Endocrinology Quiz #2: Endocrine System Anatomy

1. A 45-year-old woman undergoes surgery for removal of a thyroid tumor. Postoperatively, she experiences difficulty speaking and hoarseness. Which of the following structures is most likely damaged during the surgery?

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2. During a routine check-up, a 30-year-old man is found to have elevated calcium levels. Further investigation reveals a tumor in one of his parathyroid glands. Which of the following best describes the location of these glands? 

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3. A researcher is studying the blood supply to the adrenal glands. Which of the following arteries is NOT directly involved in supplying blood to the adrenal glands? 

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4. A patient presents with signs of Cushing's syndrome. Imaging studies reveal a mass in the adrenal gland affecting the zona fasciculata. Which of the following hormones is most likely overproduced by this tumor? 

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5. A 55-year-old female with a long-standing history of type 1 diabetes mellitus is concerned about her risk for diabetic complications. Which of the following cells in the pancreas are primarily responsible for the secretion of insulin? 

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