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Thyroid Quiz


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Hyperthyroidism is due to excessive production of ______, which are antibodies to the TSH receptor

A. Thyroid Stimulating Immunoglobulin

B. Thyroid Sequestering Immunoglobulin

C. Thyroid Storm Instigators

D. Thalamus Supporting Iodine


Which alteration of thyroid hormonal function is shown here?

A. Hypertyroidism

B. Hypothyroidism

C. Hashimoto’s

D. Myxedema


A patient with Gravess Disease would have ____ levels of Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH)

A. normal

B. high

C. low

D. very high


A patient with thyroid storm will present with all of the following except:

A. Fever

B. Tachycardia

C. Heart Failure

D. Bradycardia


Primary hypothyroidism will present with the following lab values:

A. Low T3 & T4
High TSH

B. Low T3 & T4
Low TSH

C. High T3 & T4
High TSH

D. High T3 & T4
Low TSH


Thyroid hormones effect all of the following except:

A. Metabolism

B. Growth

C. Development

D. Blood Calcium


Which hormone is NOT released by the thyroid?

A. T3

B. T4

C. T5

D. Calcitonin


An elevation in thyroid hormone when evaluating a patient’s laboratory results indicates:

A. Diabetes Insipidus

B. Grave’s Disease

C. DiGeorge

D. Guillain-Barre Syndrome


The ability to utilize which of the following substances is needed to synthesize thyroid hormones?

A. Iodine

B. Potassium

C. Phosphorous

D. Calcium


Which alteration of thyroid function is shown here?

A. Grave’s Disease

B. Hypothyroidism

C. Hyperthyroidism

D. Exopthalmos


_______ serve as both a factory and a warehouse for the production of thyroid hormones.

A. Thyroid Follicles

B. Pituitary Gland

C. Hypothalamus

D. Parathyroid


Hyperthyroidism is associated with all of the following symptoms EXCEPT:

A. Weight Loss

B. Enlarged Thyroid Gland

C. Weight Gain

D. Exopthalmos


TSH is secreted from the _______ pituitary gland

A. Medial

B. Lateral

C. Anterior

D. Posterior


Myxedema coma is a medical emergency associated with

A. Hyperthyroidism

B. Hypothyroidism

C. Normal Thyroid Levels

D. Thyroid Storm




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