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Diaphoresis: Quiz

  

Question 1: There are approximately two to four million sweat glands throughout the body that will become completely active during ________.
Prenatal developmentSexual differentiationPubertyPregnancy

Question 2: Sympathetic adrenergic neurons are sympathetic postganglionic neurons that happen to release norepinephrine instead of ________.
KetamineDextromethorphanAcetylcholineKynurenic acid

Question 3: Diabetics relying on insulin shots or oral medications may have low ________ (hypoglycemia), which can also cause diaphoresis.
Reference ranges for blood testsBlood plasmaBlood sugarGlycated hemoglobin

Question 4: ________ stimulants such as cocaine and amphetamines have also been associated with diaphoresis.
Parasympathetic nervous systemSympathetic nervous systemAutonomic nervous systemNerve

Question 5: Diaphoresis due to ectopic catecholamine is a classic symptom of a pheochromocytoma, a rare tumor of the ________.
Adrenal glandThyroidTesticleEndocrine system

Question 6: Medications such as topical antiperspirants, iontophoresis, ________ and surgery have been tried to treat hyperhidrosis.
OnchidalBotulinum toxinToxiferineEpibatidine

Question 7: [1] The amount of ________ that is released by the body is determined by the number of sweat glands a person is born with.
IronZincPotassiumPerspiration

Question 8: Medical conditions like kidney failure and ________ will have the same affect.
Diabetes mellitusICD-10 Chapter IV: Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseasesDiabetic ketoacidosisDiabetic nephropathy

Question 9: Diaphoresis can also be caused by many types of infections, often accompanied by ________ and/or chills.
Influenza-like illnessFeverHeadacheFatigue (medical)

Question 10: Diaphoresis is also seen in an acute ________ (heart attack), from the increased firing of the sympathetic nervous system, and is frequent in serotonin syndrome.
Coronary artery diseaseHeart failureMyocardial infarctionIschaemic heart disease
















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