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Endocrine organs 

Endocrine organs
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Endocrine organs
DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199588442.003.0009
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date: 24 February 2020

Overview

General principles 588

Major roles and characteristics 589

Major systems

The pituitary gland 590

Pituitary adenomas 592

The thyroid 594

Thyroid dysfunction 596

The adrenal gland 598

Cushing's syndrome 600

Hyperaldosteronism 602

The endocrine pancreas 604

Diabetes mellitus 606

Gastrointestinal hormones 610

Hormones influencing calcium, phosphate, and bone ...

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