Parathyroid Pathology

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Pathology Quizzes & Trivia

Parathyroid gland is commonly associated with tumors. The quiz below comprises of questions to assess your understanding of the parathyroid pathology and all that it entails. All the best as you take up the challenge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    These cells secrete parathyroid hormone (PTH)
    • A. 

      Chief

    • B. 

      Cheif

  • 2. 
    PTH release is triggered by falling _______ levels
    • A. 

      Calcium

    • B. 

      Ca2+

  • 3. 
    PTH release is inhibited by _________
    • A. 

      Hypercalcemia

  • 4. 
    Primary hyperthyroidism is due to:
    • A. 

      Neoplasms

    • B. 

      Hyperplasia

    • C. 

      Chronic renal failure

    • D. 

      Both A and C

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Symptoms of hyperthyroidism include hypercalcemia and compensatory ____________
    • A. 

      Hypophosphatemia

  • 6. 
    _______ is treatment for hyperparathyroidism
    • A. 

      Surgery

  • 7. 
    Hypoparathyroidism is more common than hyperparathyroidism
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Muscular spasms caused by low calcium levels: _____ tetany
    • A. 

      Hypocalcemic

  • 9. 
    Treatment for hypoparathyroidism is _________ ________ _______
    • A. 

      Synthetic parathyroid hormone