Endocrinology is a sub-specialty of internal medicine which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases related to hormones. Endocrinology covers such human functions as the coordination of metabolism, respiration, reproduction, sensory perception, and movement. Endocrinology also focuses on the endocrine glands and tissues that secrete hormones.

There are three broad groups of endocrine disorders:

The most common endocrine diseases are:


  • clinical examination by endocrinologist
  • ultrasound of endocrine glands (thyroid, adrenal gland, pancreas etc.)
  • finding of biochemical preparations (glucose, lipids, calcium, phosphorus, metabolic markers of bone etc.)

Aditional tests

Pituitary function tests

Parathyroid gland function tests

Endocrine pancreas tests

Thyroid function tests

Adrenal gland function tests

Tests of gonads