Chapter 25. The Endocrine Glands. Learning Objectives (1 of 2). Explain normal physiologic functions of pituitary hormones, common endocrine disturbances, and treatment Describe major thyroid abnormalities, clinical manifestations, and treatment
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The Endocrine Glands
Normal mechanisms controlling elaboration of tropic hormones by the pituitary gland
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Factors regulating prolactin secretion and pathogenesis of amenorrhea-galactorrhea syndrome
Normal thyroid gland, illustrating two lateral lobes connected by narrow isthmus
Low-magnification photomicrograph of cellular structure of normal thyroid gland.
Nodular goiter obstructing veins draining blood from head, neck, and chest.
The characteristic appearance of neonatal hypothyroidism (cretinism) as a result of a congenital absence of thryroid gland.
Low-magnification photomicrograph of cellular structure in chronic thyroiditis.
Well-differentiated papillary carcinoma of thyroid. Higher magnification.
Biosynthesis of adrenal cortical hormones and the site of enzymatic block leading to overproduction of adrenal androgens.
Appearance of hand (right side of photograph) of patient with Addison’s disease compared with hand of normal subject.