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Endocrine system

acromegaly chronic metabolic condition of adults caused by hypersecretion of growth hormone
simple goiter enlargement of thyroid gland resulting from shortage of iodine in diet
hashimoto disease chronic thyroiditis (autoimmune disease) with possible genetic influences.
graves disease the entire thyroid gland hypertrophies causing hyperactivity & secretion of hormones
cretinism hypothyroidism developing in infancy or early childhood causing mental & growth retardation
myxedema severe hypothyroidism developing in older children or adults causing decreased metabolism, hair loss, fatigue, weight gain
cushing syndrome adrenal gland disruption of chronic hypersecretion of adrenal cortex
Addisons disease partial or complete failure of adrenocortical function possibly genetic or an autoimmune response
Created by: pmm