Case Study Endocrinology
... ENDOCRINOLOGY Case: Jessica Sex: Female Age (Years) Weight (lbs) Height (Inches) Remarks 20 155 71 23 Intensifying migraines; impaired working ability as always tired; no menstrual cycle for 19 months; enlarge size of feet from size 9, 3 years back.
deeper, male-like voice
1. Clinically, Jessica's growth hormone level in the blood sample was analyzed for symptoms of acromegaly which she had physically manifested. A high level of her growth hormone will be indicative of hypersecretion which has been found to be a pituitary gland somatotropic adenoma (Cook, Ezzat, Katznelson, Kleinberg, Laws, Jr., Nippoldt, Swearingen, and Vance, 2004). Pituitary adenoma is the tumor of the pituitary glan...