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What is the most common cause of Primary Hyperthyroidism?
Parathyroid Single Adenoma
Sympathetic activation of the parathyroid glands
Which of these are causes of Secondary hyperthyroidism?
Osteomalacia and Rickets
Multiple parathyroid adenomas
Nodular parathyroid hyperplasia
Chronic Renal Failure
Clinical features include:
Polyuria and polydipsia
How is the diagnosis of primary hyperthyroidism confirmed? (Provided FHH is excluded)
High PTH with absence of hypercalcaemia
High PTH with presence of hypocalcaemia
Hight PTH with presence of hypercalcaemia
Hight PTH with absence of hypocalcaemia
FHH is a DDx of primary Hyperthyroidism.
What is FFH?
Familial hypocalciuric hypocalcaemia
Female hypocalciuric hyocalcaemia
Familial hypocalciuric hypercalcaemia
Female hypocalciuric hypercalcaemia
Primary Hyperthyroidism is more common in ________ .
90% of primary hyperthyroidism patients are ___________.
Over 50 years of age
Over 70 years of age
When is the uptake evident only by the parathyroid gland in a 99m-Tc sestamibi scan?
After 10 mins
After 3 hours
After 24 hours
What is the treatment of choice for most cases of primary hyperparathyroidism?
Primary Hyperparathyroidism patients who are treated conservatively without surgery require:
Annual renal function check
Annual thyroid function check
Bone density monitoring
Calcium biochemistry checked annually
What can be part of managing a life-threating hypercalcaemia due to primary hyperparathyroidism?