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factitious hyperthyroidism
low TSH level, T3 levels cause down regulation of TSH in thyrotrope cells of the anterior pituitary,
FF filtration fraction
GFR / (1-Hct)(RBF), FF= GFR/ RPF
head bobbing , water hammer pulse, carotid pulsations
aortic regurgitation
hyprophysectomy
surgical removal of the pituitary gland
mallory weiss tear
is a tear in the gastric mucosa near the gastroesophageal junction. can cause metabolic alkalosis,
panic attack, claustrophobia
accompanied by hyperventilation and decreased pCO2 (hypocapnia). hypocapnia can cause decreased cerebral perfusion thus neurological symptoms
hyperventilation
elevated level of alveolar ventilation, PaCO2 is depressed, blowing CO2 out
hypoventilation
decreased level of alveolar ventilation. PaCO2 increases, shallow breathing,
hypocapnia
causes cerebral vasoconstriction and decreased cerebral blood flow
space constant
is a measure of how far along an axon an electrical impulse will travel.