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INSUFFICIENCY. What is not competent; not enough.

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The low-dose (1 mug) cosyntropin test (LDT) for primary adrenocortical insufficiency: defining the normal cortisol response and report on first patients with Addison disease confirmed with LDT.
Acute adrenocortical insufficiency or "adrenal crisis" is a medical emergency.
(4) Many who have Addison's disease appear healthy, but they experience acute adrenocortical insufficiency when under stress.
Bravo, Emmanuel L., "Adrenocortical Insufficiency," in Conn's Current Therapy, edited by Robert E.