Endo.txt

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laureng
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277070
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Endo.txt
Updated:
2014-06-17 18:08:07
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acromegaly thyroid thyrotoxicosis panhypopituitary
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Endo SC
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  1. Causes of a diffuse goitre
    • Idiopathic
    • Puberty/pregnancy/post-partum
    • Graves' disease
    • Thyroiditis
    • Simple goitre - iodine deficiency
  2. Causes of thyrotoxicosis
    • PRIMARY
    • Graves' disease
    • Toxic adenoma
    • Hashimoto's thyroiditis (early on)
    • Iodine-induced
    • Post-partum thyroiditis
    • Drugs - Amiodarone, Li

    • SECONDARY
    • Pituitary/Ectopic TSH
    • Factitious
  3. Causes of panhypopituitarism
    • Pituitary adenoma
    • SOL - Craniopharyngioma, mets, granuloma
    • Iatrogenic (surg, XRT)
    • Sheehan's syndrome
    • Head injury
  4. Signs of activity of acromegaly
    • Skin tag number
    • Excessive sweating
    • Greasy skin
    • Increasing VF loss

    • Development of CN 3-6 palsies
    • Enlarging goitre
    • HTN
    • BSL

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