Flashcards in Endocrine Wk 1 Deck (15):
Tx of choice for Prolactinoma?
Acromegaly is almost always caused by?
Which lab tests GH?
Most common cause of cushings syndrome?
Exogenous steroid use
Which steroids are deficient in addison's?
Glucocorticoids and mineralocorticoids
Pathohnomonic signs for addisons?
Salt craving and hyperpigmentation
What should you administer in an addison crisis?
What is the main cause of secondary adrenal insufficiency?
Discontinuation of corticosteroids. Hypoactive pituitary.
In regards to addisons and secondary adrenal insufficiency, how to cortisol, aldosterone and ACTH differ?
Addisons: Low cortisol and aldosterone, elevated ACTH
Secondary: Low cortisol, normal aldosterone, Low ACTH
How do you treat hyperprolactinemia and acromegaly medically?
Cabergoline (preferred) or bromocriptine
Tx for primary AND nephrogenic diabetes insipidus
DDAVP for primary. HCTZ for nephrogenic
Where do you see trosseau's sign?
What do you treat Diabetes insipudus with?
Treatment for hyperthyroidism?