Lectures

Introduction to Cortisol and Hypercortisolism – Adrenal Gland

by Carlo Raj, MD
(1)

Questions about the lecture
My Notes
  • Required.
Save Cancel
    Learning Material 2
    • PDF
      Slides CortisolHypercortisolism EndocrinePathology.pdf
    • PDF
      Download Lecture Overview
    Report mistake

    About the Lecture

    The lecture Introduction to Cortisol and Hypercortisolism – Adrenal Gland by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course Adrenal Gland Disorders.


    Included Quiz Questions

    1. Decreased gluconeogenesis
    2. Hyperglycemia
    3. Visceral adiposity
    4. Bone resorption
    5. Decreased glucose uptake into cells
    1. Lymphopenia
    2. Increased neutrophilic response
    3. Increased plasma cell differentiation
    4. Autoantibody production
    5. Leukocytosis
    1. Serum cortisol levels peak in the morning and decrease during the day
    2. Serum cortisol levels increase slowing during the day
    3. Serum cortisol levels decrease slowly during sleep
    4. Serum cortisol levels sharply decrease from a peak at midday
    5. Serum cortisol levels peak in the morning and in the middle of the day
    1. Cortisol binds to it's receptor on the nuclear membrane in order to enter the nucleus
    2. Lipid soluble- diffuses across membrane
    3. Activation of cytoplasmic cortisol receptors involving release of a heat shock protein
    4. Binds to hormone response element of DNA
    5. Transcription factors are produced that are translated into proteins that effect cell function

    Author of lecture Introduction to Cortisol and Hypercortisolism – Adrenal Gland

     Carlo Raj, MD

    Carlo Raj, MD


    Customer reviews

    (1)

    5,0 of 5 stars
    5 Stars
    5
    4 Stars
    0
    3 Stars
    0
    2 Stars
    0
    1  Star
    0