Chapter

Endocrinology & metabolism

Edited by Drew Provan

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation

Third edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print July 2010 | ISBN: 9780199233717
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598823 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199233717.003.0002

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Endocrinology & metabolism

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Guiding principles of endocrine investigation 122

Hypothalamus/pituitary function 125

Acromegaly (growth hormone excess) 128

Polydipsia & polyuria: diabetes insipidus 129

Hyponatraemia (including syndrome of inappropriate anti-diuretic hormone) 132

Obesity/hypercortisolism 135

Endocrine hypertension 141

Hypokalaemia 150

Hyperkalaemia 152

Adrenal failure 154

Amenorrhoea 158

Infertility 160

Hirsutism/virilization (raised testosterone) ...

Chapter.  21837 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Clinical Science

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