QUIZ- Endocrine system

Which of the following structures is located superiorly to the pituitary gland?

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Which of the following structures is located anteriorly to the pituitary gland?

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Which of the following structures is located posteriorly to the pituitary gland?

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Which of the following structures has a central opening to allow passage of the infundibulum?

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Laboratory study of the 56-year old patient's blood showed increase in blood sugar. Which endocrine gland is affected?

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In adult, calcium is frequently deposited in the epiphysis cerebri and then serves as a landmark on an x-ray investigation of brain. Epiphysis cerebri (pineal body) belongs to:

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A patient has Recklinghausen's disease which occurs in case of the parathyroid glands hyperfunction. The examination revealed kidney stones, chest limbs, bone distortion, missing teeth, spontaneous fractures often occur. The increased amount of which hormone was detected in the plasma of the patient?

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Which of the following structures is located laterally to the pituitary gland?

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What structure can become compressed in a pituitary adenoma, leading to problems with vision?

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At extirpation of the lateral lobes of thyroid gland great care must be taken to avoid removing the parathyroid glands, which are situated:

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A patient came to the doctor with complaints of tremor of the fingers and the whole body, muscle weakness, palpitations, sleep disorders, weight loss with increased appetite. Symptoms of which gland's disorder are observed in the patient?

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How is the pituitary gland accessed surgically?

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What part of the pituitary gland is mainly responsible for hormone synthesis and secretion?

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14. Patient with impaired respiratory function must undergo tracheostomy. We should remember that the isthmus of the thyroid gland is often located at the level of the following cartilaginous rings of the trachea:

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Examination of the 27-year old male showed increase in the size of hand, foot and lower jaw, deformity of the joints and spine, hormonal disorders (impotence, testicular atrophy). What gland is damaged?

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