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INSUFFICIENCY. What is not competent; not enough.

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Fluid and electrolyte therapy in endocrine disorders: diabetes mellitus and hypoadrenocorticism. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract.
Primary and secondary canine hypoadrenocorticism. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract.
Adrenalectomized animals require daily hormone replacement therapy (prednisone), and owners should be instructed to monitor for signs of hypoadrenocorticism. Animals receiving mitotane should be monitored for signs of continued Cushing's, Addison's, vomiting, neurologic abnormalities, and gastric irritation.
* Metabolic disorders such as kidney or liver disease, hypoadrenocorticism or pancreatitis;
Addison's disease, named for the 19th century physician who defined this adrenal gland dysfunction, is also known as hypoadrenocorticism or adrenal insufficiency.
Lysodren can also cause permanent changes to the adrenals, requiring continued treatment for Addison's disease (hypoadrenocorticism).
Dogs of all ages can bleed from trauma injuries; the ingestion of toxic substances or contaminated food; gastrointestinal ulcers; colitis; infectious diseases such as parvovirus and coronavirus; infections from Campylobacter, Salmonella, Clostridium, Escherichia coli, and Leptosperosis bacteria; parasites such as whipworms, hookworms, cocciodiosis, and giardia; warfarin (rat poison); coagulation disorders; gastrointestinal cancer; and Addison's disease (hypoadrenocorticism).
The other, Addison's disease or hypoadrenocorticism, is the result of a hyposecretion.