CSGD Quiz 4 2006

1

Which ONE of the following statements about growth hormone is NOT CORRECT?


2

The MOST COMMON type of functioning pituitary adenoma is:


3

Which ONE of the following facts about hypothalamic control of pituitary function is NOT CORRECT?


4

Which ONE of the following statements about lactation is NOT CORRECT?


5

Which ONE of the following statements regarding thyroglobulin is CORRECT?


6

Thyroid hormones are critical determinants of brain and somatic development and affect many pathways and different organs. Which ONE of the following statements concerning such hormones is CORRECT?


7

The MOST COMMON cause of hypothyroidism in Australia is:


8

All of the following are common features of Cushing’s disease (pituitary dependent hypercortisolaemia) EXCEPT:


9

A 32 year-old woman, who is complaining of excessive facial and body hair, has the following endocrine profile:

17-hydroxy progesterone - Normal
Testosterone - Upper limit of normal
DHEAS - Slightly elevated
LH/FSH ratio - Slightly elevated

The MOST LIKELY diagnosis is:


10

Sestamibi is used to help in the diagnosis of: