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Adrenal Endocrinopathies

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AUTHORS:
Joseph Mort
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  1. Understand the regulation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis.
  2. Identify clinical features of Cushing’s Syndrome, create a differential diagnosis, and know the diagnostic workup to identify the cause.
  3. Identify clinical features of adrenal insufficiency and list the possible causes (both primary and secondary).
  4. Recognize the symptoms of hyperaldosteronism and understand the characteristic pattern of electrolyte disarray.
  5. Explain the workup and treatment of hyperaldosteronism.
  6. List the three types of congenital adrenal hyperplasia and know the clinical features of each (symptoms, age at presentation, which hormones are affected).
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > Disorders of the Adrenal Cortex
Required
Section
AccessMedicine > Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas and Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology, 8e > ENDOCRINE, METABOLIC, AND NUTRITIONAL DISEASES > ADDISON DISEASE ICD-10: E27.1
Required
Section
AccessMedicine > Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas and Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology, 8e > ENDOCRINE, METABOLIC, AND NUTRITIONAL DISEASES > CUSHING SYNDROME AND HYPERCORTICISM ICD-10: E24.900
Required
Case File
AccessMedicine > Case Files: Internal Medicine 5e > Case 49 > Adrenal Insufficiency
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Case File
AccessMedicine > Pathophysiology of Disease Cases > Case 113 > Cushing Syndrome
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Case File
AccessMedicine > Pathophysiology of Disease Cases > Case 116 > Hyperaldosteronism (Primary Aldosteronism)
Required
Case File
AccessMedicine > Pathophysiology of Disease Cases > Case 118 > Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
Required
Case File
AccessMedicine > Pathophysiology of Disease Cases > Case 115 > Addison Disease
Required

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