An endocrinologist deals with diagnosis, treatment of diseases related with the secretory function of glands, hormones.
The scope of the endocrinologist’s treatment includes many diseases, sometimes quite rare, and the ones listed below are some of the most common.
- Diagnosis,treatment and monitoring thyroid diseases, both hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism ( Hashimoto’s disease), nodular thyroid disease, other forms of thyroiditis ( subacute thyroiditis, radiation thyroiditis) in adults and adolescents.
- Diagnosis,treatment and monitoring of pituitary gland diseases including hormonally active tumors releasing prolactin, growth hormone, hormonally inactive tumors pituitary insufficiency, central diabetes insipidus.
- Diagnosis,treatment and monitoring of parathyroid diseases (primary hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism) and other calcium-phosphate disorders.
- Polycystic ovary syndrome, hirsutism ( excessive overhairing of women).