Endocrinology

Endocrinology

Acromegaly

Acromegaly

Acromegaly – Increased growth hormone eg due to Adenoma
BySamira Peseschkian1 min read
Conn’s Syndrome

Conn’s Syndrome

Conn’s Syndrome – Syndrome of excess production of aldosterone.
ByKate Ralph2 min read
Cushing’s Syndrome

Cushing’s Syndrome

Cushing’s Syndrome – Clinical state caused by chronic glucocorticoid excess.
ByTania Lim3 min read
Diabetic Hypoglycaemia

Diabetic Hypoglycaemia

Diabetic Hypoglycaemia – Lower than normal blood glucose levels (< 4 mmol/L), particularly in diabetic patients on insulin
ByTania Lim2 min read
Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Diabetic Ketoacidosis – Life-threatening medical emergency due to the build-up of ketones in the body
ByTania Lim2 min read
Hyperthyroidism

Hyperthyroidism

Hyperthyroidism – The clinical effect of excess thyroid hormone, usually from gland hyperfunction
ByRifat Hassan2 min read
Hypogonadism

Hypogonadism

Hypogonadism – Impaired function of the gonads to produce sex hormones and/or gametes.
ByKate Ralph2 min read
Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism – The clinical effect of lack of thyroid hormones
ByRifat Hassan2 min read
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia

Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia

Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia – Functioning hormone-producing tumours in multiple organs.
ByMyrna2 min read
Primary Hyperaldosteronism

Primary Hyperaldosteronism

Primary Hyperaldosteronism – Tumour causing increased aldosterone production
BySamira Peseschkian1 min read
Type I Diabetes

Type I Diabetes

Type I Diabetes Mellitus – Complex metabolic disorder characterised by persistent hyperglycaemia (insulin deficiency)
ByWangari Murage2 min read
Type II Diabetes

Type II Diabetes

Type II Diabetes Mellitus – Complex metabolic disorder characterised by persistent hyperglycaemia (insulin deficiency)
ByWangari Murage2 min read

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