Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Review on Thyroid Gland and Abnormalities Slide Show

The thyroid gland is found at the neck portion of the human body. It is the major metabolic gland because it secretes the primary metabolic hormones, T3 and T4. Without Triidothyronine and Thyroxine, your body won't be able to develop properly. See if you can answer these questions first, before proceeding to the slides.Write your answers on a sheet of paper, so you can check them later.

Review Questions in Thyroid Function and Abnormalities

1. How are T3 and T4 formed?
2. What's more biologically active between T3 and T4?
3. What would be a more reliable test between T3 and T4 to test Thyroid Function?
4. What other tests can be performed for TFT (Thyroid Function Test)?
5. What abnormalities can result from insufficient or elevated T3 and T4?

 Now, Let's see if your answers are correct.

Answers will be posted next week.

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