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Diseases of the endocrine system and metabolic disorders (endocrinology)

Myxedema in adults and children: pretybial, primary, idiopathic

In endocrinology, myxedema is considered to be the most severe form of thyroid dysfunction and severe hypothyroidism with a critically low level of thyroid hormone synthesis or its complete cessation.

Why is the body temperature lower than 36, 35.5: which means what to do?

A person is homeothermic, that is, warm-blooded, and has a constant temperature, which during the day can range from + 36.5 ° C to + 37 ° C. But any temperature above or below this range is abnormal. 

Prolactinoma of the pituitary gland in women, with pregnancy and men

The hormone-active tumor of the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland is prolactinoma. Consider the causes of its appearance, risk factors, symptoms, methods of diagnosis and treatment.


Ochronosis is a relatively rare hereditary disease that is associated with metabolic disorders in the body. In a person diagnosed with ochronic disease, a deficiency of the enzyme substance of homo-gentinase is observed: this causes interstitial deposits of homogentisic acid. Externally, this is manifested by a change in the shade of the skin, the eye cornea,

Lack of calcium in women, men and children: signs how to make up

How often, having felt an indisposition, we search for the reasons there where they are not present. We are trying to blame for our problems a polluted environment, bad weather, negligent and conflicting employees, etc., etc. 

Hypoplasia of the thyroid: symptoms and treatment

The pathologically small size of the thyroid gland is not so common in life, but this "small" defect, which is virtually imperceptible in appearance, becomes a problem of appreciable size and is worth it to talk about. 

The smell of acetone in the urine: the causes and what to do

If a person does not have health problems, then his urine should not be distinguished by any unpleasant foreign odor. Therefore, the smell of acetone in the urine should always alert. 

Abdominal type of obesity: causes, degrees, how to get rid

Endocrinologists diagnose abdominal obesity, when accumulation of excess fat tissue is concentrated in the abdominal and abdominal areas.

Obesity of the third degree in women, men and children: medication, nutrition, gymnastics, exercises

At different times, there were different standards for the aesthetics of the body. I recall the naked bodies of women in the paintings of Rubens - pompous beauties with carefully traced cellulite. 

Hypoechoic thyroid formation: rounded, with clear, fuzzy outlines

Ultrasound diagnostic study is used for various diseases and suspicions for them - ultrasound can detect many disorders and changes in the body.

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