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Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed. Copyright © 2007 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier CALCITONIN Biochemistry The 32-amino acid structure of calcitonin, determined for several species, reveals a common 1,7-amino-terminal disulfide bridge and carboxy-terminal proline. Seven of the nine amino-terminal residues are identical in all calcitonin molecules. The interspecies structural differences in the rest of the […]

Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed. Copyright © 2007 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier Chapter 268 – PAGET’S DISEASE OF BONE G. David Roodman Definition Paget’s disease is a focal disorder of the skeleton that is the second most common bone disease, exceeded only by osteoporosis. It affects approximately 1 to 2% of adults older than 55 years in […]

Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed. Copyright © 2007 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier Chapter 267 – MEDULLARY THYROID CARCINOMA AND CALCITONIN Leonard J. Deftos   Robert F. Gagel Definition Medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) is a rare tumor of the calcitonin-producing cells of the thyroid gland that often occurs in association with other endocrine tumors. Calcitonin is a 32-amino acid peptide secreted […]

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 266 – THE PARATHYROID GLANDS, HYPERCALCEMIA, AND HYPOCALCEMIA John J. Wysolmerski   Karl L. Insogna CALCIUM AND CALCIUM METABOLISM Calcium serves two principal physiologic functions. First, insoluble calcium salts (primarily hydroxyapatite) provide the structural characteristics that allow bones to protect internal organs, to bear weight, and to […]

Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed. Copyright © 2007 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier HOMEOSTASIS The homeostatic systems for Ca, Mg, and PO4 maintain total body and intracellular ion distributions and sufficient ion delivery to bone to support matrix mineralization during growth, development, and remodeling. Each ion is regulated by components of a homeostatic system that […]

Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed. Copyright © 2007 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier MENOPAUSAL SYMPTOMS Menopause is a very positive occurrence in the life of many women. It marks the end of cyclic bleeding and the need for birth control. It occurs at an age when children generally have become independent adults, thereby reducing family […]

Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed. Copyright © 2007 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier DISTRIBUTION OF ELEMENTS Total Body Calcium In a physiologically normal 70-kg man, the total body Ca content is approximately 25 mmol (mg/40 = mmol), of which 99% exists in the mineral phase of bone as a variation of the hydroxyapatite [Ca10(PO4)6(OH)2] crystal […]

Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed. Copyright © 2007 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier Chapter 259 – PREGNANCY: HYPERTENSION AND OTHER COMMON MEDICAL PROBLEMS Diane L. Elliot Caring for women of reproductive age requires knowing how to diagnose pregnancy and how to provide the appropriate initial care during a pregnancy. Managing pregnant women’s medical problems necessitates understanding gestation’s influence […]

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 257 – CONTRACEPTION Daniel R. Mishell Jr. CONTRACEPTIVE USE AND EFFECTIVENESS Contraceptive Use Reversible contraception, the temporary prevention of fertility, includes all contraceptive methods except sterilization. Sterilization should be considered permanent despite the possibility of surgical reversal. There are advantages and disadvantages of each contraceptive […]

Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed. Copyright © 2007 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier ABERRATIONS IN PUBERTAL DEVELOPMENT Abnormalities of pubertal development can be divided into four major categories ( Table 255-1 ), as follows.    1.    Precocious puberty represents any pubertal changes before the age of 9 years in white girls and before the age […]

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