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Published by Lea & Febiger in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Endocrine glands -- Diseases,
  • Endocrine glands

Book details:

LC ClassificationsRC648 .S6 1956
The Physical Object
Pagination1032 p.
Number of Pages1032
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6198441M
LC Control Number56006933

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Endocrine diseases fall into four broad categories: (1) hormone overproduction, (2) hormone underproduction, (3) altered tissue responses to hormones, and (4) tumors of endocrine glands. An additional fifth category is so far exemplified by one kind of hypothyroidism in which overexpression of a hormone-inactivating enzyme in a tumor leads to. Add tags for "Diseases of the endocrine glands,". All user tags (1) View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud. Some patients face cancer of their endocrine glands, such as cancer of the pancreas, thyroid, ovaries, testes, and the other organs that comprise the endocrine system. These cancers are not as commonly diagnosed as are cancers of the lung, breast, prostate, or colon. The endocrine system is a system of glands that make hormones. Your body uses hormones to control growth, development, metabolism, reproduction, mood, and other : Barbara Brody.

Hot Topics in Endocrine and Endocrine Related Diseases. This book explains a selected number of hot topics in endocrine and hormone-related pathologies, discussed by eminent scientists and clinicians coming from different countries of the world.   In the past decade knowledge of the endocrine glands has advanced tremendously. Yet there are very few texts available which provide adequate and concise information for the student and physician interested in the field of endocrinology. Dr. Soffer's book fills a definite need in this respect. Glands and Hormones The endocrine system is a complex collection of hormone-producing glands that control basic body functions such as metabolism, growth and sexual development. The endocrine glands consist of: pineal; pituitary; thyroid and parathyroids; thymus; adrenals; pancreas; ovaries (female); and testes (male).   Diseases of the Endocrine Glands. This is the fourth edition of a book which has already established itself as a valuable guide in the recognition and treatment of endocrine diseases. Dr. Zondek has incorporated in it a majority of the developments in this field through the year , and the completeness of his work is attested to by the.

Choose from a list of all endocrine disorders and conditions including diabetes, thyroid disorders and cancer, adrenal disorders, and more. Endocrine Diseases/Disorders. Endocrine diseases or disorders are caused due to high or low secretion of hormones from the glands on the Endocrine network system. Hormonal disorder refers to the conditions when hormone secretion is too low or too high. Hormonal diseases occur when your body fails to respond to hormones. The following are integral parts of the endocrine system: Hypothalamus. The hypothalamus is located in the brain, near the optic chiasm. It secretes hormones that stimulate or suppress the release of hormones in the pituitary gland, in addition to controlling water balance, sleep, temperature, appetite, and blood pressure.   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The diseases of the endocrine glands by Hermann Zondek; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Diseases, Ductless Glands, Endocrine glands.