Flashcards in Endocrinology Deck (13):
What hormones are produced by the anterior pituitary?
TSH, Growth hormone, LH, FSH, ACH, Prolactin
What hormones are produced by the posterior pituitary?
Main estrogen of pregnancy.
Gastrin is elevated in this condition.
Name the condition: hypoxia leading to low production of pituitary hormones, may affect multiple hormones, concern for women who have recently delivered a baby
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
What medication is used in diabetes insipidus and bedwetting in children?
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
Rock hard / woody thyroid
More common in older women
Fibrotic thyroid proliferation
may cause hypothyroidism or dyspnea
MC malignant thyroid tumor
What CA can lead to SIADH?
What is the first line treatment of SIADH?
Fluid restriction - 1-1.5L daily