Hormone Test

Adrenocorticotrophic hormone

Test Adrenocorticotrophic hormone

Indication Adrenal and pituitary gland disorders

Normal Range ACTH, Morning-25-50pg/ml, evening-0-50pg/ml

Interpretation Increased levels indicate cushings syndrome characterized by hyperglycemia, hypertension, weight gain, impotency and physiological disorders Dexamethasone suppression indicate Addisons disease characterized by low blood pressure, hypoglycemia and depression

Follicle stimulating hormone test

Test                                       Follicle stimulating hormone test

Indication Reproductive organ disorders

Normal Range Male 4-25U/L, female 4-30U/L

Interpretation Higher values indicate hypopitutarism, genetic disorders like Turner and Knilfielters syndrome. Low levels indicate disorders of pituitary and hypothalamus

Sex hormone test

Test Sex hormone test

Indication Menstural problems, fertility problems, pregnancy delayed problems

Normal Range Estrogen-24-149pg/ml,testosterone-300-1200ng/dL,progesterone-menopausal women-150ng/Dl-2000ng/dL,Premenopausal-1500-2000ng/dL

Interpretation Increased levels of estrogen indicate early onset of puberty, male having female characters. Low levels of estrogen indicates pregnancy failure. Increased levels of progesterone indicates cancer of ovary and cysts formation in ovary. Decreased levels are found in abortion .Higher levels of testosterone are seen in tumor of testes and encephilitis. Decreased levels are seen in genetical disorders like Down and Knilfilter syndrome

Thyroid function test

Test Thyroid function test

Indication Hyperparathyroidism and hypothyroidism

Normal Range T4-60-140nmol/L,T3-1.2-1.8nmol/L,TSH-0.1-6IU/L

Interpretation Total T4-Increased levels are seen in Graves’ disease, cancer of thyroid as symptoms of hyperthyroidism. Low levels are seen in hypothyroidism whose symptoms are myoxyedema hashmito disease and pituitary disorders .T 3 -Increased levels are seen in hyperthyroidism and decreased levels are seen in hypothyroidsm. TSH-High in hypothyroidism and low in hyperthyroidism

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