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1

what is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism

graves

2

what is a common sign in elderly people with hyperthyroidism

fast atrial fibrillation

3

what is primary hyperthyroidism

high thyroid hormones
low or normal TSH

4

how might hyperthyroidism present in an elderly patient

weight loss
lack of energy
apathy
AF
hypertension
heart failure

5

what is non alcoholic steatohepatitis associated with

insulin resistance
hyperlipidaemia
chronic moderately elevated liver enzymes

6

what biochemical pattern suggests menopause

elevated FSH and LH 3 months apart

7

what causes hirsuitism in post menopausal women

increase in testosterone due to hyperthecosis

8

what hypothalamic hormone analogue can be used to treat endometriosis

GNRH

9

what is the marginal artery of drummond

anastomoses the IMA and SMA, forming a continous arterial circle
provides a collateral flow

10

what features do malignant cells have

increased nuclear size
nuclear and cellular pleomorphism
lack of differentation
increased nuclear DNA content
prominent nucleoli
mitotic figures

11

what are the features of peutz jaegers

numerous hamartomatous polyps in GI tract