Doctor’s Notes: Part 2, Adrenal

The adrenal glands sit atop the kidneys.

The adrenal glands sit atop the kidneys. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Acronyms or abbreviations for “Adrenal”

AD: adrenal vein
AG: adrenal gland
AdNA: adrenal gland
AC: adrenal cortex
adc: adrenal cortex
ADM: adrenal medulla
AA: adrenal adenoma
AF: adrenal failure
AM: adrenal medulla
AA: adrenal androgen
PA: pituitary-adrenal
AA: adrenal androgens
AAs: adrenal androgens
AM: adrenal medullary
LAV: left adrenal vein
AH: adrenal hypoplasia
AH: adrenal hemorrhage
AE: adrenal enucleation
AG: adrenal glomerulosa
AH: adrenal hyperplasia
HFA: human fetal adrenal
BAC: bovine adrenal cells
ADM: adrenal demedullation
AI: adrenal incidentaloma
AI: adrenal insufficiency
AVS: adrenal vein sampling
AI: adrenal incidentalomas
BAM: Bovine Adrenal Medulla
PAA: pituitary-adrenal axis
AMQD: Adrenal Move Quick Draw
AVS: Adrenal venous sampling
ach: adrenal cortical hormone
ACCs: adrenal chromaffin cells
AZF: adrenal zona fasciculata
BAM: Bovine adrenal medullary
PAL: Primary adrenal lymphoma
Ad4BP: Adrenal 4-binding protein
BAC: bovine adrenal chromaffin
ACC: adrenal cortical carcinoma
acca: adrenal cortical carcinoma
BAG: bovine adrenal glomerulosa
SAM: sympatho-adrenal-medullary
NAH: neonatal adrenal hemorrhage
PAH: primary adrenal hyperplasia
AHC: adrenal hypoplasia congenita
ACA: adrenal cortex autoantibodies
ACTH: adrenal corticotropic hormone
BAH: bilateral adrenal hyperplasia
CAH: congenital adrenal hypoplasia
HPA: hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal
PAI: primary adrenal insufficiency
SAM: sympathetic-adrenal medullary
cah: congenital adrenal hyperplasia
HPA: hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal
IAH: idiopathic adrenal hyperplasia
ACTH: adrenal corticotrophic hormone
ahc: adrenal hypoplasia, congenital
BAMC: bovine adrenal medullary cells
H-P-A: hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal
HPA: hypothalamic-adrenal-pituitary
HPA: hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal
HPAA: hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal
IHA: idiopathic adrenal hyperplasia
LOAH: late-onset adrenal hyperplasia
NCAH: nonclassic adrenal hyperplasia
UAH: unilateral adrenal hyperplasia
BACC: bovine adrenal chromaffin cells
BACCs: bovine adrenal chromaffin cells
BCC: Bovine adrenal chromaffin cells
CAH: congenital adrenal hyperplasias
HHA: hypothalamo-hypophyseal-adrenal
BAC: bovine adrenal fasciculata cells
ARH: adrenal regeneration hypertension
HPAA: hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis
ASNA: adrenal sympathetic nerve activity
HPA: hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis
BAMC: bovine adrenal medullary chromaffin
FAH: Functional adrenal hyperandrogenism
HPA: hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis
HPA-axis: hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis
HPAA: hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis
HPAA: hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis
AASH: adrenal androgen stimulating hormone
BAME: bovine adrenal medullary endothelial
HPA: hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal gland
NADF: National Adrenal Diseases Foundation
PAMC: porcine adrenal medullary chromaffin
CLAH: congenital lipoid adrenal hyperplasia
APA: aldosterone-producing adrenal adenoma
HPA: hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal system
HPAT: hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal-thymus
LHPA: limbic-hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal
PCAI: primary chronic adrenal insufficiency
HHAS: hypothalamo-hypophyseal-adrenal system
HPA: hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal cortical
HPA: hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal cortical
RAMEC: rat adrenal medullary endothelial cells
CVAH: congenital virilizing adrenal hyperplasia
CAH: congenital virilizing adrenal hyperplasia
LOCAH: late-onset congenital adrenal hyperplasia
LHPA: limbic-hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis
NC-CAH: non-classical congenital adrenal hyperplasia
AIMAH: ACTH-independent bilateral macronodular adrenal
pre-ASNA: preganglionic adrenal sympathetic nerve activity
AIMAH: ACTH-independent macronodular adrenal hyperplasia
CAHSA: Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Support Association
AIMAH: ACTH-independent bilateral macronodular adrenal hyperplasia

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