Arthritis

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Arthritis Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not a feature of discoid lupus erythematosus
    • A. 

      Dark red round macules/plaques on the skin

    • B. 

      Alopecia

    • C. 

      Involvement of sun exposed skin

    • D. 

      Formation of subcutaneous nodules

  • 2. 
    Bony ankylosis is a characterisitic feature of
    • A. 

      Osteoporosis

    • B. 

      Osteoarthrosis

    • C. 

      Systemic lupus erythematosus

    • D. 

      Rheumatoid arthritis

  • 3. 
    Which statement about rheumatoid arthritis is correct
    • A. 

      Rose Waaler test may be used in its diagnosis

    • B. 

      It is characterised by joint stiffness that worsens on physical activitiy

    • C. 

      Characteristically involves large weight bearing joints from the beginning

    • D. 

      It is characterised by normal erythrocyte sedimentatin rate.

  • 4. 
    Osteoarthrosis is likely to initially affect
    • A. 

      Knees

    • B. 

      Proximal interphalangeal joints

    • C. 

      Distal interphalangeal joints

    • D. 

      Finger joints

  • 5. 
    Which statment about SLE is correct
    • A. 

      It is more common in males

    • B. 

      Anti-DNA antibodies can be found in blood

    • C. 

      Arthritis and arthraligia are very rarely present

    • D. 

      It produces marked joint deformities

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is not a feature of rhematoid arthritis
    • A. 

      Ulnar deviation of fingers

    • B. 

      Swan neck deformity

    • C. 

      Heberdens & Bouchard nodes

    • D. 

      Subcutaneous rheumatoid nodules

  • 7. 
    Which statment about oestoarthritis is incorrect
    • A. 

      It mainly affects large weight bearing joints

    • B. 

      It is not an inflammatory disease

    • C. 

      It is characterised by formation of osteophytes

    • D. 

      ESR is markedly elevated

  • 8. 
    Which statment about osteoporosis is incorrect
    • A. 

      It is a decrease in absolute amount of bone

    • B. 

      It increases the risk for radius and vertebral fractures

    • C. 

      Treatment with corticosteriods can decrease risk for osteoporosis

    • D. 

      It is much more common in women

  • 9. 
    Which statement about discoid lupus erythematosus is correct
    • A. 

      Is usually leads to SLE

    • B. 

      It is important cause of renal failure

    • C. 

      It primarily affects skin

    • D. 

      It primarily affects joints

  • 10. 
    Which antibodies are unlikely to be seen in SLE
    • A. 

      Rhematoid factor

    • B. 

      Anti-DNA antibodies

    • C. 

      Antinuclear antibodies

    • D. 

      Anti- uric acid antibodies

  • 11. 
    All of the following are expected in SLE except
    • A. 

      Subcutaneous nodules

    • B. 

      Glemerulonephritis

    • C. 

      Haemolytic anaemic

    • D. 

      Painful oral ulcers

  • 12. 
    Tophi are caused by deposition of
    • A. 

      Antigen antibody complexes

    • B. 

      Uric acid

    • C. 

      Calcium

    • D. 

      Phosphate

  • 13. 
    Which is unlikely to be associated with development of reactive arthritis
    • A. 

      Chlamydia

    • B. 

      Shigella

    • C. 

      Salmonella

    • D. 

      Streptococcus

  • 14. 
    Fibromyalgia is usually diagnosed
    • A. 

      On basis of history and physical exam

    • B. 

      By finding specific antinuclear antibodies in blood

    • C. 

      By finding marked hyeruricaemia in blood

    • D. 

      By finding needle shaped crystals in synovial fluid

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is not expected in reactive arthritis
    • A. 

      Asymmetric oligoarthritis

    • B. 

      Enthesopathy

    • C. 

      Mouth ulcers

    • D. 

      Sciatica

  • 16. 
    A person is told that he his 3 SD below normal on a DXA bone scan he has
    • A. 

      Osteoarthritis

    • B. 

      Osteoporosis

    • C. 

      Seronegative arthritis

    • D. 

      Tenosynovitis

  • 17. 
    Herberden and bouchards nodes are found in
    • A. 

      On fingers

    • B. 

      Around elbows

    • C. 

      In the sacral area

    • D. 

      On toes

  • 18. 
    If a person has spondylosis he suffers from
    • A. 

      Degenerative condition of spine

    • B. 

      Hip osteoparthrosis

    • C. 

      Gouty arthritis

    • D. 

      Fibromyalgia

  • 19. 
    Bamboo spine appearance on xray suggests
    • A. 

      Ankylosing spondylitis

    • B. 

      Spondyloarthrosis

    • C. 

      Osteoporosis

    • D. 

      Osteoarthrosis

  • 20. 
    Hunchback appearance is technically known as
    • A. 

      Kyphosis

    • B. 

      Lordosis

    • C. 

      Spondylosis

    • D. 

      Ankylosis