Adrenal gland and paraganglia
Reviewer: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 6 February 2013, last major update February 2005
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● May cause fibrosis, although cortex is relatively radioresistant
● High doses (> 5000 roentgens) to abdomen, pelvis or lumbar region may cause hyaline fibrosis of reticularis and reduction of fasciculata, although donít necessarily affect cortical function
End of Adrenal gland and paraganglia > Adrenal insufficiency > Radiation
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