Flashcards in Endocrine Deck (254)
What is the remnant of the thyroglossal duct?
How does thyroglossal duct cyst present?
anterior midline neck mass that moves
What tracer can be used to identify a thyroglossal duct cyst?
What is the most common tumor of adrenal medulla in children?
Does a neuroblastoma cause hypertension?
How do the left and right adrenal glands drain?
just like gonadal veins
What does neurophysin I carry?
What does neurophysin two carry?
What does the posterior pituitary develop from?
What are the two acidophilic anterior pituitary hormones?
GH and prolactin
What are the four basophilic anterior pituitary hormones?
What embryological layer is the anterior pituitary derived from? Also known as?
Which four hormones share similar α subunits?
Where in the α-cells is glucagon stored?
Where in the β-cells is insulin stored?
Where in the Δ-cells is somatostatin stored?
What is the function of 11β-HSD?
cortisol into cortisone or vice-versa
Which isoform of 11β-HSD is found in aldosterone sensitive tissues?
What compound is found in licorice? Also known as?
What enzyme can glycyrrhetic acid/enoxolone inhibit? What does this lead to?
syndrome of apparent mineralocorticoid excess
In what ratio are insulin and C-peptide released together?
What type of activity do insulin receptors possess?
What does insulin do to sodium levels?
Does insulin cross the placenta?
Which GLUT receptor is present on β-cells?
In which three tissues are GLUT1 found?
Which six tissues take-up glucose independent of insulin?
What does Growth Hormone due to insulin release?
What do β2 Agonists do to insulin release?