Case Presentations in Chemical Pathology is a compilation of medical records with clinical history, diagnosis, and recommended treatment. It discusses the symptoms and causes of the disease being investigated. It provides sample of laboratory results that is correlated to a possible malady.
Some of the topics covered in the book are the ethanol-related liver problem; definition of hyperprolactinaemia; explanation of abnormal plasma magnesium presence in the blood; enzyme defect in acute intermittent porphyria; causes of elevated ketones in a patient's blood and urine; and description of androgen insensitivity syndrome. The classification and clinical diagnoses of hypercalcaemia are fully covered. The definition and symptoms of Conn's syndrome are discussed in detail. The text describes in depth the causes of euthyroid hyperthyroxinaemia. The causes of hypermagnesaemia are completely presented. A chapter is devoted to the origins of respiratory alkalosis and hyponatraemia.
The book can provide useful information to doctors, students, and researchers.