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1

How do you treat endometrial polyps?

Myomectomy

2

Which insulin do you give once a day?

Basal (long-acting) - Lantus

3

Which diabetic drug is weight neutral?

DPP-IV inhibitor (sitagliptin)

4

Strawberry-milkshake blood

Hyperlipidaemia

5

Are Ca, phosphate and ALP high/low/normal in Paget's?

Normal Ca
Normal phosphate
High ALP

6

Which hormone forms the basis of pregnancy tests?

hCG

7

Which hormone tests for fertility?

Progesterone

8

Are Ca, phosphate and ALP high/low/normal in osteomalacia/rickets?

Low Ca
Low phosphate
High ALP

9

Where is the site of spermatogenesis?

Seminiferous tubules

10

Which cells, acted on by LH, secrete testosterone?

Leydig cells

11

Which cells, acted on by FSH, enhance spermatogenesis?

Sertoli cells

12

Catecholamines in urine, headaches, hypertension

Phaeochromocytoma

13

Moon face

Cushing's disease

14

Orphan Annie nuclei

Papillary thyroid cancer

15

Psammoma bodies

Papillary thyroid cancer

16

Anosmia and GnRH deficiency

Kallmann's syndrome