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1

What hormones are produced by the anterior pituitary?

TSH, Growth hormone, LH, FSH, ACH, Prolactin

2

What hormones are produced by the posterior pituitary?

Oxytocin, ADH

3

Main estrogen of pregnancy.

Estriol

4

Gastrin is elevated in this condition.

Zollinger-Ellison syndrome

5

Name the condition: hypoxia leading to low production of pituitary hormones, may affect multiple hormones, concern for women who have recently delivered a baby

Sheehan's syndrome

6

Any steroid that is a metabolite of androgenic and adrenocortical hormones that possess a carbonyl carbon on C-17.

Detectable with urinalysis for patients with adrenal disorders (hyperplasia).

Now replaced by metapyrone test, which directly detects 11 deoxycortisol levels

Ketosteroids (17ks)

7

What medication is used in diabetes insipidus and bedwetting in children?

Desmopressin

8

Self-limited (8-10 wks) painful inflammation of thyroid
Autoimmune / viral
Womenmore than men, 10-40 yo

Begins with hyperthyroid, then hypothyroid and finally euthyroid

De Quervain's Subacute Granulomatous Thyroiditis

9

Rock hard / woody thyroid
mimics carcinoma
More common in older women
Fibrotic thyroid proliferation
may cause hypothyroidism or dyspnea

Reidel's Thyroiditis

10

MC malignant thyroid tumor

Papillary carcinoma

11

What CA can lead to SIADH?

Bronchogenic carcinoma

12

What is the first line treatment of SIADH?

Fluid restriction - 1-1.5L daily

13

MC pituitary adenoma

Prolactinoma