Aiims - Nov 2008 - Pediatrics - 6 Questions

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  • 1. 
    7 yr old female child  presents with non-productive cough & mild stridor of 3 months duration. Patient is improving but suddenly developed wheeze, productive cough, mild fever and hyperlucency on CXR and PFT shows obstructive curve. The diagnosis is...
    • A. 

      Follicular bronchitis

    • B. 

      Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis

    • C. 

      Hemosiderosis

    • D. 

      Bronchiolitis obliterans

  • 2. 
    Drug used for the treatment of refractory histiocytosis is..
    • A. 

      High dose cytarabine

    • B. 

      Cladirabine

    • C. 

      High dose methotrexate

    • D. 

      Fludrabine

  • 3. 
    10 yr old child is always restless, inattentive to studies and always wants to play outside. Parents are extremely distressed. What would you advise ?  
    • A. 

      Needs change in environment

    • B. 

      It is a serious illness requires medical treatment

    • C. 

      Behaviour therapy

    • D. 

      It is a normal behaviour

  • 4. 
    Term male baby - uncomplicated pregnancy - respiratory disress at birth, not responding to surfactant, echo finding normal. X-ray showed ground glass appearance and culture is negative. Apgars are 4 and 5 at 1 and 5 minutes. There is history of an one month female sibling who died before. What is the diagnosis ?
    • A. 

      TAPVC

    • B. 

      Cystic Fibrosis

    • C. 

      Neonatal Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis

    • D. 

      Meconium aspiration pneumonia

  • 5. 
    Choose the FALSE statement regarding congenital rubella....
    • A. 

      Increased risk of congenital malformation if infection occurs after 16 weeks

    • B. 

      IgG persists for more than 6 months

    • C. 

      IgM antibody is present at birth

    • D. 

      Most common anomalies are hearing and heart defects

  • 6. 
    A 2 yr old child is brought to the AE ward with fever, barking cough and stridor only while crying. The child was able to drink normally. On examination, respiratory rate is 36/min and temperature is 39.6C. What will be your next step in the management of this patient?
    • A. 

      Antibiotics and blood culture

    • B. 

      Dexamethasone

    • C. 

      Racemic epinephrine nebulisation

    • D. 

      Nasal wash for influenza or respiratory syncytial virus

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