aims to provide readers with a general as well as an advanced overview of the
key trends in endocrine disorders. While covering a variety of topics ranging
from thyroid carcinogenesis and pituitary adenomas to adrenal tumors and
metabolic bone disease, this book also focuses on more specific issues not yet
book explains a selected number of hot topics in endocrine and hormone-related
pathologies, discussed by eminent scientists and clinicians coming from
different countries of the world. It deals with advanced recent trends in the
field, including neuroendocrine and pituitary tumors, thyroid dysfunctions,
obesity, cancer, diabetes and a series of endocrine-related diseases, such as
those related to the anabolic effects of testosterone, the liver complications
of diabetes and the pediatric nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
Endocrinology has been written to meet the requirements of today's
trainee doctors and the demands of an increasing number of degree courses in
health and biomedical sciences, and allied subjects. It is a truly integrated
text using large numbers of real clinical cases to introduce the basic
biochemistry, physiology and pathophysiology underlying endocrine disorders and
also the principles of clinical diagnosis and treatment.
This note explains the following topics:
Thyroid Gland, Lingual Thyroid, Anatomy, physiology and pathology of the thyroid
gland, Arterial supply, Lymph nodes of the neck, Follicles, Thyroid-Stimulating
Hormone, Production of T4 and T3, Hormonal Transport, Thyroid Hormones, Neck
Bruising, Plain Films, Nuclear Medicine Nuclear Medicine, Fine Needle
Aspiration, Disorders of the Thyroid Disorders of the Thyroid Gland,
Hypothyroidism, Hyperthyroidism, Gravesí Disease.
This article covers the pathophysiology and causes of hyperchloremic
metabolic acidoses, in particular the renal tubular acidoses (RTAs). It also
addresses approaches to the diagnosis and management of these disorders.