MIDTERM SS

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Jengi1213
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MIDTERM SS
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2011-03-20 20:27:55
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Superficial Structures Q2
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  1. The approximate dimensions of the thyroid gland are:
    6cm length, 2cm width, 3cm depth
  2. High resolution sonography recommended for the thyroid evaluation of the parathyroid adenomas is between
    7.5 and 10 MHZ
  3. Each of the following statements regarding thyroid gland is true except:
    it is an exocrine gland
  4. Neck muscles located anterolateral to the thyroid gland include all except:
    longus colli muscle
  5. The thyroid gland is an endocrine gland that sectetes three hormones which are:
    triiodothyronine (T3), thyroxine (T4), and calcitonin
  6. Clinical signs of a thyroid goiter are:
    thyroid enlargement
  7. Differential diagnosis for thyroiditis includes all except:
    hemorrhagic cyst
  8. The lobes of the thyroid gland are connected by:
    isthmus
  9. A ______ presents as a palpable midline mass between the hyoid bone and the isthmus of the thyroid.
    thyroglossal cyst
  10. The most common benign tumor of the thyroid is:
    adenoma
  11. The parathyroid glands produce a hormone that affects:
    kidneys, bones and gastrointestinal tract
  12. The most common cause of hyperparathyroidism is:
    parathyroid adenoma
  13. There are usually ____ parathyroid glands.
    four
  14. The most common feature of a thyroid adenoma is:
    peripheral sonolucent halo
  15. The sonographic appearance of the normal thyroid gland is uniformly:
    echogenic with medium-level echoes similar to the liver and testis

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