5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What is the excessive secretion of thyroid hormones (most common in cats)?
- What is acute hypocalcemia during the first few weeks of lactation in dogs and horses (symptoms relate to increased nerval / muscular exciteability = spasms, tetany)?
- What happens in mineralocorticoid deficiency when there is acute Na and Water loss?
- Would removal of the thyroid gland / C cells have a large effect on calcium balance?
- What can increase calcium levels?
- a parathyroid hormone and vitamin D
- b hyperthyroidism
- c no, has little effect
- d Eclampsia, puerperal tetany
- e Addisons Crisis
5 Multiple choice questions
- increase in hyperglycemia, steroid diabetes
- gluco-corticoids (95% cortisol)
- further release of TSH (by decreasing TRH receptor number)
- lipolytic and glucose sparing, increases lipolysis, causes insulin resistance (diabetogenic)
5 True/False questions
In Parturient Paresis in cows, PTH is released but osteoclasts are reduced in numbers or are inactive due to? → insufficient stimulation during dry period, inhibition by calcitonin
At what level is the plasma calcium concentration maintained? → +/- 5% of normal
What is the medulla responsible for? → epinephrine, norepinephrine, neuropeptide
What does renal diseases with insufficient P excretion lead to? → P deposits as CaHPO4 and hypocalcemia
What is the sodium saver, postassium and hydrogen looser? → aldosterone