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8 Cards in this Set

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Addison's disease
- Primary Corticoadrenal Insufficiency
- Etiology is usually autoimmune
- Decreased cortisol (glucocorticoid) and aldosterone (mineralcorticoid)
- Weight loss and fatigue
- Skin pigmentation
- Eosinophilia
Cushing's Syndrome
- Increased cortisol
- Buffalohump, moon facies, central obesity
- Easy bruising and striae
- Osteoporosis
- Cushing's disease due to adrenocorticotropic hormone from pituitary adenoma
- Tumor of the Adrenal Medulla or sympathetic ganglion which secretes bursts of catecholamines, usually norepinephrine
- Headaches, palpitations, anxiety, hypertension
- Diagnosis by urinary catecholamines
- Autosomal recessive
- Excessive iron accumulation
- Cirrhosis
- Diabetes
- Bronze skin
Wilson's disease
- Autosomal recessive
- Excessive copper accumulation
- Ataxia and dementia
- Kayser-Fleischer rings on cornea
- P's!
- Parathyroid tumors
- Pituitary tumors
- Pancreatic tumors
MEN 2a
- TPP (Toilet Paper Please, because I did number 2a)
- Thyroid tumors (medullary)
- Parathyroid tumors
- Pheochromocytoma
MEN 2b
- (MEN Two...b.. Patient Nutty) MTPN
- Marfanoid habitus
- Thyroid tumors (medullary)
- Pheochromocytoma
- Neuromas