MEN syndrome is an autosomal dominant (AD) predisposition to developing multiple endocrine tumors. Points to remember: Parathyroid hyperplasia is common to Men I and Men…Explore more MEN syndrome Mnemonics
You must have seen the statement in First Aid that says – low serum magnesium causes increase in Parathyroid hormone secretion and very low serum…Explore more Why mild hypomagnesemia causes hyperparathyroidism and severe hypomagnesemia causes hyperparathyroidism?
The principle behind Dexamethasone Suppression Test (DST) is pretty much simple. It is based on the principle of negative feedback exerted by steroids on pituitary…Explore more Understanding Dexamethasone Suppression Test
A) GLUCOSE LEVEL 1. Post-prandial: 140-200 mg/dl: Impaired glucose tolerance (Pre-diabetes) Diabetes prevented with: weight loss, exercise, metformin (in high risk) ≥200 mg/dl (+ Clinical…Explore more Approach to Uncomplicated Diabetes Mellitus : Simplified
Skin – Systemic Disease Connection “When a man has on the skin of his body a swelling or an eruption… and the disease appears to…Explore more Cutaneous manifestation in thyroid disorders
Synonyms: Thyroid resection surgery, Thyroid removal surge Definition: Thyroidectomy is the surgical removal of all or part of the thyroid gland. A “thyroidectomy” should not be…Explore more Thyroidectomy Basics
A 12 year old female patient came to OPD with the chief complaints of increased thirst and increased frequency of urination for last 1 year.…Explore more Case Discussion on Central Diabetes Insipidus