Endocrine pathology

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results in primary hyperparathyroidism. can be caused by MEN1. hypercalcemia
can be caused by high/low levels of Mg, destruction of parathyroid, constitutively active CaSRs. hypocalcemia results, will see Trousseau's sign and Chovstek sign.
hypocalcemia and hyperphosphatemia despite high PTH.
anosmia and hypogonadism
panhypopituitarism is the most common cause
results in acromegaly and diabetes. IGF-1 and GH levels will be elvated
most common hyperfunctioning adenoma of the pituitary.
autoimmune or TB-related destruction of the adrenals. glucocorticoid deficiency, hypoaldosteronism, hyperpigmentation
hemorrhagic infarction of the adrenals. usually caused by infection. destruction of cortex and medulla
primary glucocorticoid excess caused by pituitary tumor. formation of abdominal stria, abdominal fat redistribution, glycemia,
sudden hemorrhage of the pituitary, usually caused by expanding tumor. panhypopituitarism results.
loss of osmoregulation effects of ADH
disease
enlargement of the thyroid. can be caused by low iodine, high TSH,
autoimmune destruction of the thyroid. results in hypothyroidism
hyperthyroidism caused by antibodies to TSH receptors. will see high T3/T4 and low TSH
benign, nonfct neoplasm of the thyroid. well contained capsule
malignant tumor of the thyroid. branching architecture. presents similarly to grave's
malignant tumor of the thyroid. spreads through the blood. invasion of the capsule is seen
malignant tumor of the thryoid. c-cell origin. calcitonin will be found in amyloid. can be part of MEN2
most common extracranial tumor in children. failure of neural crest cells to apoptose. large abdominal mass. hyperdiploid have good prognosis
chromaffin cell tumor in the adrenal medulla. high levels of epinephrine will be seen. increased VMA in urine
parathyroid, pituitary, pancreatic tumors.
pheochromocytoma, medullary thyroid carcinoma,
 

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Created Apr 11, 2010ReportNominate
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