Endocrine Physiology (Set 9 Opto)

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Endocrine Physiology (Set 9 Opto)

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  • 1. 
    Mrs X if suffering from abnormal physical growth after she has reached adulthood. She has enlarged hands, feet and facial features, as well as thickened skin.What could be the possible hormone that is affecting her condition?
  • 2. 
    Identify the organ that secretes the hormone you named in Question (1).
  • 3. 
    State the condition that Mrs. X is suffering from.
  • 4. 
    John is 32-year old male who has been experiencing weight gain lately. At the same time, he finds himself getting tired very easily and needs to spend alot of time in bed. Despite the weight he puts on, he feels cold all the time even when others around him feel very warm. The doctor he sees suggests John undergo a specific hormone test.Name the hormone that would be appropriate to test for based on John's condition. 
  • 5. 
    Which gland is responsible for stimulating the secretion of the hormone you stated in Question (4)? 
  • 6. 
    Name the condition that John may be suffering from based on the description above?
  • 7. 
    Mrs Tan is a middle-aged woman is suffering from hypertension, general weakness, and rapid weight gain. She is often moody and irritable due to sleep disturbances. She is also depressed because she feels she's no longer beautiful as she has abnormal facial hair growth and describes her face as "round like the moon".State the syndrome that Mrs Tan is suffering from.
  • 8. 
    Which hormone is responsible for this condition?
  • 9. 
    Regarding Mrs. Tan condition, would you say hypersecretion or hyposecretion of the hormone involved?
  • 10. 
    State the organ that releases the hormone you mentioned.
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