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Some patients with pituitary adenomas present with hormone-related symptoms (for example, patients with TSH-producing pituitary adenomas may present with hyperthyroidism). Sometimes, though, pituitary adenomas don't secrete hormones very well (or at all). Patients with these types of pituitary adenomas usually present with characteristic eye symptoms, consisting of: *

Which of the following is true of papillary thyroid carcinoma? *

The most common cause of hypothyroidism in underprivileged countries is: *

A patient with Cushing syndrome might present with any of the following EXCEPT: *

Which of the following is true regarding multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) I syndrome? *

Which of the following is true regarding pheochromocytoma? *

Which of the following is true regarding Addison disease? *

Your sister is complaining that she is always tired, despite getting enough sleep. When you feel her pulse, it is quite slow. She also mentions that she can’t stand the cold these days, and that she feels depressed. Which two lab tests would be most helpful in diagnosing her condition? *

A 35-year-old male presents to the ER with severe neck pain which radiates down his left arm. He had a cold last week, but is otherwise healthy. If he is diagnosed with thyroiditis, which type of thyroiditis does he most likely have? *

A 32-year-old female presents with a "racing heartbeat" that is worrying her. She's also shaky and always hot. On physical examination, the patient is an anxious-appearing, thin female with mild, bilateral exophthalmos (both eyeballs protrude anteriorly from the orbital sockets). What would you expect to see on a biopsy from this patient's thyroid? *

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