Endocrine changes in liver disease

Authors: J. Kollerová;  T. Koller;  J. Payer
Authors‘ workplace: V. interná klinika Lekárskej fakulty UK a UNB Bratislava, Slovenská republika, prednosta prof. MUDr. Juraj Payer, CSc.
Published in: Vnitř Lék 2012; 58(1): 24-30
Category: Reviews


Liver diseases have an influence on function and morphology of all endocrine glands. Knowledge of these specific changes is important in correct interpretation of pathological clinical and laboratory hormonal symptoms and signs induced by liver disease. We analyze the influence on the thyroid, bone metabolism, adrenocorticotropic axis, gonadal hormones, prolactin and growth hormone.

Key words:
liver – liver disease – thyroid disease – bone changes – cortisol – gonadal hormones – prolactin – growth hormone


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