Case Presentations in Chemical Pathology

Case Presentations in Chemical Pathology

1st Edition - October 19, 1993

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  • Author: Martin Crook
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483183824

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Case Presentations in Chemical Pathology is a compilation of medical records with clinical history, diagnosis, and recommended treatment. It discusses the symptoms and causes of the disease being investigated. It provides sample of laboratory results that is correlated to a possible malady. Some of the topics covered in the book are the ethanol-related liver problem; definition of hyperprolactinaemia; explanation of abnormal plasma magnesium presence in the blood; enzyme defect in acute intermittent porphyria; causes of elevated ketones in a patient’s blood and urine; and description of androgen insensitivity syndrome. The classification and clinical diagnoses of hypercalcaemia are fully covered. The definition and symptoms of Conn’s syndrome are discussed in detail. The text describes in depth the causes of euthyroid hyperthyroxinaemia. The causes of hypermagnesaemia are completely presented. A chapter is devoted to the origins of respiratory alkalosis and hyponatraemia. The book can provide useful information to doctors, students, and researchers.

Table of Contents

  • Contents

    Recommendations for Interpreting Laboratory Data

    Reference Ranges

    Case Presentations, Questions And Answers

    1 Hyperkalemia

    2 Hypeprolactinaemia

    3 Alcoholic Liver Disease

    4 Hypomagnesaemia

    5 Variegate Porphyria

    6 Multiple Myeloma

    7 Diabetic Comas

    8 Hypernatremia

    9 Male Pseudohermaphroditism

    10 Hypophosphataemia

    11 Hirsutism

    12 Hypercalcemia

    13 Tumour Markers

    14 Hypercholesterolemia

    15 Hyperaldosteronism

    16 Metabolic Acidosis

    17 Cushing's Syndrome

    18 Hypokalemia

    19 Polyuria

    20 Hypocalcemia

    21 Hyperthyroidism

    22 Hypertriglyceridaemia

    23 Adrenal Insufficiency

    24 Protoporphyria

    25 Hyperphosphataemia

    26 Growth Hormone Deficiency

    27 Hypermagnesaemia

    28 Hepatitis

    29 Hyperamylasaemia

    30 Tyrosinaemia

    31 Respiratory Alkalosis

    32 Laboratory Artefacts

    33 Hyponatremia

    34 Organic Acidurias

    35 Mixed Hyperlipidaemia

    36 Lactic Acidosis

    37 Hyperbilirubinaemia

    38 Haemochromatosis

    39 Hypocholesterolaemia

    40 Iron Deficiency

    41 Metabolic Alkalosis

    42 Lithium Toxicity

    43 Hyperchloraemic Acidosis

    44 Phaeochromocytoma

    45 Hyperammonemia

    46 Ante-Natal Screening

    47 Hypoglycemia

    48 Hyperuricemia

    49 Hyperglycaemia

    50 Hypouricaemia

    51 Respiratory Acidosis

    52 Elevated Plasma Alkaline Phosphatase

    53 Cryoglobulinaemia

    54 Carcinoid Syndrome

    55 Haemolysis

    56 Hypothyroidism

    57 Proteinuria

    58 Renal Stones

    59 Myocardial Infarction

    60 Hypoalbuminaemia


Product details

  • No. of pages: 170
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 1993
  • Published: October 19, 1993
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483183824

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