Flashcards in Uw0rLd 12/16/14 Deck (16)
Form of Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH) that causes salt wasting and ambiguous genitalia in girls / precocious puberty in boys.
Which type of CAH is the most common?
What does "salt-wasting" mean?
low Na+, high K+, dehydration
Which type of CAH will cause all pts to be phenotypically female and cause fluid retention?
Which type of CAH causes salt/fluid retention and ambiguous genitalia in girls?
Old guy w/ proximal muscle weakness and high CPK
dermatomyositis or polymyositis
Addison's disease will cause _______-kalemia.
what steroid is used to tx addisonian crisis?
what steroid is used to tx stable addison's dz?
which steroid is used to tx hypotension in addison's dz unresponsive to prednisone? why?
fludrocortisone; most mineralocorticoid activity
hypertension + low K+ + low renin
Tx for hyperaldosteronism caused by adrenal adenoma?
Tx for hyperaldo caused by adrenal hyperplasia?
what is the first step in mgmt of pheo?
phenoxybenzamine to control BP
what is the second step after adding phenoxybenzamine for Tx of pheo?