GI manifestations of common endocrine conditions

GI manifestations associated with common endocrine conditions

GI Manifestations of Common Endocrine DISORDERS

Endocrine DisorderGI Manifestation
HypothyroidismWeight gain, reduced taste sensation, constipation, ascites in severe hypothyroidism
HyperthyroidismWeight loss, increased appetite, hyperdefecation
Papillary thyroid cancer (cribiform morular variant)Familial adenomatous polyposis, increased risk of colorectal cancer
HypercalcemiaConstipation, nausea, peptic ulcer disease, pancreatitis
Adrenal insufficiencyNausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, weight loss, diarrhea
Cushing’s syndromeAbdominal striae, central obesity, rarely oral candidiasis
AcromegalyColonic polyp, diverticula, colon cancer
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