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Thyroid Disease Quiz


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Initial treatment for a 72 year old with hypothyroidism?

A. 25 mcg

B. 50 mcg

C. depends on weight

D. depends on TSH


Mild hypercalcemia is less than

A. 12

B. 10

C. 11

D. 14


Symptoms of mild hypercalcemia include all of the following except:

A. constipation

B. fatigue

C. sometimes asymptomatic

D. confusion


Hyperthyroidism always gets a referral to endocrinology?

A. TRUE

B. FALSE

C. Depends


all of the following are appropriate in primary care for management of hyperparathyroidism, except

A. Evaluation and diagnosing

B. Appropriate workup and referral

C. Patient education

D. No referral needed, all can be managed in PC


Thyroid antibody testing is best indicated for –

A. Hypothyroidism

B. Hyperthyroidism

C. Both hypo and hyperthyroidism

D. Neither


Consider treating subclinical hypothyroidism if TSH is greater than ? and symptomatic

A. 4

B. 5

C. 8

D. 10


Elevated TSH and Low T 4 =

A. Hypothyroidism

B. Hyperthyroidism


# 1 reason for hypercalcemia

A. malignancy

B. medications

C. primary hyperparathyroidism

D. Family history


Thyroid nodule greater than ? should always be sent for FNA

A. 1cm

B. 0.5cm

C. 2 cm

D. Size does not matter




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