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What are 12 diseases/conditions in the endocrine gland that involve the thyroid?

What are 12 conditions and or diseases that happen in the thyroid gland that is related with the endocrine?

Thyroid cancer  (+ info)

Describe an example of ‘abnormal’ endocrine function by selecting a gland, a hormone it is supposed to release

Describe an example of ‘abnormal’ endocrine function by selecting a gland, a hormone it is supposed to release, and how the target organs are affected when that specific endocrine process does not function properly. How would you explain the process to a younger patient? Offer at least one analogy and any other means of explanation you can think of.

if you're in med school you should do your homework  (+ info)

Why is the pancreas considered both an endocrine gland and exocrine gland?

what would an example of it's endocrine function and it's exocrine function?

Endocrine because it releases products in to the bloodstreams (such as insulin, somatostatin and glucagon)
Exocrine because it also releases some products in to ducts (like digestive enzymes are released in to the small intestine via a ducts)  (+ info)

What is the difference between exocrine gland and endocrine gland?

though they both contribute in the secretions.

Exocrine glands are glands that secrete their products (enzymes) into ducts (duct glands). They are the counterparts to endocrine glands, which secrete their products (hormones) directly into the bloodstream (ductless glands).
Typical exocrine glands include sweat glands, salivary glands, mammary glands, stomach, liver and the pancreas.

Endocrine glands are glands that secrete their product (hormones) directly into the blood rather than through a duct. This group contains the glands of the Endocrine system. The main endocrine glands include the pituitary gland, the pancreas (Langerhan's islets), the gonads, the thyroid gland and the adrenal glands.

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Explain the interaction of the pituitary gland with the other endocrine glands.?

Explain the interaction of the pituitary gland with the other endocrine glands. If the pituitary gland malfunctions in what ways can the dysfunction show up in the body?

Hormones, in general, work in feedback loops. For instance, the pituitary puts out ACTH and in response the adrenal glands secrete cortisol. The pituitary then senses the cortisol and then can add more or cease, depending on what is needed. If there is a tumor on the pituitary or on the gland itself. it may secrete the hormone or prevent the secretion of the hormone, thus the pituitary or the other gland may secrete high amounts.

Symptoms depend on the hormone. Often the symptoms are subtle at first, like fatigue, or mimic other disorders, like diabetes, high blood pressure and/or acne but usually do not respond well to treatment. Symptoms can be lactation, headaches, poor healing, weight gain, weight loss, bone growth etc. - the list is long, and therefore it is best to see a site and see symptoms specific to tumors.

Doctors should test both the pituitary hormone and the gland to see what is the source of the issue, however many do not. There can also be a tumor in another area of the body, called ectopic, that can cause issues however that is rare.

Often the hormone can be replaced and this will help, but you need to find the source of the issue as hormones are a system, and one can throw many off.

I had two pituitary tumors that were secreting two different hormones and it made it more difficult to figure out.  (+ info)

which is the gland that secretes both exocrine and endocrine hormone?

If the gland function decrease leads to major Disease otherwise symptom of "sugarcane".

pancreas. it secretes insulin,an endocrine hormone which helps to lower the blood glucose level. when the function of the gland decreases, blood sugar level raises. it also secretes exocrine hormones  (+ info)

the interaction of the pituitary gland with the other endocrine glands?

the interaction of the pituitary gland with the other endocrine glands. If the pituitary gland malfunctions in what ways can the dysfunction show up in the body?

This sounds like homework.

Try the homework forum or look it up on line starting with "pituitary".  (+ info)

What is a disease that is caused by dysfunction in the production of a hormone in an endocrine gland?

What are the symptoms of this disease?
How is this disease treated?
Can this disease be cured completely?

Are you thinking , Thyroid? If so, take thyroxin to supplement the deficiency. Otherwise, there are many endocrine hormones that can get out of whack. Some you use drugs to suppress the gland that is overactive which cause another gland to be out of whack. For example. The kidney has an adrenal gland that controls testosterone, so if you have polycystic ovaries, this can cause the adrenal gland to over produce testosterone causing facial hair, deepened voice and excess testosterone in women causing the women not to have menstrual cycles and also cysts on their ovaries. They use a diabetic drug to also control this or a drug called spironolactone. This just shows you how entailed the endocrine system truly is.  (+ info)

What endocrine gland goes to work when you are surprised with a pop quiz?

Your adrenal glands-they secrete adrenaline (acetylcholine).  (+ info)

What are the harmful effects from small benign neoplasms arising from endocrine organs on the patient?

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