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Salicylates, degenerative joint disease, 277, 278 hypercalcemia, 435-436 hyponatremia, 493 Saline wet mount, 933 Salivary gland biopsy, 847 Salmonellosis, 831-833 Salpingectomy, 309, 310 Salpingostomy, 309 Salpingotomy, 309 Sarcoidosis, 834-837 Sarcoma, 135-139, 135t Schilling test, 722 Schwannoma, 142-148, 144t Scintigraphy diverticular disease, 301 pulmonary embolism, 791 Sclerotherapy hemorrhoids, 405 varicose veins, 938 Sedatives diffuse axonal injury, 290 dislocation, 294 epidural...

Hyperthyroidism DRG CategoT 300

Mean LOS 6.3 days Description MEDICAL Endocrine Disorders with CC I I yperthyroidism is a condition caused by excessive overproduction of thyroid hormone by the thyroid gland. The thyroid hormones (triidothyronine T3 and thyroxine T4 ), produced in the thyroid gland under the control of thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH), regulate the body's metabolism. Sustained thyroid hormone overproduction, therefore, causes a hypermetabolic state that affects most of the body organs, such as the heart,...