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Category: Endocrinology

Causes of high ferritin

Here are the differential diagnosis and aetiologies of hyperferritinemia (high ferritin). In the acute setting, infection and malignancy are by…

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy explained

Introduction Hyperbaric oxygen therapy involves the use of hyperbaric chambers, large cylindrical structures made of steel that can be pressurized…

Causes of diabetes mellitus

Diabetes mellitus, at its core, is a problem of insulin deficiency. Many aetiologies, from genetic, to autoimmune, to drugs and infections, can…

Cardiac risk factors

Non-modifiable risk factors Age Male Genetics Ethnicity (Indian, East Indian) Family history (1º male < 55, 1º female < 65)…

Causes of shock

The causes of shock can be summed up with the SHOCKED mnemonic: Septic Hypovolemic Obstructive Cardiogenic Kinds that are rare Endocrinological…

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