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1

Catecholamines in the urine
Headaches
Hypertension
Palpitations

Phaeochromocytome

2

Tanned skin without being on holiday

Addison's

3

Increased shoe size
'Spade hands'
Wedding ring too tight

Acromegaly

4

Hyperthyroidism
Eye changes
Gritty eyes
Smooth velvety skin

Graves disease

5

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

Cushings

6

Ketones on breath

DKA

7

Deep, laboured breathing

Kussmaul breathing:
- Metabolic acidosis -> DKA

8

'Orphan Annie' nuclei

Papillary thyroid cancer

9

Bones, stones, groans and moans

Hypercalcaemia

10

Psammoma boddies

Papillary thyroid cancer

11

Heat intolerance and palpitations

Hyperthyroidism

12

Cold intolerance and weight gain

Hypothyroidism

13

Anosmia and isolated GnRH deficiency

Kallmann's Syndrome

14

Trousseau sign
Chvostek's sign
QT proglongation

Hypocalcaemia

15

Acute management of hypocalcaemia

IV calcium gluconate:
- 10ml of 10% over 10 mins in 50% dextrose or saline

16

Brachydactyly of 4th metacarpal

Pseudohypoparathyroidism