hormone resistance syndrome

hormone resistance syndrome

A condition caused by a reduced or absent end-organ responsiveness to a biologically active hormone, which may be due to a hormone receptor defect or a post-receptor defect
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We present a branded mature newborn baby who was diagnosed as having adrenocorticotropic hormone resistance syndrome.
Spectrum of transcriptional, dimerization, and dominant negative properties of twenty different mutant thyroid hormone [beta]-receptors in thyroid hormone resistance syndrome.
Thyroid hormone resistance syndromes [by Refetoff S, Dumitrescu AM].
These include subclinical hypothyroidism, Graves' disease, autoimmune thyroiditis, fibromyalgia, polycystic ovary syndrome, fibrocystic breast disease, obesity, sleep apnea, cardiac arrhythmia, diabetes (both types), hypertension, and hormone resistance syndromes.
Subclinical hypothyroidism * Graves' disease * Autoimmune thyroiditis * Polycystic ovary syndrome * Fibrocystic breast disease * Obesity * Sleep apnea * Cardiac arrhythmia * Diabetes (both types) * Hypertension * Hormone resistance syndromes
These hormone resistance syndromes or "pseudo" disease states require careful correlation of the clinical presentation of the patient (and family members) with the laboratory test results.

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