What is Cushing's Disease?
Increased size of adrenal tissue due to pituitary gland abnormalities or secondary to non-endocrine tumours in other organs producing excess hormones.Causes of Cushing's DiseaseAdrenal gland cancer.…
What is Thyrotoxicosis?
Thyrotoxicosis condition demonstrates hyperactivity of the thyroid gland resulting in the excessive supply of thyroxine hormone.
Varieties of Thyrotoxicosis
1. Thyroid hyperfunction
a. Grave's disease
What is Addison's Disease?
Addison's Disease is primarily a deficiency of hormones produced by the adrenal glands. There is increased excretion of salt.
Causes of Addison's Disease
1. Anatomical destruction of glands: Unknown, surgery,…
Hypothyroidism - Hypothyroidism is a condition where structural or functional abnormalities lead to the insufficient synthesis of thyroid hormone.
Grave's Disease - Grave's disease is a disease of unknown cause, although fairly common. It…