Endocrinology Quiz #4: Growth Hormone

1. A 10-year-old boy presents with short stature, delayed growth, and delayed bone age. Laboratory tests reveal low levels of IGF-1. Which of the following is the most likely cause of this patient's condition?

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2. A 45-year-old man presents with enlarged hands and feet, coarsening facial features, and hypertension. Laboratory tests reveal elevated levels of growth hormone. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis? 

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3. A 5-year-old child presents with excessive height for his age and hyperglycemia. His parents are of average height. Laboratory tests reveal elevated levels of growth hormone. Which of the following is the most likely cause of his condition? 

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4. A patient with a pituitary adenoma undergoes surgery to remove the tumor. Three months post-operatively, the patient complains of fatigue, weight gain, and cold intolerance. Which of the following is the most likely explanation for these symptoms? 

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5. Which of the following conditions is most likely to result from an untreated growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenoma in an adult? 

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