Can Adrenal Cortical Steroid Cause Anemia?

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Exogenous adrenal insufficiency is a condition in which the adrenal glands release too little of the hormone cortisol, but there is no problem with the glands themselves.

See also: Addison's disease

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Drug-induced adrenal insufficiency

Causes, incidence, and risk factors

Steroid medications called glucocorticoids (such as prednisone, hydrocortisone, and dexamethasone) are similar to the natural hormone, cortisol, which is produced by the adrenal...

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