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Clinical Skills - Introduction to the Thyroid Examination
On examination the patient appears to be perspiring, flushed in the face and agitated. They complain repeatedly about a short wait and seem eager to leave. They complain of being too hot all the time despite wearing a T-shirt on a cold day.
What do you expect the patient's Achilles' tendon reflex may be?
Either normal or absent
Trachea (for deviation)
What is the most likely diagnosis?
Internal mammary artery aneurysm
Decreased blood flow
Increased blood flow
Signs of parathyroid goitre
To assess myxoedema
None of the above
Germ cell tumour of thyroid gland
Toxic adenoma of thyroid gland
Ectopic production of thyroid hormone