2. Thyrotoxicosis in pregnancy:

 

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a. is usually due to a solitary adenoma  
b. usually occurs as new disease as a result of HCG stimulation of the thyroid  
c. occurs once in every five hundred pregnancies  
d. may be treated with radioactive iodine as the drug does not cross the placenta  
e. carries little extra risk to the baby  
f. the baby is at risk of neonatal hyperthyroidism  
g. the baby is at risk of neonatal hypothyroidism  
h. beta-blocking drugs are contra-indicated  
i. the major maternal risk is congestive cardiac failure  

 

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