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Endocrinology

Conn’s Syndrome

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Introduction Conn's syndrome is primary hyperaldosteronism - an excess of aldosterone. As opposed to Cushing's Syndrome - which is an excess of glucocorticoids, and as opposed to Addison's disease which…

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Cushing syndrome signs and symptoms

Cushing’s Syndrome

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Introduction The term Cushing’s syndrome is used to describe state of excess free circulating glucocorticoid (cortisol). Florid disease is easy to spot, but subtle cases can be more difficult. The…

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Phaeochromocytoma

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Introduction Phaeochromocytoma is a neuroendocrine tumour of the medulla of the adrenal glands. It secretes large quantities of  the catecholamines noradrenaline, and to a lesser extent, adrenaline.   Epidemiology Rule…

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