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Week 6 MT- HIT111 DISCUSSION QUESTIONS 1. Given one or two common medical terms found in the Operative and Pathology report shown above, deconstruct the components of specific medical terms to identify their meaning. Canthotomy- process of cutting the corner of the eye canth/o - corner of the eye tomy - process of cutting Lymphocytic - pertaining to or characterize by lymphocytes lymph/o - lymph, lymphatic tissue cytic - pertaining to a cell 2. Review the outpatient encounter of Margaret Smith, and post the following: A. Discuss possible causes of Margaret's hypothyroidism. What are some early symptoms of this disorder? What are the risk factors for developing hypothyroidism? Margaret’s hypothyroidism could be caused by; Hashimoto thyroiditis This is the most common reason for hypothyroidism an, the immune system mistakenly attacks the thyroid gland, causing enlargement to the thyroid gland and appears as a cyst-like or fibrous growth in the neck. Sadly, there is no cure, and the signs and symptoms she has lean more toward here.
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