Hyperprolactinemia causes and treatment

Hyperprolactinemia is a disease associated with an increased concentration of prolactin (the pituitary hormone) in the blood. This hormone, along with luteinizing and follicle-stimulating hormone, is produced in the pituitary gland and controls the functioning of the endocrine glands. Read the full post »

Hypoparathyroidism

Гипопаратиреоз Hypoparathyroidism (Tetanias) is a disease characterized by increased neuromuscular excitability, decreased parathyroid function and convulsive syndrome. This disease can occur at any age, and there are cases of functional hypoparathyroidism in newborns. Read the full post »

Hyperparathyroidism

гиперпаратиреоз Hyperparathyroidism (generalized fibrous osteodystrophy) is a disease caused by increased production of altered parathyroid glands of parathyroid hormone, which causes pathological changes in the kidneys and bones, as well as a chronically elevated calcium content in the blood. Read the rest of this entry »

Hyperinsulinism

гиперинсулинизм Hyperinsulinism (Hypoglycemia) is an endocrine disease characterized by bouts of a significant decrease in blood sugar (hypoglycemia). At the same time, not only does the sugar level decrease, but there is a decreased processing of glucose by the brain tissues. These processes occur because of a relative or absolute increase in insulin levels. In most cases, the given disease Read the full entry »

Congenital disorders of sexual differentiation - manifestations and treatment

врожденные нарушения половой дифференцировки Congenital disorders of sexual differentiation - a group of endocrine diseases caused by chromosomal abnormalities and difficult for both early diagnosis and treatment. At newborns, and also at children of early age, to estimate development Read the rest of this entry »

Acromegaly: causes, course, treatment

гигантизм Acromegaly is a neuroendocrinal disease that manifests itself in pathological enlargement of individual parts of the body, which is associated with excessive secretion of growth hormone (growth hormone) by the anterior pituitary gland, due to its tumor lesion. This disease develops in adults and manifests itself as a noticeable enlargement of the features of the face (lower jaw, Read the full entry »

Viral Syndrome

вирильный синдром Viral syndrome is an endocrine disease that is characterized by the appearance in the body of a woman of androgen-dependent masculine traits that can manifest at almost any age.

In women, virilization (masculinization) is due to excessive production of androgens (male sex hormones) Read the rest of this entry »

Hypothyroidism

гипотиреоз Hypothyroidism is a disease caused by a decrease in thyroid hormone production of the hormone thyroxin, as a result of which, due to a lack of thyroid hormones in the body, various systemic disorders occur. Hypothyroidism is considered one of the most common diseases of the endocrine system. In adults, the extreme form of G. is a myxedema disease, and in children - cretinism. Read the rest of this entry »