Endocrinopathy in POEMS Syndrome: The Mayo Clinic Experience
- Thyroid DEFICIENCY Preventing a Metabolic Meltdown. Kellman, Raphael // Life Extension;Sep2004, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p52
Points out that the causes and effects of hypothyroidism are interrelated and it is important to use integrative medicine to treat these interrelated functional areas. Diagnosis of hypothyroidism; Symptoms of hypothyroidism; Thyroid and hormonal imbalances; Vitamin supplements.
- Electrocardiogram in a 55-year-old woman with an endocrine disorder. Glancy, D. Luke; Wang, Wilson L. // Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings;Jan2007, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p81
The article presents the electrocardiogram (ECG) result of a 55-year old woman with an endocrine disorder. It is stated that the salient feature of the ECG are sinus bradycardia, low QRS voltage, flat T waves in the absence of ST-segment depression and long QT interval. The findings indicate...
- AMIODARONE-INDUCED THYROTOXICOSIS FOLLOWING TREATMENT FOR AMIODARONE-INDUCED HYPOTHYROIDISM. Sung Rae Cho; Seaquist, Elizabeth R. // Acta Endocrinologica (1841-0987);Jul-Sep2007, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p359
Amiodarone-induced thyroid dysfunction is common but the development of hyperthyroidism following treatment for amiodarone-induced hypothyroidism is very unusual. We recently saw an elderly man who developed severe thyrotoxicosis four years after diagnosis of and initiation of treatment for...
- Neuropathies and neuralgias. Hadden, Robert; Brown, Pam // Pulse;Aug2014, p50
An interview with consultant neurologist Robert Hadden is presented. Topics discussed include how to classify peripheral neuropathies and several dimensions in which it can be classified, including timing, predominant type of fibre involved, and distal sensory polyneuropathy, patterns of pain...
- Distal Symmetric Polyneuropathy: A Review. Callaghan, Brian C.; Price, Raymond S.; Feldman, Eva L. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;11/24/2015, Vol. 314 Issue 20, p2172
Importance:Peripheral neuropathy is a highly prevalent and morbid condition affecting 2% to 7% of the population. Patients frequently experience pain and are at risk of falls, ulcerations, and amputations. We aimed to review recent diagnostic and therapeutic advances in distal...
- Recognising facial onset sensory motor neuronopathy syndrome: insight from six new cases. Broad, R.; Leigh, P. N. // Practical Neurology;Aug2015, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p293
Facial onset sensory and motor neuronopathy (FOSMN) was first described in 2006 as an apparently sporadic neurodegenerative disease. Thirty cases have been reported to date. We summarise six new cases, highlighting the key clinical aspects of FOSMN and how to differentiate it from motor neurone...
- Do you need to read this article? Try this quiz. // New Zealand Doctor;11/16/2005, p19
Presents a quiz about an article on hypothyroidism.
- Combined levothyroxine plus liothyronine compared with levothyroxine alone in primary hypothyroidism: A randomized controlled trial. // Journal of Women's Health (15409996);Jan/Feb2004, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p126
Presents the abstract of the article "Combined levothyroxine plus liothyronine compared with levothyroxine alone in primary hypothyroidism: A randomized controlled trial", published in the "Journal of the American Medical Association".
- Canine hypothyroidism: diagnosis and therapy. Graham, Peter // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;2/7/2009 In Practice Supplement, p77
HYPOTHYROIDISM is a common endocrine disorder of dogs that may be both under- and overdiagnosed. The cost, ethical and medical consequences of unnecessary lifelong thyroid replacement therapy heightens a veterinary surgeon's responsibility to make confident diagnostic classifications of...