Endocrinology

A specialty dedicated to diagnosis, functional monitoring over time, and treatment of the internally secreting glands responsible for hormone production.

Suitable for

See an endocrinologist when you suspect or are certain of osteoporosis or diseases of the thyroid, parathyroids, endocrine pancreas, adrenal glands, ovary or testis, hypothalamus, and pituitary gland.

The endocrinologist is by your side if you suffer from:

  • Clinically evident thyroid disorders: hyperthyroidism (Basedow/Graves disease; toxic adenoma) or hypothyroidism
  • Asymptomatic: thyroid nodules, chronic autoimmune thyroiditis
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Pituitary disorders: hyperprolactinemia, prolactinoma or other pituitary adenomas
  • Diseases of the adrenal gland: incidentaloma, Addison’s disease, hypercorticosurrenalism
  • Osteoporosis, Primary or secondary hyperparathyroidism from vitamin D deficiency, obesity, overweight, excess cholesterol, triglycerides or uric acid, metabolic syndrome recurrent hypoglycemic crises
  • Juvenile hypertension
  • Menstrual irregularities, menopausal syndrome, reduced sexual desire or potency
  • Excessive hairiness in women, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Delayed growth of the child

Visits and Examinations

  • Objective examination focused on endocrinological aspects
  • Indication of necessary laboratory and instrumental tests
  • Interpretation of results and prescription of therapy

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