A Case-Based Guide to Clinical Endocrinology (Contemporary by Terry F. Davies

By Terry F. Davies

During this thought-provoking publication, exclusive clinicians offer stimulating guideline and insights right into a wide selection of endocrine topics, educating readers sleek administration of the stipulations defined and providing special access into the literature. The textual content displays a lot of the curriculum for medical endocrine education advised by means of the organization of application administrators in scientific Endocrinology. Concise circumstances are by means of a number of selection inquiries to improve studying.

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Graves’ disease is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism in young and middleaged people. It is caused by circulating anti-TSH receptor antibodies (so-called thyroid-stimulating antibody or thyroid-stimulating immunoglobulin). Hyperthyroidism can also arise from autonomous function within the gland, due to activating mutations in the TSH receptor or the G-protein signal transduction pathway. This produces solitary or multiple autonomously functioning thyroid nodules. The resulting toxic multinodular goiter is the most common etiology of hyperthyroidism in older persons.

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