Example sentences for: adrenal

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  • Criteria for exclusion from the study were as follows: already known pre-existing adrenal disease or adrenalectomy, known malignancies, tuberculosis that might have involved the adrenal gland, and administration of steroids within the 3 months before the admission.

  • This case was accepted as adrenal failure.

  • It likely had the effect of increasing maternal ACTH levels [ 42 ] that would, in turn, act on the fetal adrenal to synthesize corticosterone.

  • A number of studies have evaluated possible associations between a polymorphism in the cytochrome P450c17α ( CYP17 ) gene and breast cancer risk [ 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 ] . Cytochrome P450c17α functions at key branch points in human steroidogenesis, catalyzing the ovarian and adrenal biosynthesis pathways for androstenedione, the immediate precursor of testosterone [ 17 ] . Three polymorphisms have been described in this gene: a C → T transition at nucleotide 5471 in intron 6 [ 18 ] , a G → A transition at nucleotide 47 in the 5'-untranslated region promoter [ 19 ] , and a thymidine substitution for cytosine at nucleotide 27 in the 5'-untranslated region promoter that creates a Msp AI recognition site [ 20 ] .

  • The studies of adrenal function in critically ill patients report conflicting incidences of AI ranging from 0% to 28% [ 35, 36, 37].


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