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Match the diseases with their symptoms

Column IColumn IIa. Addisons diseasei. Irregular periods, baldness, male hair growth patternb. Cushings diseaseii. Facial puffiness, buffalo hump, abdominal obesityc. Conns diseaseiii. Browning skin, diabetes insipidusd. Adrenal virilismiv. Headaches, a symptom of severe hypertension
  1. a. iv b.iii c. ii d.i

  2. a. i b. ii c. iii d. iv

  3. a. ii b. iii c. iv d. i

  4. a. iii, b. ii c. iv d. i


Solution

The correct option is D

a. iii, b. ii c. iv d. i


Addison's disease (occurs when the body produces insufficient amounts of certain adrenal hormones like cortisol) - browning skin, diabetes insipidus

Cushing’s disease (characterised by increased production of adrenal hormones like cortisol) - facial puffiness, buffalo hump, abdominal obesity

Conn’s disease (caused by excess production of aldosterone by the adrenal glands) - headaches, severe hypertension

Adrenal virilism (caused by excessive production of adrenal androgens) - irregular periods, baldness, male hair growth pattern

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