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Adrenal Endocrinopathy and Neoplasms - Qiurio

Adrenal Endocrinopathy and Neoplasms

A collection of challenging questions assessing your understanding of the disease of the hypothalamic-adrenal-pituitary axis.







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Question 1
Acromegaly is most frequently diagnosed in:

A. Middle-aged adults
B. Newborns
C. Children ages 2 to 5
D. Adults age 65 and older

Explanation

Question 2
Grave's disease is:

A. The most common cause of hyperthyroidism
B. The most common cause of adrenal insufficiency
C. The most common cause of hyperparathyroidism
D. The most common cause of hypothyroidism

Explanation

Question 3
Symptoms of Grave's ophthalmopathy include all of the following except:
A. Bulging eyeballs
B. Dry, irritated eyes and puffy eyelids
C. Cataracts
D. Light sensitivity

Explanation

Question 4
An ACTH stimulation test is commonly used to diagnose:
A. Cystic fibrosis
B. Hashimoto's disease
C. Grave's disease
D. Adrenal insufficiency and Addison's disease

Explanation

Question 5
All of the following are symptoms of Cushing's syndrome except:
A. Hair loss
B. Severe fatigue and weakness
C. Hypertension and elevated blood glucose
D. A protruding hump between the shoulders

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Question 6
Which of the following conditions is caused by long-term exposure to high levels of cortisol?
A. Addison's disease
B. Crohn's disease
C. Adrenal insufficiency
D. Cushing's syndrome

Explanation

Question 7
A "sweat test" or newborn screening may be used to detect:
A. Hypothyroidism
B. Grave's disease
C. Adrenal insufficiency
D. Cystic fibrosis

Explanation

Question 8
Hashimoto's disease is:
A. A rare form of hypothyroidism
B. A form of hyperthyroidism
C. Chronic inflammation of the thyroid gland
D. Diagnosed most frequently in Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders

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Question 9
Persons at increased risk of developing Hashimoto's disease include all of the following except:
A. Persons with vitiligo
B. Asian-Americans
C. Persons with rheumatoid arthritis
D. Persons with Addison's disease

Explanation

Question 10
All of the following statements about Hashimoto's disease are true except:
A. Hypothyroidism may be subclinical
B. Many patients are entirely asymptomatic
C. Not all patients become hypothyroid
D. Most cases of obesity are attributable to Hashimoto's disease

Explanation

Question 11
11. The most common benign tumor of the pituitary gland is a:
A. Carcinoid tumor
B. Glioma
C. b Prolactinoma
D. Islet cell tumor

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Question 12
Symptoms of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) may include all of the following except:
A. Weight Loss
B. Infertility
C. Pelvic pain
D. Acne, oily skin, and dandruff

Explanation

Question 13
Women with PCOS are at increased risk for all of the following except:
A. Cardiovascular disease
B. Metabolic syndrome
C. Pregnancy
D. Diabetes

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