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Pituitary Dwarfism

hyposecretion of GH during childhood

Gigantism

Hypersecretion during childhood

Acromegaly

hypersecretion after long-bone growth has ended

Sterility

hyposecretion of FSH or LH (m and f)

Diabetes Insipidus

Hyposecretion of ADH (excessive urine output) (continously thirsty)

Goiters

Iodine defficiency

Cretinism

Hyposecretion of thyroxine (lack of stimulation by TSH) (occurs early in childhood)

Myxedema

hypothyroidism occuring in adults

graves dieases

a form of hypothyroidism

exophthalmos

eye buldging condition (found in graves diease)

tetany

blood calium levels fall to low- deliver impulses to muscles at such a rapid rate the muscles go into uncontrollable spasms

Addison's Disease

a generalized hyposecretion of all the adrenal cortex hormones (bronzy skin) low aldosterone levels

hyperaldosteronism

hyperactivity of the outermost cortical area

cushings syndrome

excessive glucocorticoids (moon face and appearance of buffalo hump)

masculinization

can occur in both men and women (in women excessive hair growth)

diabetes mellitus

glucose isnt distributed properly, also causes dehydration

insulin resistance

type 2 diabetes patients unable to respond to insulin

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