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Graves' disease: Quiz


Question 1: It has a strong ________ component; when one identical twin has Graves' disease, the other twin will have it 25% of the time.
Most recent common ancestorHeredityMatrilinealityGenealogy

Question 2: Contraindications to RAI are ________ (absolute), ophthalmopathy (relative; it can aggravate thyroid eye disease), solitary nodules.
PregnancyReproductive medicineSexual intercoursePrenatal development

Question 3: ________, Japanese singer/songwriter[28]
Yume o Mikata ni/Koi Kogarete Mita YumeSing to the SkyAyakaMinna Sora no Shita

Question 4: There appears to be a ________ predisposition for Graves' disease, suggesting that some people are more prone than others to develop TSH receptor activating antibodies due to a genetic cause.

Question 5: [6] The names Grave's disease and Parry's disease were based also on other pioneer investigators of the disorder, namely: ________ and Caleb Hillier Parry, respectively.
DublinRobert James GravesLondonBerlin

Question 6: β-blockers (such as ________) may be used to inhibit the sympathetic nervous system symptoms of tachycardia and nausea until such time as antithyroid treatments start to take effect.
MirtazapineAmitriptylinePropranololMonoamine oxidase inhibitor

Question 7: Nadezhda Krupskaya, the wife of ________[36]
Vladimir LeninNikita KhrushchevJoseph StalinAlexander Kerensky

Question 8: Indications are: a large goiter (especially when compressing the trachea), suspicious nodules or suspected ________ (to pathologically examine the thyroid) and patients with ophthalmopathy.

Question 9: Others include granulocytopenia (dose dependent, which improves on cessation of the drug) and ________.
Aplastic anemiaThrombocytopeniaThrombotic thrombocytopenic purpuraIdiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura

Question 10: Occasionally, goiter is not clinically detectable but may be seen only with CT or ________ examination of the thyroid.
LiverMedical ultrasonographyAcousticsUltrasound

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