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Endocrinology & metabolism 

Endocrinology & metabolism
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Endocrinology & metabolism
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10.1093/med/9780199233717.003.0002
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date: 19 October 2019

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) ...

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