Adrenal glands are two small
glands, one on each side, sitting on top of each kidney. They produce a
number of hormones including cortisol, aldosterone, sex hormones and
Disorders of adrenal glands can be functional due to an increase or decrease in the production of the hormones and/or there can an anatomical problem such as a tumor.Adrenal Tumor
This article was written by Sarfraz Zaidi, MD, FACE. Dr. Zaidi specializes in Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism.
Dr. Zaidi is a former assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCLA and Director of the Jamila Diabetes and Endocrine Medical Center in Thousand Oaks, California.
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