Pituitary and Hypothalamic Disorders

Pituitary and Hypothalamic Disorders

by Michael Lazarus, MD

Moving on to the topic of adrenal diseases, Professor Michael Lazarus outlines the effects of the imbalance of antidiuretic hormone (ADH), which may manifest as syndrome of inappropriate ADH secretion (SIADH) or Cushing syndrome. The anatomy and physiology of the hypothalamus and the pituitary gland will be reviewed in relation to their associated disease states. The appropriate diagnostic tests for adrenal diseases will be explained. 

With the aid of case studies, you will learn how to use medical terminology accurately to describe adrenal diseases. By the end of this course, you will understand the diagnosis and treatment of different types of adrenal diseases as well as the precautions for specific treatments. 

In addition to viewing our high-quality video lectures, you can access quiz questions and download study materials. Start learning today!

Course Details

  • Videos 14
  • Duration 0:49 h
  • Quiz questions 21
  • Articles 1


Your Educators of course Pituitary and Hypothalamic Disorders

 Michael Lazarus, MD

Michael Lazarus, MD

Dr. Michael Lazarus is the Section Chief of the UCLA Hospitalist Program at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. He is a Professor of Clinical Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine. He has been teaching internal medicine residents and medical students for over twenty years and has won numerous teaching awards.

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By Timuçin G. on 01. November 2020 for Cushing Syndrome and Cushing Disease

makes the topic way harder to understand even with the easiest topics.

Relevant Clinical Application
By Nicole F. on 25. September 2020 for Pituitary and Hypothalamic Disorders

Really enjoyed working through the clinical vignettes and then walking through the thought process behind the answer choices.

Brief and summarized in less time
By Neuer N. on 06. September 2020 for Pituitary and Hypothalamic Disorders

The tables are extremly helpful in memorizing alot of stuff in less time . Plus professor is excellent in explaining things very precisely and clearly. Hypothalamic disorders seemed never so easy .

Good quality of the material and concise explanation
By Vicente S. on 14. November 2019 for Pituitary and Hypothalamic Disorders

I had already studied this topic and I realised that the content is good enough to confront an exam. This kind of videos can’t replace the knowledge learned by a scientific article, but the simpleness of this videos plus the quality of the content is good enough for a M.D