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
  • Concept Pages 11


Your Educators of course Pituitary and Hypothalamic Disorders

 Michael Lazarus, MD

Michael Lazarus, MD

Dr. Michael Lazarus is a Professor of Clinical Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
He obtained his MD from the University of the Witwatersrand School of Health Sciences, South Africa, and trained at the Washington University School of Medicine. In 2003, he joined the faculty at UCLA and currently serves as the Medical Director of the UCLA Hospitalist Section.
He has won various teaching awards, such as the Serge & Yvette Dadone Clinical Teaching Award, and was featured in the Los Angeles Magazine's Top Doctors Guide in 2021.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Lazarus teaches courses on Endocrinology.

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Mi primer curso
By MARCO ANTONIO M. on 23. October 2021 for Pituitary and Hypothalamic Disorders

Este es mi primer curso y fue de mi agrado,auque talves me huviera fascinado mas aun si fueran unos minutos mas largos o mas ejemplos esplicativos pero la verdad es que no es para nada malo y si me ayuda a estudiar o incluso a motivarme

best one
By S C. on 13. August 2021 for Pituitary Case: 53-year-old Man after Transsphenoidal Resection of Pituitary Adenoma

useful case. Very good explanation and clear logical approach to a post op patient.

More clinical aspect is neded
By Sabya S. on 11. August 2021 for Pituitary and Hypothalamic Disorders

Good .. but need to improve .like reason of all clinical features,

Good explanation
By Neuer C. on 08. March 2021 for Cushing Syndrome and Cushing Disease

Makes something hard easier. It is a good explanation and the presentation represents the most important points.