Endocrinology

CHAPTER 16 PITUITARY GONADOTROPINS AND THEIR DISORDERS

CHAPTER 16 PITUITARY GONADOTROPINS AND THEIR DISORDERS Principles and Practice of Endocrinology and Metabolism CHAPTER 16 PITUITARY GONADOTROPINS AND THEIR DISORDERS WILLIAM J. BREMNER, ILPO HUHTANIEMI, AND JOHN K. AMORY Structure, Synthesis, and Storage of Gonadotropins Subunit Composition Carbohydrate Content Control of Secretion of Gonadotropins Pulsatile Activity Controlling Factors Effects of Luteinizing Hormone–Releasing Hormone on […]

CHAPTER 15 THYROID-STIMULATING HORMONE AND ITS DISORDERS

CHAPTER 15 THYROID-STIMULATING HORMONE AND ITS DISORDERS Principles and Practice of Endocrinology and Metabolism CHAPTER 15 THYROID-STIMULATING HORMONE AND ITS DISORDERS JOSHUA L. COHEN Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone Structure, Biosynthesis, and Function Glycoprotein Hormone Structure Biosynthesis of Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone Receptor Biologic Actions of Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone Control of Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone Secretion: Neural and Humoral Modulators Neural […]

CHAPTER 14 ADRENOCORTICOTROPIN: PHYSIOLOGY AND CLINICAL ASPECTS

CHAPTER 14 ADRENOCORTICOTROPIN: PHYSIOLOGY AND CLINICAL ASPECTS Principles and Practice of Endocrinology and Metabolism CHAPTER 14 ADRENOCORTICOTROPIN: PHYSIOLOGY AND CLINICAL ASPECTS DAVID J. TORPY AND RICHARD V. JACKSON Synthesis and Processing of Proopiomelanocortin Functions of Adrenocorticotropin Regulation of Adrenocorticotropin Secretion Mechanism of Control of ACTH Secretion Measurement of Adrenocorticotropin Basal Plasma ACTH Concentrations: Clinical Applications […]

CHAPTER 13 PROLACTIN AND ITS DISORDERS

CHAPTER 13 PROLACTIN AND ITS DISORDERS Principles and Practice of Endocrinology and Metabolism CHAPTER 13 PROLACTIN AND ITS DISORDERS LAURENCE KATZNELSON AND ANNE KLIBANSKI Normal Control of Prolactin Secretion Clinical Aspects of Prolactin Physiology Diurnal and Menstrual Cycle Variation Eating Stress Age Normal States Clinical Manifestations of Hyperprolactinemia Differential Diagnosis and Clinical Approach to Hyperprolactinemia […]

CHAPTER 12 GROWTH HORMONE AND ITS DISORDERS

CHAPTER 12 GROWTH HORMONE AND ITS DISORDERS Principles and Practice of Endocrinology and Metabolism SECTION A ADENOHYPOPHYSIS CHAPTER 12 GROWTH HORMONE AND ITS DISORDERS GERHARD BAUMANN Growth Hormone Genes Growth Hormone Structure Growth Hormone Receptor Growth Hormone–Binding Protein Somatotrope Development and Growth Hormone Secretion Neural Control Growth Hormone–Releasing Hormone and the Growth Hormone–Releasing Hormone Receptor […]

CHAPTER 11 MORPHOLOGY OF THE PITUITARY IN HEALTH AND DISEASE

CHAPTER 11 MORPHOLOGY OF THE PITUITARY IN HEALTH AND DISEASE Principles and Practice of Endocrinology and Metabolism CHAPTER 11 MORPHOLOGY OF THE PITUITARY IN HEALTH AND DISEASE KAMAL THAPAR, KALMAN KOVACS, AND EVA HORVATH The Normal Pituitary Embryology Anatomy Blood Supply Innervation Cytologic Features The Abnormal Adenohypophysis Developmental Abnormalities Circulatory Disturbances Inflammatory Disorders of the […]

CHAPTER 10 PINEAL GLAND

CHAPTER 10 PINEAL GLAND Principles and Practice of Endocrinology and Metabolism CHAPTER 10 PINEAL GLAND RUSSEL J. REITER Morphology and Innervation Gross Anatomy Innervation Histology Indoleamine Metabolism Melatonin Serotonin Influence of Hormones and Drugs on Melatonin Secretion Plasma Levels of Melatonin and Its Metabolism Factors Influencing Plasma Melatonin Rhythm Light–Dark Cycle Age and Sexual Maturation […]

CHAPTER 9 PHYSIOLOGY AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF THE ENDOCRINE BRAIN AND HYPOTHALAMUS

CHAPTER 9 PHYSIOLOGY AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF THE ENDOCRINE BRAIN AND HYPOTHALAMUS Principles and Practice of Endocrinology and Metabolism CHAPTER 9 PHYSIOLOGY AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF THE ENDOCRINE BRAIN AND HYPOTHALAMUS PAUL E. COOPER Hypothalamic-Pituitary Unit Embryology Functional Neuroanatomy Hypophysiotropic Hormones Functions of the Nonendocrine Hypothalamus Temperature Regulation Appetite Regulation Emotion and Libido Autonomic Functions Biologic Rhythms […]

CHAPTER 8 MORPHOLOGY OF THE ENDOCRINE BRAIN, HYPOTHALAMUS, AND NEUROHYPOPHYSIS

CHAPTER 8 MORPHOLOGY OF THE ENDOCRINE BRAIN, HYPOTHALAMUS, AND NEUROHYPOPHYSIS Principles and Practice of Endocrinology and Metabolism CHAPTER 8 MORPHOLOGY OF THE ENDOCRINE BRAIN, HYPOTHALAMUS, AND NEUROHYPOPHYSIS JOHN R. SLADEK, JR., AND CELIA D. SLADEK Overview of the Hypothalamus Nuclear Topography Hypothalamic Zones Preoptic Area Classic Pathways Afferent Pathways Efferent Pathways Hypothalamo-Neurohypophysial System Chemical Neuroanatomy […]

CHAPTER 7 GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE NORMAL INFANT AND CHILD

CHAPTER 7 GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE NORMAL INFANT AND CHILD Principles and Practice of Endocrinology and Metabolism CHAPTER 7 GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE NORMAL INFANT AND CHILD GILBERT P. AUGUST Height and Weight Growth Velocity Skinfold Thickness Body Mass Index Bone Age Height Prediction Body Proportions Genital Development Developmental Endocrinology Growth Hormone and […]