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1

Phaeochromocytoma

Catecholamines in the urine, headaches, hypertension and palpitations

2

Tanned skin without being on holiday

Addison's

3

Increased shoe size, "spade hands", wedding ring too tight

Acromegaly

4

Signs of hyperthyroidism plus any eye changes, gritty eyes, smooth velvety skin

Grave's disease

5

Moon face, proximal weakness, stretch marks, buffalo hump, abdo fat

Cushing's

6

Ketones on breath (sweet smelling, pear drop breath)

DKA

7

Deep laboured breathing "Kussmaul breathing"

Metabolic acidosis (esp. DKA)

8

"Orphan Annie" Nuclei

Papillary thyroid cancer

9

Bone pain, stones, ado pain, psychiatric problems (bones stones, groans and moans)

Hypercalcaemia (hyperparathyroidism)

10

Psammoma bodies

Are found in papillary thyroid carcinomas

11

Butterfly rash

SLE

12

Heat intolerance/ palpitations

Hyperthyroidism

13

Cold intolerance / weight gain

Hypothyroidism

14

Anosmia and isolated GnRH deficiency

Kallmann's syndrome

15

Trousseau sign, Chvostek sign and QT prolongation (on ECG)

Hypocalcaemia

16

Acute management of Hypocalcaemia

IV calcium gluconate (10ml of 10% calcium gluconate over 10 minutes in 50% dextrose or saline)

17

Brachydactyly of the 4th metacarpal

Pseudohypoparathyroidism