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5 Matching questions

  1. achondroplasia
  2. Addison's Disease
  3. dwarfism
  4. Giantism
  5. Congenital Hypothyroidism
  1. a insufficient GH
  2. b very rare in infants
    - low IQ
  3. c destruction of adrenal glands (2ndary to TB, fungal, or HIV)
    Rx: increase sodium intake and cortisol
  4. d too much GH, linear bone growth prior to closure of epiphyseal plates
    Sx: HA, diplopia, & impotence
  5. e genetic defect, trunk and head are disproportionately large

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. excessive administration of steroid & increased gluconeogensis by liver
    Sx: truncal obesity, moon face, osteoporosis, amenorrhea, hirsutism, buffalo hump
  2. Trousseau's sign - cut of BP cuff & look for spasm Chvosteck's Sign - tap facial n. & look for spasm
  3. horizontal ridges on nails
  4. most commonly endocrine malignancy
    Sx: change in voice
    risk factors: exposure to radiation
  5. usually due to damage during surgery
    Sx: dry skin, hair loss, Beau lines, cataracts
    Rx: reverse hypocalcemia

5 True/False questions

  1. Hyperparathyroidismusually due to damage during surgery
    Sx: dry skin, hair loss, Beau lines, cataracts
    Rx: reverse hypocalcemia

          

  2. hirsutismabnormal hair growth

          

  3. Anterior Pituitary secretesACTH, GH, prolactin

          

  4. Hashimotodecreased BMR, temp, & lethargy
    SX - myzxedema, hair loss, myxedema coma (no thyroid secreted)

          

  5. IDD (iodine deficiency disease) / endemic cretinismMR, iodine deficiency
    Sx: dwarfed & short extremities

          

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