pituitary gland disorder that is caused by necrosis and failure of the anterior lobe of the gland. It results in a secondary failure of the gonads, thyroid gland and adrenal cortex.

SIMMONDS: "A person with Simmond's disease may be anorexic, hypotensive, tachycardic and hypoglycemic."
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