Chronic atrophy of adrenal gland will result in which hormone deficiency

Chronic atrophy of adrenal gland will
result in which hormone deficiency ?
a) CRH
b) ACTH
c) Cortisol
d) MSH
Correct Answer - C
Ans. C. Cortisol
Cortisol (the major glucocorticoid) is released by adrenal cortex.
CRH is secreted by hypothalamus, and ACTH and MSH are
secreted by pituitary.