Endocrinology is the therapeutic area that deals with the study of hormones, the chemical substances used by the body for essential functions. Endocrine diseases can be responsible for hormone and metabolic imbalances throughout a patient’s life and represent a serious medical marker.
Acromegaly is a hormonal disorder characterized by abnormal bone growth, enlarged hands and feet, and thickened, enlarged face. Learn more about this rare endocrine disease, its diagnosis and the different treatment options available.
Precocious (early) puberty refers to the appearance of secondary sexual characteristics before the age of 8 in girls and age 9 in boys. Paradoxically, it may result in tall stature in childhood, but short stature in adulthood. Learn more about the condition, its diagnosis and the different treatment options available.
Pituitary thyrotrophic adenoma
Pituitary thyrotrophic adenoma is a benign tumour on the pituitary gland. It produces hormones that stimulate thyroid secretion, with many consequences as a result. Learn more about the condition, its diagnosis and the different treatment options available.