Case Presentations in Endocrinology and Diabetes - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780407005433, 9781483182674

Case Presentations in Endocrinology and Diabetes

1st Edition

Authors: P. H. Baylis G. V. Gill P. Kendall-Taylor
eBook ISBN: 9781483182674
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 27th June 1988
Page Count: 174
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Case Presentations in Endocrinology and Diabetes presents a collection of reports on patients suffering from various disorders that may be commonly seen in a busy diabetes and endocrine unit. This book provides a comprehensive discussion on the diagnosis and management of each patient. This text is intended to be a textbook of endocrinology and diabetes to provide an insight into the clinical practice of the specialty. The various case presentations cover several diseases, including hypopituitarism, acromegaly, diabetes insipidus, osteoporosis, adrenal carcinoma, Turner's syndrome, Cushing's disease, Nelson's syndrome, viral thyroiditis, juvenile thyrotoxicosis, and anorexia nervosa. This book discusses as well other diseases, including diabetic pregnancy, pancreatic tumor, multiple endocrine neoplasia, gonadal dysgenesis, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, and polycystic ovary syndrome. This book is a valuable resource for those training in clinical medicine or for those pursuing a career in endocrinology and diabetes. Endocrinologists and physicians will also find this book extremely useful.

Table of Contents


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Case Presentations

1 Hypopituitarism

2 Functionless Pituitary Tumor

3 Acromegaly

4 Prolactinoma

5 Cushing's Disease

6 Nelson's Syndrome

7 Pituitary Apoplexy

8 Short Stature

9 Hypothalamic Hypogonadotrophinism

10 Diabetes Insipidus

11 Anorexia Nervosa

12 Syndrome of Inappropriate ADH Secretion

13 Juvenile Thyrotoxicosis

14 Graves' Ophthalmopathy

15 Viral Thyroiditis

16 Congenital Hypothyroidism

17 Primary Hypothyroidism

18 Solitary Thyroid Nodule

19 Papillary Carcinoma of Thyroid and Hypoparathyroidism

20 Postpartum Thyroiditis

21 Primary Hyperparathyroidism

22 Hypercalcemia of Malignant Disease

23 Osteomalacia

24 Osteoporosis

25 Primary Hyperaldosteronism (Conn's Syndrome)

26 Addison's Disease

27 Adrenal Carcinoma

28 Phaeochromocytoma

29 Hirsutism

30 Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

31 Turner's Syndrome

32 Klinefelter's Syndrome

33 Gonadal Dysgenesis

34 Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

35 Virilizing Ovarian Tumor

36 Gynaecomastia

37 Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia

38 Auto-Immune Polyendocrinopathy

39 Pancreatic Tumor

40 Glucose Intolerance

41 Diabetic Ketoacidosis

42 Hyperosmolar Non-Ketotic Coma

43 Sulphonylurea Induced Hypoglycaemia

44 Normoglycaemic Ketoacidosis

45 Diabetic Pregnancy

46 Factitious Hypoglycaemia

47 Unnecessary Insulin

48 Diabetic Neuropathy

49 Surgery in Type II Diabetes

50 Amyotrophy and Maculopathy

51 Diabetic Renal Disease

Color Plates appear between Pages 20 and 21


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P. H. Baylis

G. V. Gill

P. Kendall-Taylor

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