A gland of the endocrine system that produces essential hormones including adrenaline (epinephrine) and cortisol. Located above the kidneys.

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Adrenal Diseases
A discussion of surgically correctable diseases by surgeons at University of Pennsylvania.
Adrenal Glands
EndocrineWeb's description and discussion of diseases associated with these organs.
Endotext: Adrenal Physiology and Diseases
Detailed information on the adrenal glands, their function and associated disorders.
National Adrenal Diseases Foundation
Non-profit organization dedicated to providing support, information and education to individuals having Addison's disease as well as other diseases of the adrenal glands.
Patient: Adrenal Crisis
Factsheet on this potentially fatal condition caused by an acute deficiency of certain hormones, its aetiology, risk factors, presentation, investigations, management, associations and complications.

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