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English For Pharmacy Writing and Oral Communication

Chapter 4: Endocrine and Lymphatic System.

SUMMARY

In the question below the text, we can conclude:


Hypothyroidism is the term used to refer to lower-than-normal production of
thyroid hormone.
Hyperthyroidsm is a condition in which the thyroid is too active, making the
heart and other body system function too quickly.
Type I diabetes are not able to produce insulin.
Type II diabetes are diabetes resist insulin and not able to use it properly
Hodgkins lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system.
Non-Hodgkins lymphoma is a type of cancer that begins in the thyroid.
Hashimotos disease: a common thyroid disorder, which is caused by
inflammation of the thyroid gland and can lead to an underactive thyroid,
stiffness, and problem with concentration.
Grave disease is a form of hyperthyroidism that cause the patient to over
produce thyroid hormone and to have protruding eyes.
People with non-Hodgkins lymphoma may experience a wide range of
symptoms, including swollen lymph nodes, weight loss, swelling in the
abdomen, night sweats, and trouble breathing.
Early signs of hypothyroidism are puffiness around the face, constant fatigue
, and constipation.
Paleness, bruising, and fatigue may be signs of leukemia.