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Receptor employed by insulin?

Tyrosine kinase receptor

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Receptor employed by growth hormone?

Cytokine receptor

3

Receptor employed by calcium?

G protein coupled receptor

4

Cranial nerves within/in vicinity of cavernous sinus

CNIII,IV, V1, V2, VI

5

What might you give in hyperparathyroidism?

Vitamin D to absorb calcium

6

Target of action of Dapagliflozin is?

SGLT-2
Sodium glucose co transporter 2

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Paracrine hormones

chemical communication between cells within a tissue or organ

8

Autocrine signal

a chemical that acts on the same cell

9

Intracrine signal

a chemical that acts within the same cell

10

Myxedema

Myxedema is a condition marked by thickening and swelling of the skin caused by insufficient production of thyroid hormones by the thyroid gland.

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What is the hypophysis?

The pituitary gland

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A history of seizures and hypocalcemia?

Suggests that the anti-convulsants may be causing the hypocalcemia

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Phaeochromocytoma symptoms & triad

Most common symptoms: high blood pressure
Triad:
-headaches
-palpitations
-sweaty
Difficulty breathing, weakness, and panic attack-type symptoms can also occur in this classic presentation