciculata: Glucocorticoids (i.e. cortisol)

Reticuloaris: Adrenal Androgens (i.e. testosterone

Chromuffin Cells: Epinephrine

  • Remember the ANTERIOR products of the pituitatry gland: (FLATPEG)

FSH

LH

ATCH

TSH

PROLACTIN

ENODORPHINS

GH

  • Remember the two hormones of the POSTERIOR pituitary:

Oxytocin

ADH

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