Flashcards in Quiz 4 - Endocrine I Deck (7)
what are the categories of endocrine disorders, where do these present?
primary - originate in peripheral endocrine gland
secondary - under/over-stimulation by pituitary/HTH
tertiary - hypothalamus
what is the difference between hyper function and hypo function
- over stimulation by pituitary
- under-stimulation by pituitary
what may present in HPI of an endocrine patient?
response to exercise
what are important PEs to run for endocrine?
growth charts of kiddos
what does a deficiency in Growth Hormone, LH/FSH, TSH or ACTH look like? These deficiencies are seen in hypo function of anterior pituitary
GH - kiddos, lose glucose, growth retardation
LH/FSH - Women, amenorrhea, loss of libido. Men - ED, testicular atrophy. Both - infertility
TSH - cold intolerance, bradycardia
ACTH - fatigue, hypotension, stress intolerance
which condition of the anterior pituitary, only affects females?
- post partum hypopituitarism - low prolactin levels.