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CauseDisorderSymptom(s)
Hypersecretion of CatecholaminesUncontrolled sympathetic nervous system, hyperglycemia, increased BMR
Hyposecretion of Parathyroid HormoneLow blood calcium levels, tingling, muscle cramps, tetany
Hyposecretion of ProlactinInability to produce breast milk
Hypersecretion of Growth Hormone in adultsEnlarged bones of face, hands, feet
Hyposecretion of Thyroid Hormone in adultsLow BMR, low body temperature, lethargy
Hyposecretion of Thyroid Hormone in childrenSevere retardation, short body with thick tongue and neck
Hyposecretion of Glucocorticoids and mineralocorticoidsHypotension, impaired fight or flight response, weight loss
Hyposecretion of Thyroid Hormone due to Iodine DeficiencyEnlarged thyroid, low BMR, edematous tissue
Hyposecretion of InsulinPolyuria, polydipsia, polyphagia, hyperglycemia
Hyposecretion of Growth Hormone in childrenMaximum height of 4ft, normal body proportions
Hypersecretion of Thyroid HormoneIncreased BMR, exophthalmos, tachycardia
CauseDisorderSymptom(s)
Hypersecretion of Growth Hormone in childrenVery tall, normal body proportions
Hyposecretion of all Pituitary HormonesMuscle wasting
Hypoactivity of InsulinPolyuria, polydipsia, polyphagia, hyperglycemia
Hypersecretion of Antidiuretic HormoneWater retention without edema, irritability, seizures
Hypersecretion of GlucocorticoidsMoon face, buffalo hump, water retention
Hyposecretion of Antidiuretic HormoneLarge urine outputs, excessive thirst
Hypersecretion of InsulinAsymptomatic
Hypersecretion of AldosteroneFatigue, headache, paralysis, increase blood sodium levels
Hypersecretion of Parathyroid HormoneHigh blood calcium levels, osteomalacia, osteoporosis long term
Hypersecretion of GonadocorticoidsPremature puberty, beard and male pattern hair on females
Hypersecretion of ProlactinSpontaneous, inappropriate lactation

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