Endocrine diseases have a considerable impact on public health from an epidemiological point of view and because they may cause long-term disability, alteration of the quality-of-life of the affected patients, and are the fifth leading cause of death. In this extensive review of the literature, we have evaluated the prevalence of the different disorders of endocrine interest in the world and Italy, highlighting their epidemiological, clinical, and economic impact.

The Burden of Hormonal Disorders: A Worldwide Overview With a Particular Look in Italy

Aversa A.;
2021-01-01

Abstract

Endocrine diseases have a considerable impact on public health from an epidemiological point of view and because they may cause long-term disability, alteration of the quality-of-life of the affected patients, and are the fifth leading cause of death. In this extensive review of the literature, we have evaluated the prevalence of the different disorders of endocrine interest in the world and Italy, highlighting their epidemiological, clinical, and economic impact.
2021
clinical burden of endocrine disease
economic burden of endocrine diseases
epidemiology of the endocrine diseases
incidence of endocrinopathies
prevalence of endocrinopathies
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