. Glomerular Diseases

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Glomerular Diseases   Allison A. Eddy   Glomerular diseases present clinically in several different ways, depending on the nature and severity of the primary disease and the extent to which…

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. Diabetes Mellitus

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Diabetes Mellitus   Arlan L. Rosenbloom   CLASSIFICATION AND DIAGNOSIS The diagnosis of diabetes includes a wide variety of diseases characterized by hyperglycemia. Because insulin is the only physiologically important…

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. Disorders of Digestion and Absorption

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Disorders of Digestion and Absorption   Ivor D. Hill and Ricardo A. Caicedo   EVALUATION OF THE CHILD WITH MALABSORPTION The assimilation of ingested nutrients involves a complex integrated process…

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. Arrhythmias

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Arrhythmias   George F. Van Hare   GENERAL PRINCIPLES ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY The heart has specialized cells collected into nodes and tracts. The sinoatrial node, near the junction of the…

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. Metabolic Abnormalities

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Metabolic Abnormalities   William W. Hay Jr.   DISORDERS OF GLUCOSE METABOLISM Normal postnatal glucose homeostasis is established by increased glucose production and glucose utilization.1 Factors that promote glucose production…

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. Disorders of Glycogen Metabolism

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Disorders of Glycogen Metabolism   Priya S. Kishnani and Yuan-Tsong Chen   GLYCOGEN STORAGE DISEASE Glycogen, the storage form of glucose in animal cells, is composed of glucose residues joined…

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. Hemoglobinopathies

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Hemoglobinopathies   Charles T. Quinn   Hemoglobin (Hb) is the oxygen-carrying protein within red blood cells (RBCs). It is composed of four globular protein subunits, called globins, and four oxygen-binding…

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. Mucopolysaccharidosis, Glycoproteinosis, and Mucolipidosis

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Mucopolysaccharidosis, Glycoproteinosis, and Mucolipidosis   James Edmond Wraith   MUCOPOLYSACCHARIDOSIS The mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS) are a family of disorders that are caused by inherited defects in the catabolism of sulfated components…

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. Disorders of Granulocytes

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Disorders of Granulocytes   R. Alexander Blackwood and Lawrence A. Boxer   White blood cells, or leukocytes, are part of the innate immune system. They are one of the body’s…

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