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Simmonds' Disease and Sheehan's Syndrome

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Which of the following hormone's pathways is not directly affected by Simmonds' Disease and Sheehan's Syndrome?

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1. Which of the following is true about Simmonds' Disease and Sheehan's Syndrome?

2. Which of the following treatments would most likely be required for a patient who has Sheehan's Syndrome?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo is designed to help you quickly assess what you know about the characteristics, symptoms, and treatments for Simmonds' Disease and Sheehan's Syndrome.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • The ability to recognize a hormone pathway not affected by Simmonds' Disease and Sheehan's Syndrome
  • The ability to identify a true statement about Simmonds' Disease and Sheehan's Syndrome
  • A likely treatment for one with Sheehan's Syndrome
  • What all endocrine symptoms of Simmonds' Disease have in common
  • The ability to identify false statements about Simmonds' Disease and Sheehan's Syndrome

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information regarding the causes and symptoms of Simmonds' Disease
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast Simmonds' Disease and Sheehan's Syndrome
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding hormones

Additional Learning

To learn more about these disorders, review the accompanying lesson called Simmonds' Disease and Sheehan's Syndrome. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Review what the pituitary gland is and what it does
  • Provide a table to illustrate the hormones produced by the anterior portion of the pituitary gland
  • Define panhypopituitarism and what causes it
  • Identify Simmonds' Disease as the common name for panhypopituitarism
  • Note which hormones are affected by and the symptoms of Simmonds' Disease in an expanded table
  • Reveal treatments for Simmonds' Disease
  • Discuss Sheehan's Syndrome as Simmonds' Disease with a different cause
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