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- Name for the M. Addison with no or only little pigmentation. Occurs in very fair-skinned people with a lack of stimulation of the melanocytes.
- Designation for secondary and tertiary forms of hypocortisolism (insufficiency of the anterior pituitary gland or hypothalamus), with reduced ACTH and thus also reduced MSH secretion and consequently pale, pigment-free, waxy skin.
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Incoming links (4)Addison's disease; Adrenal gland, skin changes; Cushing's syndrome (overview); Pituitary gland diseases, skin changes;
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