What Do You Know About Myxedema Coma?

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What Do You Know About Myxedema Coma?

Myxedema coma is a medical condition, which is a life-threatening complication of severe hypothyroidism (low level of thyroid hormone in the blood) that usually leads to hypothermia, decreased mental status, and other symptoms of loss of brain (and multiple organs) function. Take this quiz to find out more.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which one of these is a primary symptom of myxedema coma?
    • A. 

      Low blood sugar

    • B. 

      Nausea

    • C. 

      Blindness

    • D. 

      Migraine

  • 2. 
    Myxedema coma is a disorder of which of these?
    • A. 

      Reproductive system

    • B. 

      Digestive system

    • C. 

      Endocrine system

    • D. 

      Respiratory system

  • 3. 
    Which of these deteriorates as a state of this condition?
    • A. 

      Hypothyroidism

    • B. 

      Hyperthyroidism

    • C. 

      Hypoglycemia

    • D. 

      Hypertension

  • 4. 
    In which of these categories is myxedema coma most common? 
    • A. 

      Pregnant women

    • B. 

      Teenagers

    • C. 

      Infants

    • D. 

      Elderly

  • 5. 
    What precipitates myxedema coma?
    • A. 

      Infection

    • B. 

      Attack

    • C. 

      Headache

    • D. 

      Hypertension

  • 6. 
    What is the medical name of heart attack?
    • A. 

      Arrthymia

    • B. 

      Myocardial infarction

    • C. 

      Stroke

    • D. 

      Hypertension

  • 7. 
    The most common cause of a heart attack is the rupture of which of these?
    • A. 

      Capillary

    • B. 

      Artery

    • C. 

      Tissue

    • D. 

      Blood

  • 8. 
    What is a measurable indicator of a condition? 
    • A. 

      Marker

    • B. 

      Biomarker

    • C. 

      Blotter

    • D. 

      Vennagram

  • 9. 
    Which of these measures the electrical activity within the heart?
    • A. 

      ECG

    • B. 

      EKG

    • C. 

      MMI

    • D. 

      IBM

  • 10. 
    What is a condition in which poor blood flow to the brain results in cell death?
    • A. 

      Heart attack

    • B. 

      StrokeĀ 

    • C. 

      Rupture

    • D. 

      Hypertension

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