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TitleManual of endocrinology and metabolism / editor, Norman Lavin
ImprintPhiladelphia : Wolters Kluwer, [2019]
Edition Fifth edition
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"Ideal for all health care professionals who evaluate, diagnose, treat, or refer patients with endocrine disease or disorders, Manual of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Fifth Edition , brings together nearly 150 global authorities who share their knowledge and expertise on endocrine disorders in children, adolescents, and adults. Using a concise outline format, this thoroughly updated manual presents clinical information and protocols needed in everyday practice, with an emphasis on diagnosis and treatment. Succinct chapters and an abundance of tables and diagrams make complex information easy to find and understand"--Publisher's description


Section 1: Basic science of clinical endocrinology. Clinical molecular endocrinology laboratory testing -- Hormone-resistant states -- Genetics of endocrinology -- The growth plate -- Section 2: Hypothalamic-pituitary dysfunction. Anterior pituitary diseases -- Hypopituitarism after traumatic brain injury -- Prolactin -- Nipple discharge/galactorrhea -- Acromegaly/gigantism -- Clinical disorders of vasopressin -- Preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative management following pituitary surgery -- Growth hormone in adults -- Pituitary disorders and tall stature in children -- Short stature and growth hormone therapy -- Laron syndrome -- Prader–Willi syndrome -- Section 3: Adrenal disorders. The adrenal cortex and mineralocorticoid hypertension -- Pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma -- Hormonal hypertension -- Use of salivary cortisol assay to screen for Cushing syndrome/disease -- Adrenal hormones during acute and chronic illness: evaluation and treatment -- Congenital adrenal hyperplasia -- Adrenal steroid excess in childhood -- Adrenal insufficiency in childhood -- Section 4: Disorders of the reproductive system. Female reproductive endocrinology in adults -- Polycystic ovary syndrome -- Male reproductive disorders in adults -- Disorders of sexual development in the pediatric and adolescent male -- Early, precocious, and delayed female pubertal development -- Ambiguous genitalia -- Section 5: Mineral disorders. Disorders of calciotropic hormones in adults -- Hypercalcemic crisis -- Metabolic bone disease -- Parathyroid hormone-related protein -- Common bone and mineral disorders of childhood -- Section 6 thyroid disorders -- Evaluation of thyroid function -- Thyroiditis -- Hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism -- Thyroid tumors in adults -- Newborn thyroid disorders and screening -- Thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer in children and adolescents -- Thyroid disorders in children and adolescents -- Section 7: Metabolic disorders. Obesity -- Disorders of lipid metabolism -- Hypoglycemia in adults -- Hypoglycemia in infants and children -- Congenital hyperinsulinism -- Section 8: Inborn errors of metabolism. Introduction to inborn errors of metabolism -- Glycogen storage diseases -- Hypokalemic paralysis --

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