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Endocrine System and Syndromes

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Hormone Health Network: Endo 101, The Endocrine System, Hormones, and Glands
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MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Endocrine Glands
KidsHealth.org: Endocrine System
EndocrineWeb.com

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January 2010. Thyroid Function Tests. National Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases Information Service. PDF available for download at http://endocrine.niddk.nih.gov/pubs/thyroidtests/thyroidtests_508.pdf through http://endocrine.niddk.nih.gov/. Accessed October 13, 2012.

(Updated October 3, 2012) Endocrine System Anatomy. Medscape reference. Available online at http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1948709-overview#a1 through http://emedicine.medscape.com/. Accessed October 11, 2012.

(Reviewed April 2009). Principles of Endocrinology. Merck Manual of Healthcare Professionals [On-line information]. Available online through http://www.merck.com/mmpe. Accessed October 11, 2012.

(Updated July 8, 2010). Adrenal Gland Disorders. Available online at http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/adrenal_gland_disorders.cfm through http://www.nichd.nih.gov. Accessed October 13, 2012.

Endocrine Cancer. Ohio State University. Available online at http://cancer.osu.edu/patientsandvisitors/cancerinfo/cancertypes/endocrine/Pages/index.aspx through http://cancer.osu.edu/. Accessed Oct. 16, 2012.

(October 12, 2012). Genetics Home Reference. Multiple endocrine neoplasia. Available online at http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/adrenal_gland_disorders.cfm through http://www.nichd.nih.gov. Accessed Oct. 16, 2012.

©2012 Hormone Health Network. The Endocrine System: Endocrine Glands and Types of Hormones. Available online at http://www.hormone.org/Endo101/page2.cfm through http://www.hormone.org. Accessed October 2012.

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(2004 August, Updated). Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1. NIDDK, NIH Publication No. 02-3048 [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.niddk.nih.gov/health/endo/pubs/men1/men1.htm through http://www.niddk.nih.gov.

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