Atrophy and Tuberculosis of Adrenal Glands Relation to Addison’s disease

ADRENAL GLANDS John F. Kennedy suffered from Addison’s disease, in which the cortex of the adrenal glands atrophy, resulting in life-threatening deficiencies of Cortisol and aldosterone. Up until 1940, Addison’s disease was invariably fatal, but it was then discovered that it could be treated with cortisone. Kennedy was diagnosed by a London doctor in 1947, Read more