3 edition of Surgical disorders of the adrenal gland found in the catalog.
Surgical disorders of the adrenal gland
Includes bibliographies and index.
|Statement||Timothy S. Harrison ... [et al.].|
|Series||Modern surgical monographs|
|Contributions||Harrison, Timothy S., 1927-|
|LC Classifications||RD599 .S94|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 150 p. :|
|Number of Pages||150|
|LC Control Number||75006963|
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Deficiency of hydroxylase, resulting from mutations or deletions of CYP21A, is the most common form of CAH, accounting for more than 90% of cases. Surgery is a medical specialty that uses operative manual and instrumental techniques on a person to investigate or treat a pathological condition such as a disease or injury, to help improve bodily function or appearance or to repair unwanted ruptured areas.
The act of performing surgery may be called a surgical procedure, operation, or simply "surgery". In primary pigmented micronodular adrenal disease, children or young adults develop small cortisol-producing tumors of the adrenal glands.
In multiple endocrine neoplasia type I (MEN I), hormone-secreting tumors of the parathyroid glands, pancreas and pituitary gland can occur. Cushing's syndrome in MEN I may be due to a pituitary, ectopic or. A goitre, or goiter, is a swelling in the neck resulting from an enlarged thyroid gland.
A goitre can be associated with a thyroid that is not functioning properly. Worldwide, over 90% of goitre cases are caused by iodine deficiency. The term is from the Latin gutturia, meaning throat. Most goitres are of a benign nature.
Signs and symptoms. A goitre can present as a palpable or visible. In the pituitary gland, CRH stimulates the release of ACTH into the bloodstream. ACTH then acts in the cortex of the adrenal gland to induce production and secretion of glucocorticoids (Glucocort.), which enable enhanced energy metabolism under stress conditions and negatively feedback on CRH and ACTH to reduce their production and release.
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Medications to control excessive production of cortisol at the adrenal gland include ketoconazole, mitotane (Lysodren) and metyrapone (Metopirone). A phaeochromocytoma is a rare tumour that secretes catecholamines. It is derived from chromaffin cells, usually in the adrenal medulla; however, occasionally extra-adrenal phaeochromocytomas or paragangliomas occur .Many - but not all - authors define phaeochromocytoma as coming from the adrenal medulla and if the tumour is similar but located elsewhere, it is called a.
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