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Flavin MED106 2018

Flavin 2018 Ch 4 Endocrine System Diseases

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Which of the following is a congenital disease that affects growth patterns in children? Gigantism
Excessive or prolonged use of corticosteroids can result in what condition? Cushing syndrome
Which of the following is a chronic metabolic condition of adults caused by hypersecretion of growth hormone (GH)? Acromegaly
Adrenal insufficiency is also known as: Addison disease
Which of the following is an endocrine disorder of the pancreas gland? Diabetes mellitus
An enlargement of a goiter usually results from the shortage of ________. iodine
Endocrine diseases result from abnormally decreased or increased secretion of ______________. hormones
___________ is defined as painless lymph or nodule in the thyroid gland that is malignant. Thyroid cancer
Insulin overdose can precipitate ___. hypoglycemia
Hypothyroidism is called _______. cretinism
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