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CH 4- Diseases and Conditions of the Endocrine System
acromegaly is caused from a hypersecretion of human growth hormone that occurs:
Hyperglycemia, thirst, nausea, vomiting, and dry skin are all symptoms of:
Diabetes insipidus is more common in:
Patients with type ____ diabetes do not usually require insulin to control blood glucose levels.
Dwarfism is the abnormal underdevelopment of the body of the hypopituitarism that occurs in:
infancy/ young children
decrease in size of a tissue or organ
decreased blood pressure
skin tension that is normal
pertaining to substances causing goiters
benign neoplasm in which cells are derived from glandular epithelium
spreading of malignant disease or pathogenic microogranisms from one organ to another not directly connected to it
difficulty in swallowing, usually caused by a lesion in the central nervous system
increased ingestion of food
Any dysfunction of the endocrine system results in a/an:
increase and decrease in secretion of hormones
At what age is puberty considered precocious in female adolescents?
Evaluation for cancer of the thyroid gland should be sought if the patient has:
painless lump or nodule of the thyroid gland
Addison's disease has a gradual onset and involves the: