Endocrine diseases

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Diseases related to the endocrine system

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Name condition What is it What hormone causes it/ what gland 052bf6fa-9f89-4e1e-b0bd-63ff2069ff6f.jpg (image/jpg) Acromegaly Overgrowth of skull Caused by excess growth hormone in anterior pituitary gland after growth has finished and long bones have hardened growth plates
Name condition What gland and how is it caused Deficiency of what element could cause this 661f510c-4c71-44c3-a84e-d7b3a5dbd0b8.jpg (image/jpg) Goitre Swelling of thyroid gland caused by hypersecretion and hyposecretion of thyroxin Iodine deficiency
Electrolyte and water imbalance (low sodium and high potassium) leading to severe dehydration, low blood pressure leading to kidney failure, hyperglycaemia, bronzing of the skin due to excess melanin deposition... Symptoms of what disease in which gland Addison's disease Adrenal cortex
What disease Caused by which gland 9fad675d-5200-47e2-b1a4-14f770ea3f82.jpg (image/jpg) Addison's disease Hypofunction/ under active adrenal cortex
Name the condition What hormone causes it What gland produces this hormone 74a4d173-a438-4b27-a92a-d7505f3d6559.jpg (image/jpg) Hirsutism Excess testosterone Adrenal cortex
What condition/ which gland Caused by what 961ba1f0-723e-4575-816d-89133207fb84.gif (image/gif) Acromegaly Anterior pituitary Enlarged hands Caused by excess growth hormone after growth has finished and long bones have hardened growth plates
What is this symptom Name condition/ gland Name hormones that cause this e43ca9dd-4f9f-48fd-8d83-1718df919ced.jpg (image/jpg) Fat deposited in face and becomes round and puffy "moon face" with slit like eyes Cushing's syndrome Adrenal cortex Oversecretion of cortisol and lesser extent aldosterone and sex hormones
What condition Which gland Caused by what hormones db765d4e-1e2c-4cac-9fe7-6203746a1ae5.jpg (image/jpg) Cushing's syndrome Adrenal cortex Oversecretion of cortisol and lesser extent aldosterone and sex hormones
What hormone causes excess thirst/ urination What gland is it produced in d82aca23-ed02-40ee-adc0-538514de3f32.png (image/png) Anti- diuretic hormone (ADH) increases water reabsorption Posterior pituitary
What is this condition What gland What is the cause b831e8a8-5bc9-495c-8c55-a1a56ec3810d.jpg (image/jpg) Myxoedema Thyroid Underactive thyroid
Deficiency of what (female) hormone What hormone is in excess causing accelerated bone loss 63fff3ef-d4c4-4b8a-8307-b977730e51e5.jpg (image/jpg) Oestrogen (female) Parathyroid hormone
What is this disease What gland What is it caused by 80568dd0-52dd-4362-b567-f7428106f70a.jpg (image/jpg) Grave's disease Thyroid Overactive thyroid
Symptoms: Increased BMR and heart rate, considerable weight loss as protein is used as an energy source, person becomes very excitable, eyes bulge due to accumulation of fluid behind eyeball, thyroid gland may swell to form a goitre... caused by what hormone and what condition Too much thyroxin in the blood Condition called Grave's disease
Symptoms: BMR is slow, body weight increases, mental activity slows so a person is less alert, skin becomes dry and puffy, hair becomes thin and brittle, thyroid gland may swell to form a goitre.... caused by what hormone and what condition Too little thyroxin in the blood Condition called Myxoedema
Symptoms: Muscles going into spasm producing involuntary convulsive contractions.... What is the condition called What is it caused by Low levels of which hormone Tetany Caused by abnormally low level of calcium ions in the blood Parathyroid hormone
What is this a treatment for Where should this hormone be released when there is high glucose levels (normally) b5af0441-1447-4987-a09b-88fe67a77909.jpg (image/jpg) Type 1 diabetes mellitus Insulin is released by Beta cells in the pancreatic islet of Langerhans
What are these symptoms suggesting What hormone should be produced and where dc5f2345-9caa-4805-bce7-101a598d38cf.jpg (image/jpg) Hypoglycaemia- low blood glucose levels Glucagon to convert glycogen into glucose Glucagon is released by Alpha cells in the pancreatic islet of Langerhans
What is this condition called What hormone causes it/ what gland 50d51dd9-8125-4660-aacd-3b92b4508c7c.jpg (image/jpg) Dwarfism Lack of growth hormone Anterior pituitary gland
What is this condition called What hormone causes it/ what gland fd6c39aa-56fc-405c-81b5-c3d69dfbd10e.jpg (image/jpg) Gigantism Excess growth hormone in anterior pituitary gland