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Endocrinology

Feb 15, 2011 Issue
Precocious Puberty in an Eight-Year-Old Girl [Photo Quiz]

Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.


Jun 1, 2010 Issue
Radiologic Evaluation of Incidentally Discovered Adrenal Masses [Article]

The increasing use of cross-sectional imaging has led to an increase in the incidental discovery of adrenal masses (adrenal incidentalomas). Although most of these lesions are benign, they often present a diagnostic dilemma. Before creating a management plan, the physician should determine if the ...


Jun 15, 2001 Issue
HAIR-AN Syndrome: A Multisystem Challenge [Article]

HAIR-AN syndrome is an acronym for an unusual multisystem disorder in women that consists of hyperandrogenism (HA), insulin resistance (IR) and acanthosis nigricans (AN). The precipitating abnormality is thought to be insulin resistance, with a secondary increase in insulin levels and subsequent ove...


Sep 1, 2000 Issue
Cushing's Disease: Clinical Manifestations and Diagnostic Evaluation [Article]

The most common endogenous cause of Cushing's syndrome is Cushing's disease. Frequent clinical findings include weight gain, truncal obesity, striae, hypertension, glucose intolerance and infections. Cranial nerve II may be affected by enlarging pituitary adenomas in Cushing's disease; cranial nerve...


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