Physiology Quiz - Endocrine Pathophysiology - Part 3
Abnormal function of the endocrine system may result from a number of different causes. These pathophysiological states of the endocrine system or endocrinopathies may be caused by the absence of hormone, underproduction of hormone, overproduction of hormone, abnormal hormone transport in blood, absence or abnormal function of hormone receptors, or absence or abnormal function of one or more of the cytoplasmic signaling cascades required for normal hormone action. Test your basic knowledge of endocrine pathophysiology by taking this simple quiz.
(1) Primary Cushing's syndrome can be caused by a tumor of the
(2) Secondary Cushing's syndrome can be caused by a tumor of the
(3) This clinical condition results from hypothyroidism and is characterized by a nonpitting type edema.
(4) Hair loss may occur in both hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism.
(5) Type I diabetes mellitus is also referred to as: