Project #8923 - Pathophysiology

 

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HCR240 Module 9 Alterations of Hormonal Regulation

1. Describe the differences between diabetes insipidus (DI) and SIADH (syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic  hormone). Discuss the signs and symptoms and what laboratory evaluations are used to diagnose each. (8 points)

2. What is Acromegaly? What are the clinical manifestations? (4 points)

3. Differentiate between thyroid storm and myxedema coma.  (4 points)

4. What is Grave’s disease? Which type of hypersensitivity reaction causes it? (2 points)

5. What is exophthalmos? Who gets it? (2 points)

6. What causes primary hypothyroidism? What are the symptoms (list 4) (6 points)

7. Why is it so important to diagnose thyroid deficiencies in newborn babies? (2 points)

8. What are the symptoms of hyperparathyroidism? Hypoparathyroidism? (4 points)

9. Discuss the differences between type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Discuss the pathophysiology, signs and symptoms and diagnosis of each. (8 points)

10. What is gestational diabetes? (2 points)

11. What are the symptoms of hypoglycemia? When might a patient with diabetes develop hypoglycemia? (4 points)

12. How can diabetes be related to metabolic acidosis? (be specific) (4 points)

13. What is Cushing’s disease? Addison Disease? How they are different- discuss the symptoms of each. (4 points)

14. What is a pheochromocytoma? (1 poi

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Due By (Pacific Time) 07/13/2013 12:00 pm
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