Case Presentations in Endocrinology and Diabetes

Case Presentations in Endocrinology and Diabetes

1st Edition - June 27, 1988

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  • Authors: P. H. Baylis, G. V. Gill, P. Kendall-Taylor
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483182674

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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

  • Preface

    Reference Ranges

    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

Product details

  • No. of pages: 174
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 1988
  • Published: June 27, 1988
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483182674

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P. H. Baylis

G. V. Gill

P. Kendall-Taylor

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