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What are the most common adrenal gland disorders?

Addison's disease and Cushing's syndrome are the most common adrenal gland disorders. Addison's disease occurs when the adrenal glands fail to produce adequate amounts of hormone. Cushing's syndrome results when the adrenal glands produce too much hormone.

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