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5 Matching questions

  1. Adrenal Cortex secretes
  2. Giantism
  3. Signs of Hypocalcemia
  4. Posterior Pituitary secretes
  5. Cushing's Sundrome
  1. a excessive administration of steroid & increased gluconeogensis by liver
    Sx: truncal obesity, moon face, osteoporosis, amenorrhea, hirsutism, buffalo hump
  2. b cortisol aka stress hormone
  3. c Trousseau's sign - cut of BP cuff & look for spasm Chvosteck's Sign - tap facial n. & look for spasm
  4. d ADH, Vasopressin, oxytocin
  5. e too much GH, linear bone growth prior to closure of epiphyseal plates
    Sx: HA, diplopia, & impotence

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. thickening of bones after closure of epiphyseal plate
    SX: body hair, joint pn, coarse facial features
  2. over secretion of ADH, usually caused by a tumor
    Dx= hyponatramia & hyperosmolarity
  3. - behind thyroid, maintains normal calcium blood levels
    -secretes PTH
  4. most commonly endocrine malignancy
    Sx: change in voice
    risk factors: exposure to radiation
  5. destruction of adrenal glands (2ndary to TB, fungal, or HIV)
    Rx: increase sodium intake and cortisol

5 True/False questions

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

          

  2. Hashimotoover secretion of ADH, usually caused by a tumor
    Dx= hyponatramia & hyperosmolarity

          

  3. dwarfisminsufficient GH

          

  4. galactorrhealactating

          

  5. thyroid gland is responsible formetabolism

          

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