What are the rarest endocrine system diseases?

There are many rare endocrine system diseases. Addison's disease is quite rare; doctors believe that only about 9,000 Americans currently suffer from this disease. About 10 in one million Americans are diagnosed with Cushing's syndrome each year, making this disease quite rare. Congenital adrenal hyperplasia is another rare endocrine system disease.

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