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Endocrine Disorders

Increase Growth Hormone gigantism, acromegaly
Decrease GH Dwarfism
Inc. TSH hyperthyroidism, Graves Disease
Dec. TSH hypothryoidism, Myxedema, Cretinism
Inc. ACTH Cushing's
Dec. ACTH Addison's
Prolactin makes milk
Melanocyte Stimulating Hormone - MSH makes melanin
Inc MSH darker skin
No MSH albino
Oxytocin stimulates uterine contraction and milk "let down" response
ADH & Vasopressin inhibits urination (anti-diuretic)
DM Insulin deficiency disorder --- pancreas
DM "PPP" polydipsia, Polyurina, Polyphagia & Peripheral neuropathies
D Insipidus ADH deficiency disorder --- pituitary
D Insipidus polydipsia & Polyuria only
Posterior Pituitary Oxytocin & ADH
Anterior Pituitary GH, TSH, ACTH, LH, Prolactin, MSH
Created by: missyh23