SELF-TEST: Patho puzzle

September 2007 
Volume 37  Number 9
Pages 62 - 63
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1. What's the most likely diagnosis for a woman who takes prednisone for her chronic asthma, complains of fragile skin that bruises easily and doesn't heal, and has increased fat around her neck and a rounded face? a. Cushing's syndrome b. Addison's disease c. hyperthyroidism d. Graves' disease 2. A patient has been diagnosed with a simple goiter. The enlarged thyroid gland is the result of a. inflammation or neoplasm of the thyroid gland. b. overproduction of estrogen. c. increased thyroid cell activity and overall thyroid mass. d. overproduction of thyroid hormone. 3. A patient complains of burning pain in her feet and lower legs. Which disease should you ask about when you take her history? a. Hashimoto disease b. diabetes insipidus c. Cushing's disease d. diabetes mellitus 4. A 73-year-old patient with a history of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is admitted with respiratory failure. The patient is intubated and placed on ...

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