Thyroid Gland and Hormones Quiz

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What is the mechanism of action of beta blockers in the treatment of thyroid conditions?

Inhibition of adrenoreceptors

Which medication is commonly used for radioactive destruction of thyroid parenchyma?

Radioactive iodine (131I)

What is the function of Lugol's solution in the treatment of thyroid conditions?

Reduce gland size and vascularity

Which substance inhibits the conversion of T4 to T3 in the body?

Propranolol

What is the generic name for Inderal, a beta blocker used in thyroid treatment?

Propranolol

Which treatment involves radiation destruction of thyroid tissue?

Radioactive iodine (131I) therapy

What is the primary pharmacological action of radioactive iodine (131I) in treating thyroid conditions?

Causing destruction of thyroid parenchyma

What is the primary mechanism of action of propranolol (Inderal) in the treatment of thyroid conditions?

Inhibition of β-adrenoreceptors

Which treatment modality is described as involving the 'radiation destruction of thyroid parenchyma'?

Radioactive iodine (131I) sodium

Which substance is commonly used to reduce the size and vascularity of the thyroid gland?

Lugol's solution

Which medication class is known to inhibit the conversion of T4 (thyroxine) to T3 (triiodothyronine)?

Beta blockers

What is the primary pharmacological action of potassium iodide in the treatment of thyroid conditions?

Inhibition of thyroid hormone synthesis

Which treatment modality is associated with the destruction of thyroid tissue through radiation?

Radioactive iodine (131I) sodium

What is the primary mechanism of action of beta blockers in the management of hyperthyroidism?

Inhibition of β-adrenoreceptors

Which substance is commonly used to reduce the size and vascularity of the thyroid gland, as well as inhibit thyroid hormone synthesis?

Lugol's solution

Which medication class is known to inhibit the conversion of T4 (thyroxine) to T3 (triiodothyronine), thereby reducing the effects of excessive thyroid hormones?

Beta blockers

Which treatment modality is associated with the destruction of thyroid tissue through radiation, and is often referred to as 'RAI'?

Radioactive iodine (131I) sodium

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