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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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This study showed the importance of proper endocrinological work-up in the evaluation of patient with male infertility when appropriate because these cases may have recognizable endocrinopathy that may be correctable.
Relapse of polyneuropathy, organomegaly, endocrinopathy, M-protein and skin changes (POEMS) syndrome without increased level of vascular endothelial growth factor following successful autologous peripheral bloodstem cell transplantation.
Summary of patients with fibrous dysplasia (n=25) Sr Age (yr) at Sex Bone Endocrinopathy Cafe-au-lait no presentation involvement macules (poly/mono) 1 11 F P - + 2 24 F P - - 3 30 F P Hyperthyroidism - 4 28 M P Acromegaly - 5 25 M P Acromegaly - 6 40 M P Acromegaly - 7 19 F P Hypophosphatemic + rickets 8 17 F P - - 9 22 F M - - 10 11 M M - + 11 15 M M - - 12 22 F P - - 13 10 M P - - 14 19 F P - - 15 14 F M - - 16 19 F P - - 17 48 M P Acromegaly + 18 38 M M Acromegaly - 19 30 M M - - 20 32 M M - - 21 23 M P - - 22 44 F P - - 23 15 M P - - 24 42 M P - - 25 7 F P Precocious + puberty, hyperthyroidism M, male; F, female; P, polystotic; M, monostotic
PCOS is the most common endocrinopathy in women and major cause of anovulatory infertility.
These include Turner syndrome (50%), Addison's disease (20%), Down's syndrome (20%), multiple endocrine neoplasia II (70%), and POEMS syndrome (polyneuropathy, organomegaly, endocrinopathy, M protein, and skin changes) (50 %).
Based on the study by Bacchetta, Eachempati, Fins, Hydo, and Barie (2006), the patient with a diagnosis of malignant disease (with or without metastasis), cardiovascular disease, or endocrinopathy, and the patient receiving chronic glucocorticoid therapy had a higher incidence of DNR orders.
03), POEMS (polyneuropathy organomegaly endocrinopathy monoclonal gammopathy and skin changes syndrome) (P = 0.
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS): arguably the most common endocrinopathy is associated with significant morbidity in women.
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.
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.
It excluded children with any endocrinopathy and those taking medications that affect vitamin D metabolism, Dr.
Although effective, radiotherapy may cause serious damage to the nervous system of children, including reduction in IQ and cognitive impairment, endocrinopathy, and risk of second malignancy.