Lesson 23

Endocrine Pathology

Key points:

1. Pituitary diseases: clinical and morphological characteristics.

2. Diabetes mellitus. Etiology and pathogenesis. Classification. Morphological characteristics of diabetes mellitus. Complications of diabetes mellitus (diabetic angiopathy, nephropathy, retinopathy, neuropathy): clinico-morphological characteristics, prognosis. Causes of death.

3. Diseases of the thyroid gland: classification, morphological characteristics. Autoimmune thyroiditis. Graves’ disease. Nodular goiter. Endemic goiter.

4. Diseases of the parathyroid glands: classification, morphological characteristics.

5. Adrenal gland diseases: etiology, pathogenesis, classification, morphological characteristics.

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