Pathophysiology II Final 2 of 3

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  • 1
    Beta amyloid protein is a key constituent of a "feature" found in most Alzheimer's patients:
  • 2
    Neurofibrillary tangles are the most often found in particular areas of the CNS such as the:
  • 3
    Tau protein is a structural support protein for the intracellular structures known as the:

  • 4
    The presence of Alzheimer's dementia is noted in part by decreases in various cognitive abilities such as:
  • 5
    Non-vegetative signs of depression include:
  • 6
    Exogenous depression can be caused by/is related to:

  • 7
    A bipolar disease "rapid cycler" has cycles that last less than:
  • 8
    Psychosis is though to be at least partially the result of too much dopaminergic activity at/in the:
  • 9
    Which of the following organs/tissues is/are acted upon by PTH but not by calcitonin in the regulation of Ca++ levels?
  • 10
    In regards to Ca++ regulation, RANK is located in:

  • 11
    In what organ does PTH work to convert calcifediol to calcitriol?
  • 12
    For a person to be diagnosed with "induction insomnia" they need to be consistently not fall asleep within:
  • 13
    Historically, the way that we got an insomniac to "sleep" was to increase the activity/influence of:
  • 14
    During a "normal" nights sleep, when does the majority of the "REM sleep" occur?
  • 15
    Older hypnotic drugs do not cause a true sleep, but rather a "sleep-like" state (hypnotic). in this state one stage of the normal sleep pattern is lengthened at the expense of all the others. This stage is:
  • 16
    BDZ receptors are located upon certain varieties of the receptor for:

  • 17
    "Powder burn" spots are associated with:
  • 18
    What features of a female's breast are stimulated to grow/develop by progesterone?
  • 19
    In which area of the hypothalamus is estrogen a negative feedback inhibitor of LHRH?
  • 20
    A dysfunction of estrogen activity in either of the nuclei mentioned in the previous question could lead to:

  • 21
    What is the major source of estrogen in a non-pregnant female?
  • 22
    Following ovulation female progesterone levels rise because of increased synthesis/secretion by the:
  • 23
    Among progesterone's actions is/are:
  • 24
    Symptoms of endometriosis may include:
  • 25
    Insulin resistance leading to hyperglycemia is a sign/symptom of:
  • 26
    A female who is developing PCOS may experience:

  • 27
    Excessive amounts of uterine prostaglandin F is the cause of:
  • 28
    One cause of PID is infection. Among the infectious agents with a strong association to this condition we include:
  • 29
    Inhibition of PDE5 is a possible therapy for:
  • 30
    A lack of fetal androgen causes which embryonic ductal system to deteriorate?

  • 31
    When we speak of an androgen's "anabolic actions" we include:
  • 32
    The most common cause of juvenile testicular failure is:
  • 33
    Which bacterium/virus is most commonly associated with orchitis?
  • 34
    Target tissues (in males) with dihydrotestosterone specific receptors include:
  • 35
    "Chocolate cysts" result from endometrial tissue growing in/on the:
  • 36
    Neurogenic bladder can be caused by neuropathies like diabetes mellitus, but more often it is due to:
  • 37
    An Ag/Ab relation in the kidney is commonly associated with the cause of:
  • 38
    Women are more prone to cystitis because:
  • 39
    Which secretion(s) of the adrenal gland is/are "pituitary independent"?
  • 40
    The zona reticularis secretes:
  • 41
    What adrenal pathology can be caused by an oat cell carcinoma?
  • 42
    Luckily, the form of CAH that is the most fatal is also the least prevalent. This form results from a loack of:
  • 43
    An increase in glucocorticoids whether endogenous or exogenous) will cause an increase in:
  • 44
    Which of the following inflammation/repair parameters decreases in a patient with Cushing's Disease?
  • 45
    The two major symptoms that indicate that a patient has Conn's syndrome are:
  • 46
    "Buffalo hump" is a condition associate with which disease/condition?
  • 47
    Increased "freckling" and darkening of the skin can be a sign/symptom of:
  • 48
    The testosterone responsible for sperm maturation is mostly secreted by:
  • 49
    In the male LH is called/named:
  • 50
    The physiologic process by which oxygen goes from the alveoli to the blood stream is known as:
  • 51
    In addition to its role in the exchange of blood gases into an out of the air, the respiratory system is an important factor in/for:
  • 52
    Among the causes of respiratory failure, one can include:
  • 53
    The best hypothesis as to the reason/cause of an acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) in an adult is:
  • 54
    Whatever the cause, the major problem in ARDS is:
  • 55
    SIDS is thought to result because of the loss of the major infant drive to respiration which is the:
  • 56
    What is cor pulmonale?
  • 57
    The three characteristics of asthma include:
  • 58
    For a proper diagnosis of extrinsic asthma, the cause should be a/an:
  • 59
    Receiving a "salty kiss" indicates that the other individual may suffer from:
  • 60
    Silica dust (or chain silicates) is the causative agent for:

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