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  1. achondroplasia
  2. Addison's Disease
  3. Cushing's Sundrome
  4. hirsutism
  5. Hypoparathyriodism
  1. a abnormal hair growth
  2. b genetic defect, trunk and head are disproportionately large
  3. c usually due to damage during surgery
    Sx: dry skin, hair loss, Beau lines, cataracts
    Rx: reverse hypocalcemia
  4. d destruction of adrenal glands (2ndary to TB, fungal, or HIV)
    Rx: increase sodium intake and cortisol
  5. e excessive administration of steroid & increased gluconeogensis by liver
    Sx: truncal obesity, moon face, osteoporosis, amenorrhea, hirsutism, buffalo hump

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. most commonly endocrine malignancy
    Sx: change in voice
    risk factors: exposure to radiation
  2. usually spontaneous recovery, occurs after virus
  3. decreased BMR, temp, & lethargy
    SX - myzxedema, hair loss, myxedema coma (no thyroid secreted)
  4. horizontal ridges on nails
  5. - death within 48 hours
    - people thyroid problem exposed to stress
    SX: hyperthermia, delerium, NV & D, tachycardia

5 True/False Questions

  1. Prolactinemialactating


  2. Hyperparathyroidismlowers serum calcium levels & thyroid secretes extra PTH to compensate =extra osteoclasts, osteoporosis, kidney stones
    Rx: surgery


  3. thyroid gland is responsible formetabolism


  4. Giantisminsufficient GH


  5. Signs of Hypocalcemiabulging eyes


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