A Quiz On Thyroid Diseases

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A Quiz On Thyroid Diseases


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    PTH stands for.....
    • A. 

      Parathyroid Hormone

    • B. 

      Pituitary Hormone

    • C. 

      Perfect Timing Hormone (If you don't have it you're always late)

    • D. 

      Parathymus Hormone

  • 2. 
    The parathyroid gland _______ blood calcium levels by releasing _____.
    • A. 

      Increases, PTH

    • B. 

      Decreases, PTH

    • C. 

      Increases, Calcitonin

    • D. 

      Decreases, Calcitonin

  • 3. 
    PTH causes the release of calcium from ______, increases absorption from the _____, and reduces the amount calcium excreted from the _____.
    • A. 

      Bone, intestines, kidneys

    • B. 

      Bone, liver, kidneys

    • C. 

      Bone marrow, intestines, kidneys

    • D. 

      The blood, bones, kidneys

  • 4. 
    If calcium level is too high, the parathyroid gland increases the secretion of PTH.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The thyroid gland secretes _____ and the parathyroid gland secretes ____.
    • A. 

      Calcitonin, PTH

    • B. 

      PTH, Calcitonin

    • C. 

      Calcitonin, TRH

    • D. 

      Calcitonin, TSH

  • 6. 
    Calcium homeostasis is maintained via the opposing effects of calcitonin and PTH. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Nutritional Secondary Hyperparathyroidism is common in ________.
    • A. 

      Young, growing cats

    • B. 

      Old, aging cats

    • C. 

      Young, growing dogs

    • D. 

      Old, aging dogs

  • 8. 
    Nutritional Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (NSH) is caused by _____.
    • A. 

      Low calcium, high phosphorus diets

    • B. 

      High calcium, low phosphorus diets

    • C. 

      High protein diets

    • D. 

      Low protein diets

  • 9. 
    What sort of diets usually have low calcium and high phosphorus?
    • A. 

      All meat diet

    • B. 

      All dry food diet

    • C. 

      Organic food diet

    • D. 

      Raw food diet

  • 10. 
    Nutritional Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (NSH) is commonly diagnosed as lameness and joint pain in aging cats fed a mainly all meat diet. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Hyperparathyroidism is marked by the increased production of _________
    • A. 

      PTH

    • B. 

      TRH

    • C. 

      TSH

    • D. 

      GH

  • 12. 
    An increased concentration of circulating ____ in the bloodstream is observable in patients with hyperparathyroidism. 
    • A. 

      Thyroxine-a, T4

    • B. 

      Thyroxine-b, T4

    • C. 

      Thyroxin-a, T3

    • D. 

      Thyroixin-b, T3

  • 13. 
    Hypoparathyroidism is primarily seen in ____.
    • A. 

      Dogs

    • B. 

      Cats

    • C. 

      Kittens from 12 weeks of age

    • D. 

      Wobbly hedgehogs

  • 14. 
    Hypoparathyroidism is marked by the decreased production of ______.
    • A. 

      PTH

    • B. 

      PTO

    • C. 

      TRH

    • D. 

      PYT

  • 15. 
    Neuromuscular excitability is observed in dogs with hypoparathyroidism.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Parathyroid Function Tests: PTH is tested for hyper or hypoparathyroidism in patients with _______.
    • A. 

      Hypocalcemia or Hypercalcemia

    • B. 

      Hypoglycemia or Hyperglycemia

    • C. 

      Hypophosphatemia or Hyperphosphatemia

    • D. 

      Neuromuscular excitibility and PU/PD

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