Learning outcomes of the course unit
To define the practice of endocrinology ( essential aspects, basic science, pathophysiology, clinical signs/symptoms, diagnosis and treatment
Course contents summary
Anatomy, physiology, clincal aspects of the pituitary gland.
Anatomy, physiology, clincal aspects , diagnostic procedures and treatment of thyroid diseases
Calcium and bone metabolism.
Anatomy, physiology, clincal aspects , diagnostic procedures and treatment of the adrenal glands.
Diabetes mellitus: diagnosis, classification, epidemiology and metabolic disturbances.
Male and female reproductive system.
Malattie del sistema endocrino e del metabolismo
Giovanni Faglia, Paolo Beck Peccoz
Endocrinology and metabolism
Oral and practical lessons