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. This problem is very rare in Turkey; however, it is a very important health issue and has social aspects.
Adrenocorticotropic hormone resistance syndrome was considered in our patient with the hormone tests performed because of hypoglycemia.
Thyroid hormone resistance syndrome: Correlation of dominant negative activity and location of mutations.
Spectrum of transcriptional, dimerization, and dominant negative properties of twenty different mutant thyroid hormone [beta]-receptors in thyroid hormone resistance syndrome. Mol.
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. The problem is, this deficiency is not only common, it's difficult to diagnose.
* 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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