disorders of endocrine

  1. Function of endocrine system
    • synthesis and release of hormones 
    • controls system with CNS
  2. regulation of endocrine
    • closed loop negative feedback mechanism
    • control by physiological need
    • Target cells/organs- cells and or organs affected by specific hormones
  3. causes of endocrine disorders
    • Hormone imbalance
    •  hyper secretion
    •  hypo secretion
    • primary disorders- factors outside the gland
    •  medications
    •  truama
    •  secreting tumor
    •  problem with another gland
    •   hypothalmus
    •   pit 
    • target cells not receptive to hormone 
  4. Diagnostic tests
    • Radioimmunoassay- very small amts
    • Elisa- concentration of molecule 
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rwilliams144
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disorders of endocrine
Description
endocrine
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