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

By David G. Ferriman,Ian C. Gilliland

A Synopsis of Endocrinology and Metabolism bargains with advances and present considering on endocrine learn. The e-book describes the illnesses of the hypothalamus and adenohypophysis together with aetiology, equipment of research, indicators, indicators, progress disturbances (related to top, bone age, skeletal proportions, sexual improvement, psychological development). The authors additionally examine the ailments 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 ailment (excess cortisol production), adrenogenital syndrome, feminizing adrenal tumors (feminization of the male), and hyperaldosteronism. issues of sexual functionality contain major constructions, specifically, cerebral cortex, hypothalamus, anterior pituitary, or gonads. The booklet additionally describes issues of carbohydrate and fats metabolism, for instance, diabetes mellitus, hypoglycemia, coronary artery ailment, and hypercholesterolemia. One approach for lowering raised serum levels of cholesterol is following diets in response to corn oils or different unsaturated fats oils. This publication is acceptable for college kids of medication, dieticians, endocrinologists, and normal medication practitioners.

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