Endocrine Questions



1. A man has panhypopituitarism (decreased function of all cells in the anterior pituitary). What hormone levels will be decreased in his body? What hormone levels will be increased (if any)? What will his blood glucose be like?


2. A woman is hypothyroid. She has low levels of TSH, T3, and T4 in her blood. What could be causing her problem?


3. She was given a TRH test, in which the technician injected her with TRH and then measured her blood TSH levels. What use is this test?


4. A man has a secreting tumor of the GH-secreting cells in his anterior pituitary. What will his blood sugar be like?



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