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Acromegaly
A chronic metabolic disorder that results in gradual enlargement of tissues including the bones of the face, jaw, hands, feet, and skull.
Acute Adrenal Crisis
An abrupt, life-threatening state caused by insufficient cortisol, a hormone produced and released by the adrenal gland. The incidence is 4 out of 100,000 people.
Addison'S Disease
Addison’s disease is a hormonal disorder due to reduction in the production of the hormone “cortisol” and sometimes “aldosterone” also, which is produced from the adrenal gland and is characterized by the sudden weight loss, weakness in muscles and lowering of blood pressure.
Adrenoleukodystrophy
Leukodystrophies comprises of many diseases. All such diseases in the leukodystrophies are inherited disorder i.e it passes from parent to child. There are different gene defects in all leukodystrophy which all lead to poor development in the myelin sheath It is an inherited disease. It has two forms mainly. These two forms of disease has different pattern of inheritance.One dorm ...
Hypothyroidism
Hypothyroidism is a condition in which the thyroid glands unable to produce sufficient thyroid hormones as per the requirement of the body. Due to insufficient growth of the hormone, body is unable to perform numerous functions appropriately. The condition is more likely to affect the women as compared to men. Approximately, 5 % of the U.S. population suffers from Hypothyroidism.
Acidosis
Acidosis is a condition in which excessive amount of acid forms in the body fluids. It is opposite of alkalosis (a condition in which excessive base forms in the body fluids). The condition is further divided into two categories: respiratory and metabolic acidosis. When too much acid (carbon dioxide) forms in the body, then resulting condition can be said as ...
Acute Porphyria
Acute Porphyria is a group of diseases that affect production of heme and result in excessive secretion of porphyrin precursors and porphyrins. Acute Porphyria term includes 4 similar inherited diseases in it. Those terms are acute intermittent Porphyria, plumpoporphyria, hereditary coroporphyria and variegate Porphyria. It is commonly observed that 1 out of 75000 people suffer from the acute attacks of ...
Alkalosis
Alkalosis is also known as acidosis, in this state the body fluids have excess of alkali or base. It is an opposite state of excess acidity. The kidneys and the lungs help in maintaining the acid and base levels in the body. Increase in bicarbonates which is a base and decrease in the carbon dioxide which is the acid makes ...
Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency
Alpha-1 antitrypsin (AAT) deficiency is a hereditary disorder where the liver has a malfunctioning and does not produce enough protein to protect the liver and lungs from damage. This malfunctioning can lead to liver disease and emphysema. AAT if a protein tissue that usually safe guards the lungs from toxins and waste liquids that enter the lungs, deficiency of this ...
Anorchia
Anorchia is congenital abnormality in which one or both testis are absent.
Chronic Thyroiditis (Hashimoto'S Disease)
Chronic thyroiditis is the condition of inflammation of the thyroid gland. This leads to frequent hypothyroidism.
Cushing'S Syndrome Caused By Adrenal Tumor
 Cushing syndrome is an endocrine system disorder, occurs when there is a tumor.
Cushing'S Syndrome; Exogenous
Exogenous Cushing syndrome is one of the types of Cushing syndrome. It is basically seen in patients taking glucocorticoid hormones for long time.
Drug-Induced Hypothyroidism
Drug-induced hypothyroidism is a condition that results in decreased activity of thyroid glands due to certain medication reaction. Hypothyroidism refers to condition in which thyroid glands perform less function i.e. they remain inactive. And when the prefix “drug induced” is added into it, it means that the condition is the outcome of drug reaction.
Ectopic Cushing'S Syndrome
Ectopic Cushing's syndrome is a condition in which hormone called ACTH, adrenocorticotropic hormone is produced by tumor that is present outside the pituitary or adrenal glands. Cushing syndrome-ectopic is the alternative name of the condition.
Empty-Sella Syndrome
Empty-sella syndrome is a condition which is characterized by enlarged bony structure, known as sella turcicia. The bony structure houses pituitary gland, which is normally small in size. The condition is common in women. The gland is located at brain’s base. Due to the disorder, the affected people sometimes face high fluid pressure inside the skull. Primary and secondary are ...
Exogenous Adrenal Insufficiency
Exogenous adrenal insufficiency is a condition that results in the release of hormone cortisone by the adrenal glands. The glands release the hormone in a very little quantity. An important necessary to highlight is that despite releasing of the hormone, the glands remain in working condition i.e. there is no problem with the adrenal glands. Drug-induced adrenal insufficiency is the ...
Factitious Hyperthyroidism
Factitious hyperthyroidism is the medical term indicating the higher levels of thyroid present in the blood than normal levels. This disease is mainly caused due to over consumption of the thyroid medicine over the years. 
Gigantism
When GH excess develops prior to epiphyseal closure in children, increased linear growth causes gigantism
Glucagonoma
Glucagonoma is the medical name given to represent a very rare tumor in the islet cells of the pancreas. These islet cells are often used to release the insulin and glucagon hormone for the normal functioning of the cells. In the initial stages, the glucagonoma tends to give out symptoms similar to diabetes mellitus.

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