Adrenal crisis is a life-threatening condition in which the anterior pituitary gland does not make enough adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH). ACTH is responsible for regulating the adrenal gland (a gland near the kidneys that makes hormones that regulate many important bodily functions).
Adrenal crisis is very serious, and people with adrenal crisis require immediate treatment. If you suspect you have this condition, seek emergency medical care immediately.
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