Case Presentations in Chemical Pathology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780750608459, 9781483183824

Case Presentations in Chemical Pathology

1st Edition

Authors: Martin Crook
eBook ISBN: 9781483183824
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 19th October 1993
Page Count: 170
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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


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



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