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Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed. Copyright © 2007 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier LABORATORY EVALUATION OF SYSTEMIC INFLAMMATORY DISEASE   Among rheumatic diseases, some are characterized by severe systemic inflammation that can cause organ-threatening and life-threatening manifestations. These diseases can have arthritis as a component and presenting complaint, although the prominence of extra-articular manifestations, especially […]

Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed. Copyright © 2007 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier Chapter 272 – ALLERGIC RHINITIS AND SINUSITIS   Larry Borish   Definition   Allergic rhinitis (AR) refers to the nasal and ocular symptoms that occur as a result of the development of an inflammatory hypersensi-tivity reaction to aeroallergens deposited on the nasal mucosa and conjunctiva. […]

Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed. Copyright © 2007 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier Chapter 20 – CHRONIC POISONING: TRACE METALS AND OTHERS   Michael A. McGuigan   Definition   The term chronic poisoning refers to toxicity that develops during repeated or continuous exposure to a substance during many months or years. A trace metal, which by definition is […]

Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed. Copyright © 2007 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier Chapter 265 – OSTEOMALACIA AND RICKETS Marc K. Drezner Definition Rickets and osteomalacia are diseases characterized by defective bone and cartilage mineralization in children and bone mineralization in adults. The abnormal calcification of cartilage occurs at epiphyseal growth plates. Delayed maturation of the cartilage cellular […]

Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed. Copyright © 2007 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier Chapter 258 – MANAGEMENT OF NEOPLASTIC DISEASES DURING PREGNANCY Edward C. Grendys Jr. Epidemiology Although cancer is uncommon in a relative sense, it remains a leading cause of death in women of reproductive age ( Table 258-1 ). Overall cancer-related deaths account for 13% of mortality […]

Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed. Copyright © 2007 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier Chapter 18 – RADIATION INJURY Arthur C. Upton Definition The term radiation injury denotes any abnormality of form or function caused by electromagnetic waves or accelerated atomic particles. The term is also often applied to the harmful effects of high-intensity ultrasound and electromagnetic fields. The […]

Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed. Copyright © 2007 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier ENDOCRINE ABERRATIONS IN DISEASE Deficiency States The most prevalent endocrine disorders result from hormone deficiencies. Various disease states impair or destroy endocrine glands: defects in organ development, genetic defects in biosynthetic enzymes, immune-mediated destruction, neoplasia, infections, hemorrhage, nutritional deficits, and vascular insufficiency. […]

Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed. Copyright © 2007 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier HOW HORMONES WORK Two classes of hormones operate via two distinct types of receptors ( Fig. 240-1 ). Peptide hormones are synthesized as parts of larger protein molecules and are processed to smaller proteins that are secreted. They act through receptors located […]

Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed. Copyright © 2007 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier ENDOCRINE RESPONSES AND FUNCTION Integration of Endocrine Responses Feedback Loops Multiple hormones cooperate to coordinate growth, development, reproduction, and homeostasis. When a hormone has elicited an appropriate response, the signal must be terminated. In addition to the buffering that occurs in target […]

Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed. Copyright © 2007 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier Chapter 237 – VITAMINS, TRACE MINERALS, AND OTHER MICRONUTRIENTS Joel B. Mason MICRONUTRIENTS IN NUTRITIONAL SCIENCE Dietary Requirements Micronutrients are a diverse array of dietary components necessary to sustain health. The physiologic roles of micronutrients are as varied as their composition; some micronutrients are used […]

Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed. Copyright © 2007 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier NUTRITION’S INFLUENCE ON MORTALITY AND MORBIDITY Evidence for Connection between Diet and Disease The causal connections between diet and chronic diseases are difficult to tease out of the complex network of other risk factors, including social and behavioral variables, so a wide […]

Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed. Copyright © 2007 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier SUGGESTED READINGS Akagi R, Inoue R, Muranaka S, et al: Dual gene defects involving δ-aminolaevulinate dehydratase and coproporphyrinogen oxidase in a porphyria patient.  Br J Haematol  2006; 132:237-243.A patient with acute porphyria and dual enzyme defects documented at the molecular level Akagi R, Kato N, Inoue R, et al: δ-Aminolevulinate dehydratase (ALAD) […]

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