Who is most at risk for adrenal gland disorders?

There does not appear to be a particular group who is most at risk for adrenal gland disorders. While there are certain risk factors for adrenal gland disorders, most of them occur without apparent cause, where risk factors are absent. Adrenal gland disorders appear to affect men, women, and children equally and may develop at any age.

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