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    What antibodies are found in Graves' disease?

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    A 1 year old child is evaluated during a routine visit and found to have calcium of 11mg/dl. You obtain PTH level, which is 120 pg/ml(elevated).Patient has a family history of hypercalcemia?
    What is the next test needed to confirm a diagnosis?

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      40 y/o M who presents with weight gain. He has noticed that his ring size and shoe size has changed over the a year. On physical exam he has coarse facial features.What is the single best test to diagnose this condition?

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        A 13 y/o F presents with generalized weakness, acne, and facial hair, male pattern baldness, and acne. Lab results shows elevated serum ACTH and free urine cortisol level.
        Serum potassium of 2.9mg/dL.What is the most likely diagnosis?

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          A 6 y/o patient with short stature, short fourth metacarpal bones, obesity, subcutaneous calcifications, and developmental delay. Lab shows decreased calcium level, elevated serum phosphate and elevated PTH level. What is the most likely diagnosis?

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            A 25 y/o male presents with palpitations, pounding headache and episodic sweating. Lab tests reveals elevated plasma fractionated metanephrines, and calcitonin level and normal plasma PTH. What is the most likely diagnosis?

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              A 13 y/o M presents to you c/o bilateral breast lump. He denies any weight loss and palpitations.
              Physcal exam reveals diffusely enlarged breasts bilaterally. What is the next step of action?

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