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Pituitary adenomas sometimes become fairly large before patients have symptoms (especially if they don’t secrete hormones very well). Which of the following eye findings is characteristic of pituitary adenoma? *

Which of the following is true of papillary thyroid carcinoma? *

The most common cause of hypothyroidism in underprivileged countries is: *

A patient with Cushing syndrome might present with any of the following EXCEPT: *

Which of the following is true regarding multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) I syndrome? *

Which of the following is true regarding pheochromocytoma? *

Which of the following is true regarding Addison disease? *

Your sister is complaining that she is always tired, despite getting enough sleep. You notice that she seems pale, and when you feel her pulse it is quite slow. She also mentions that she can’t stand the cold these days. Which of the following sets of lab tests would be most helpful in diagnosing her condition? *

A 35-year-old male presents to the ER with severe neck pain which radiates down his left arm. He had a cold last week, but is otherwise healthy. If he is diagnosed with thyroiditis, which type of thyroiditis does he most likely have? *

A 32-year-old female presents with a "racing heartbeat" that is worrying her. She's also shaky and always hot. On further questioning, she mentions a 20-lb weight loss in the last several months (even though she was not dieting). On physical examination, the patient is an anxious-appearing, thin female with mild, bilateral exophthalmos (both eyeballs protrude anteriorly from the orbital sockets). What would you expect to see on a biopsy from this patient's thyroid? *

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