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Endocrine Diseases

A 62-year-old man had multiple, randomly distributed, flesh-colored nodules on his trunk, arms, and face. The lesions measured 0.5 to 1.0 cm and appeared slightly pedunculated. Tissue biopsy showed Schwann cells. Your diagnosis?

For several years, an asymptomatic, firm, nontender mass had been growing on the neck of a 54-year-old-man, slightly left of midline at the level of the hyoid bone. Thyroid function tests were normal. What does it indicate?

Intermittent blurred vision and palpitations in a young woman often improve after juice. She does not have DM. One day, she arrives at the ED after a seizure. Head CT is negative. What’s next?

Diet and medication can be used to manage symptoms of insulinoma. Once the lesion is well localized, resection is curative.

Mycosis fungoides; circumscribed erythematous lesions in a toddler; large abdominal ecchymotic mass . . . some of the challenges for you in this quiz.

herpes zoster

Fluid-filled blisters; necrobiosis lipoidica; gestational diabetes mellitus . . . Test your knowledge on these and other subjects in this quiz.

There are 4 manifestations of this syndrome; each is characterized by involvement of at least 2 glandular organs in autoimmune mediated diseases that lead to organ hypofunction.

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