Science Quiz / Endocrine Disorders

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CauseDisorderSymptom(s)
Hypersecretion of GlucocorticoidsMoon face, buffalo hump, water retention
Hypersecretion of ProlactinSpontaneous, inappropriate lactation
Hypersecretion of GonadocorticoidsPremature puberty, beard and male pattern hair on females
Hypersecretion of CatecholaminesUncontrolled sympathetic nervous system, hyperglycemia, increased BMR
Hypersecretion of Growth Hormone in adultsEnlarged bones of face, hands, feet
Hyposecretion of Parathyroid HormoneLow blood calcium levels, tingling, muscle cramps, tetany
Hypersecretion of Thyroid HormoneIncreased BMR, exophthalmos, tachycardia
Hypersecretion of AldosteroneFatigue, headache, paralysis, increase blood sodium levels
Hypersecretion of Antidiuretic HormoneWater retention without edema, irritability, seizures
Hyposecretion of Glucocorticoids and mineralocorticoidsHypotension, impaired fight or flight response, weight loss
Hyposecretion of Antidiuretic HormoneLarge urine outputs, excessive thirst
CauseDisorderSymptom(s)
Hyposecretion of InsulinPolyuria, polydipsia, polyphagia, hyperglycemia
Hypersecretion of Growth Hormone in childrenVery tall, normal body proportions
Hyposecretion of Thyroid Hormone in childrenSevere retardation, short body with thick tongue and neck
Hypersecretion of Parathyroid HormoneHigh blood calcium levels, osteomalacia, osteoporosis long term
Hyposecretion of Thyroid Hormone due to Iodine DeficiencyEnlarged thyroid, low BMR, edematous tissue
Hyposecretion of all Pituitary HormonesMuscle wasting
Hyposecretion of ProlactinInability to produce breast milk
Hyposecretion of Growth Hormone in childrenMaximum height of 4ft, normal body proportions
Hyposecretion of Thyroid Hormone in adultsLow BMR, low body temperature, lethargy
Hypersecretion of InsulinAsymptomatic
Hypoactivity of InsulinPolyuria, polydipsia, polyphagia, hyperglycemia

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