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endocrinopathy

 [en″do-krĭ-nop´ah-the]
any disease due to disorder of the endocrine system. adj., adj endocrinopath´ic.

en·do·cri·nop·a·thy

(en'dō-kri-nop'ă-thē),
A disorder in the function of an endocrine gland and the consequences thereof.
[endocrine + G. pathos, disease]

endocrinopathy

/en·do·cri·nop·a·thy/ (-nop´ah-the) any disease due to disorder of the endocrine system.endocrinopath´ic

endocrinopathy

[-krinop′əthē]
Etymology: Gk, endon, within, krinein, to secrete, pathos, disease
a disease involving an endocrine gland or a dysfunction that decreases the quality or quantity of the gland's secretion or response to a hormone.

gynecomastia

Benign enlargement of ♂ breast that most commonly affects boys and adolescents, often regresses at puberty; it is usually due to a proliferation of glandular component; may occur in Klinefelter syndrome or after malnutrition Age-related peaks
1. Perinatal, in 60-90% of ♂ at birth, due to transplacental passage of estrogens.
2. Pubertal, up to 70%, depending on stringency of definition.
3. Involutional, age 50-80% Treatment Clomiphene, tamoxifen, testolactone, surgery. See Adolescent gynecomastia.
Gynecomastia Etiology
Endocrinopathy Orchitis, hypogonadism–androgen deficiency, androgen resistance, tumors/hyperplasia of adrenal gland, testes, eg Leydig cell tumor–↑ hCG, lung CA, Klinefelter syndrome–↑ risk of breast CA and thyroid hyperplasia
Drugs α-methyldopa, amphetamine, androgens, benzodiazepines, cimetidine, chemotherapeutics, digitalis, INH, marijuana, penicillamine, phenothiazine, reserpine, spironolactone, tricyclic antidepressants
Other conditions Starvation diet–mechanism: testicular, hepatic hypofunction or on resuming feeding, hemodialysis, liver disease–cirrhosis, hepatomas, hemochromatosis, due to ↓ hepatic metabolism of estrogens, mycosis fungoides, myotonic dystrophy with spastic paraplegia, leprosy
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en·do·cri·nop·a·thy

(en'dō-kri-nop'ă-thē)
A disorder in the function of an endocrine gland and the consequences thereof.

en·do·cri·nop·a·thy

(en'dō-kri-nop'ă-thē)
Functional disorder of the endocrine gland.

endocrinopathy

any disease due to disorder of the endocrine system.

Patient discussion about endocrinopathy

Q. Can women think strange when pregnant? Is it due to hormonal imbalance? Please help me; I’m 21 and this is my first pregnancy. I am in the first trimester. Yet I don’t feel morning sickness but feel tired throughout the day. Can women think strange when pregnant? Is it due to hormonal imbalance?

A. First, congratulations for your first pregnancy, Elizabeth..

You need not to worry about you're not being nausea during this first trimester. Although morning sickness is a common symptoms of first trimester pregnancy, it doesn't always happened to every pregnant moms. So all you need to do is stay healthy always, by consuming healthy foods, and if you're a working woman, you need to limit your daily works, because first trimester is quite crucial. First trimester is a phase when your fetus is developing its organ, and the attachment to its mother's uterus is becoming strong.

In second trimester, usually there will be less problems, the nausea feeling will often fade away by itself. One other important thing is to get yourself checked to your Ob-GYN doctor (antenatal care), to make sure your pregnancy is okay, and to monitor your baby's development.

In case you're thinking strange, I don't think it is a significant problem. Maybe it's just because this is your very first expe

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Patients with one autoimmune endocrinopathy have an increased risk of developing other autoimmune disorders.
It is well recognised that polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrinopathy in women in their reproductive years, affecting 5-10% of this segment of the population.
Many of the text chapters, but not all, have a reasonable compilation of the history and development of understanding regarding the particular endocrinopathy covered.
None of the cases had evidence of endocrinopathy or mitochondrial cytopathy.
Hypogonadism is not a common cause of erectile dysfunction (>95% patients have normal testosterone levels) [5], but is the commonest endocrinopathy and cause of sexual dysfunction in HIV-1-positive men [6].
It is associated with KS, Hodgkin's, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and polyneuropathy, endocrinopathy, Mprotein band, skin hyperpigmentation (POEMS) syndrome.
4) In the literature, extensive arterial calcification has been described in a patient with clas-sical POEMS syndrome (polyneuropathy, organomegaly, endocrinopathy, monoclonal gammopathy, and skin defects) associated with a myeloproliferative disorder.
The women were on a regimen of diet control and metformin to reverse their endocrinopathy, he told this newspaper.
The women were on a regiment of diet control and metformin to reverse their endocrinopathy, he said in an interview with this newspaper.
1] There are two primary categories of the disease: monostotic fibrous dysplasia involves a single bone and represents 70% of all cases; polyostotic fibrous dysplasia involves multiple bones and makes up the remainder, [2] Also, approximately 3% of patients with fibrous dysplasia will experience McCune-Albright syndrome, in which the bony involvement is accompanied by skin lesions and endocrinopathy.
03), POEMS (polyneuropathy organomegaly endocrinopathy monoclonal gammopathy and skin changes syndrome) (P = 0.
On the other hand, the coincidence of diabetes with another autoimmune endocrinopathy (Graves' disease) in this patient may be late-onset APECED presented with only insulin dependent diabetes and autoimmune thyroiditis, which may develop other features of the disease in future.