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Endocrine Disorders: Hereditary

  1. John A Phillips III

Published Online: 27 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0005522



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Phillips, J. A. 2006. Endocrine Disorders: Hereditary. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 JAN 2006


Many genes that comprise endocrine pathways have been discovered. A variety of endocrine disorders caused by variations in these genes are now well understood in terms of their molecular basis and mode of inheritance.


  • endocrine disorders;
  • genetics;
  • endocrinopathies;
  • dwarfism;
  • pituitary;
  • adrenal;
  • diabetes insipidus;
  • thyroid