Endokrinológia

Endocrinology

Endocrinology deals with the hormone-producing organs (thyroid gland, parathyroid glands, pituitary gland, adrenal glands, and pancreas). Hormones ensure the metabolism is balanced. Any disorder in them affects the whole body. The most common illnesses that endocrinologists treat are thyroid overactivity, underactivity and inflammation; diseases of the parathyroid, pituitary gland, and adrenal glands; neuroendocrine tumors; diabetes; sexual dysfunction; infertility and bone metabolism ailments.

Symptoms that requires an endocrinologist:

  • Obesity, weight loss
  • Hypertension
  • Diarrhea, constipation
  • Excessive sweating
  • Rapid heart beat
  • Fatigue, sleeping problems, dizziness
  • Diabetes
  • Abnormal blood lipids
  • Breast discharge, breast enlargement in men (gynaecomastia)
  • Sexual dysfunctions (menstrual disorders, increased hairiness, impotence)
  • Kidney stones
  • Osteoporosis, frequent fractures
  • Thyroid nodular lesion, enlargement of thyroid
  • Thyroid disorders during pregnancy

Services available in our office:

  • Physical examination
  • Hormone tests, consultation of test results
  • Abdominal ultrasound
  • Breast ultrasound
  • Testicular ultrasound
  • Thyroid, parathyroid ultrasound
  • Thyroid surgery
  • Ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration cytology (also known as thyroid biopsy). Molecular diagnostics are available with the cytology sample.