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Adrenal Endocrinopathies

Joseph Mort
  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).
AccessMedicine > Huppert’s Notes: Pathophysiology and Clinical Pearls for Internal Medicine > Anatomy and Physiology in Endocrinology > ADRENAL GLAND
AccessMedicine > Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment 2024 > Cushing Syndrome (Hypercortisolism)
AccessMedicine > Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Study Guide, 9e > Adrenal Insufficiency
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AccessMedicine > Case Files: Internal Medicine 6e > Case 49 > Adrenal Insufficiency
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AccessMedicine > Pathophysiology of Disease Cases > Case 113 > Cushing Syndrome
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AccessMedicine > Pathophysiology of Disease Cases > Case 115 > Addison Disease
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AccessMedicine > Pathophysiology of Disease Cases > Case 116 > Hyperaldosteronism (Primary Aldosteronism)
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AccessMedicine > Pathophysiology of Disease Cases > Case 118 > Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
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AccessMedicine > Workbook and Casebook for Goodman and Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics > Case 29 > ACTH, Adrenal Steroids, and Pharmacology of the Adrenal Cortex
AccessMedicine > The Infographic Guide to Medicine > Endocrinology > Adrenal Insufficiency


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