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path ch 10 test C

pathology ch 10 endocrine path

Development of hyperpituitarism after bone growth stops acromegaly
Tumor arising in the adrenal medulla, second most common malignancy in children neuroblastoma
Development of hyperpituitarism before bone growth stops gigantism
Insufficient secretion of growth hormone hypopituitarism
Results from excessive production of thyroid hormone hyperthyroidism
Benign neoplasm of the thyroid thyroid adenoma
Causes muscle cramps of the hands and feet hypoparathyroidism
Exopthalamos is characteristic of this graves disease
Usually due to an autoimmune process which slowly destroys the adrenal gland addison’s disease
Excess production of glucocorticoids chushing’s syndrome
May be caused by adenoma, carcinoma, or generalized enlargement primary hyperparathyroidism
Underdevelopment of the thyroid gland that causes cretinism hypothyroidism
Tumor comprised in the adrenal medulla that produces an excess of epinephrine and norepinephrine pheochromocytoma
Results from an excess of growth hormone hyperpituitarism
Has three different types: papillary, follicular and medullary thyroid carcinoma
Enlargement of the thyroid gland goiter
Has a characteristic “moon-shaped” fat pad or “buffalo hump” cushing’s syndrome
Hypercortisolism cushing’s syndrome
Hypocortisolism Addison’s disease
Adrenocortical insufficiency Addison’s disease
Created by: annaluz87