A Synopsis of Endocrinology and Metabolism (Synopsis series) by David G. Ferriman,Ian C. Gilliland PDF

Medical Diseases

By David G. Ferriman,Ian C. Gilliland

ISBN-10: 0723602050

ISBN-13: 9780723602057

ISBN-10: 1483177475

ISBN-13: 9781483177472

A Synopsis of Endocrinology and Metabolism bargains with advances and present considering on endocrine learn. The ebook describes the ailments of the hypothalamus and adenohypophysis together with aetiology, tools of research, symptoms, signs, progress disturbances (related to top, bone age, skeletal proportions, sexual improvement, psychological development). The authors additionally examine the illnesses of the neurohypophysis and of the thyroid comparable to diabetes insipidus, hypernatraemia (salt imbalance), hypothyroidism, myxedema coma, and malignant exophthalmos. issues of the adrenal glands—adrenal cortex comprise Cushing's sickness (excess cortisol production), adrenogenital syndrome, feminizing adrenal tumors (feminization of the male), and hyperaldosteronism. problems of sexual functionality contain major constructions, specifically, cerebral cortex, hypothalamus, anterior pituitary, or gonads. The publication additionally describes problems of carbohydrate and fats metabolism, for instance, diabetes mellitus, hypoglycemia, coronary artery affliction, and hypercholesterolemia. One strategy for decreasing raised serum levels of cholesterol is following diets in keeping with corn oils or different unsaturated fats oils. This ebook is appropriate for college students of drugs, dieticians, endocrinologists, and basic medication practitioners.

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