Sunday, March 15, 2009

Swelling of face

a.Look at the pictures .what is the gland that causes that abnormalities?
adrenal gland

b.Name the layers at the cortex of the gland and their secretions?
  • zona glomerulosa-mineralocorticoid(aldosterone)
  • zona fasciculata-glucocorticoid(cortisol)
  • zona reticularis-sex hormone(androgen n estrogen) the abnormalities at these pictures?

  • A-moon face
  • B-abdominal striae
  • C-buffalo hump
  • D-acanthosis nigricans

d.In what condition these abnormalities happened?





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