Endocrinology Questions, Part 4

49 Questions | Total Attempts: 58

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Endocrinology Quizzes & Trivia

Based on USMLE notes


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This disease is characterized by eczematous patches on the nipple; characterized by large cells in the epidermis with clear halo; suggests underlying carcinoma; also seen in vulva
  • 2. 
    Represents 50% of ovarian non-germ cell tumors; malignant, frequently bilateral.
    • A. 

      Serous cystadenoma

    • B. 

      Serous cystadenocarcinoma

    • C. 

      Mucinous cystadenoma

    • D. 

      Mucinous cystadenocarcinoma

  • 3. 
    Represents 20% of ovarian non-germ cell tumors; frequently bilateral, lined by fallopian tube epithelium; benign.
    • A. 

      Serous cystadenoma

    • B. 

      Serous cystadenocarcinoma

    • C. 

      Mucinous cystadenoma

    • D. 

      Mucinous cystadenocarcinoma

  • 4. 
    Most common cause of "breast lumps"; usually not indicative of increased carcinoma risk
  • 5. 
    Malignant ovarian non-germ cell tumor characterized by intraperitoneal accumulation of mucinous material from ovarian or appendiceal tumor.
    • A. 

      Serous cystadenoma

    • B. 

      Serous cystadenocarcinoma

    • C. 

      Mucinous cystadenoma

    • D. 

      Mucinous cystadenocarcinoma

  • 6. 
    Breast malignancy characterized by rock-hard fibrous masses with sharp margins and small glandular duct-like cells. Worst, most invasive, and most common breast cancer - 76%.
    • A. 

      Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS)

    • B. 

      Invasive ductal carcinoma

    • C. 

      Invasive lobular carcinoma

    • D. 

      Medullary carcinoma

    • E. 

      Comedocarcinoma

    • F. 

      Inflammatory carcinoma

  • 7. 
    Breast malignancy characterized by orderly rows of cells; often multiple tumors and bilateral
    • A. 

      Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS)

    • B. 

      Invasive ductal carcinoma

    • C. 

      Invasive lobular carcinoma

    • D. 

      Medullary carcinoma

    • E. 

      Comedocarcinoma

    • F. 

      Inflammatory carcinoma

  • 8. 
    Breast malignancy characterized by fleshy, cellular appearance with lymphocytic infiltrate; good prognosis
    • A. 

      Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS)

    • B. 

      Invasive ductal carcinoma

    • C. 

      Invasive lobular carcinoma

    • D. 

      Medullary carcinoma

    • E. 

      Comedocarcinoma

    • F. 

      Inflammatory carcinoma

  • 9. 
    Breast malignancy arising from the ducts and causes caseous necrosis; subtype of DCIS
    • A. 

      Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS)

    • B. 

      Invasive ductal carcinoma

    • C. 

      Invasive lobular carcinoma

    • D. 

      Medullary carcinoma

    • E. 

      Comedocarcinoma

    • F. 

      Inflammatory carcinoma

  • 10. 
    Breast malignancy arising from ductal hyperplasisa that fills the ductal lumen without basement membrane penetration.
    • A. 

      Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS)

    • B. 

      Invasive ductal carcinoma

    • C. 

      Invasive lobular carcinoma

    • D. 

      Medullary carcinoma

    • E. 

      Comedocarcinoma

    • F. 

      Inflammatory carcinoma

  • 11. 
    Breast carcinoma infiltration and blockage of dermal lymphatics; peau d'orane appearance to the skin; 50% survival at 5yr
    • A. 

      Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS)

    • B. 

      Invasive ductal carcinoma

    • C. 

      Invasive lobular carcinoma

    • D. 

      Medullary carcinoma

    • E. 

      Comedocarcinoma

    • F. 

      Inflammatory carcinoma

  • 12. 
    Benign ovarian non-germ cell tumor characterized by presence of multilocular cyst lined by mucus-secreting epithelium
    • A. 

      Serous cystadenoma

    • B. 

      Serous cystadenocarcinoma

    • C. 

      Mucinous cystadenoma

    • D. 

      Mucinous cystadenocarcinoma

  • 13. 
    Benign breast tumor characterized by small size, occurence in women < 25yo, increased breast tendernes, elevated estrogen, not precursor to cancer.
    • A. 

      Fibroadenoma

    • B. 

      Intraductal papilloma

    • C. 

      Phyllodes tumor

  • 14. 
    Benign breast tumor characterized by small size, growth within the lactiferous ducts, serous or bloody nipple discharge, slight increased risk of carcinoma.
    • A. 

      Fibroadenoma

    • B. 

      Intraductal papilloma

    • C. 

      Phyllodes tumor

  • 15. 
    Benign breast tumor arising from the stroma and characterized by large size mass of connective tissue, leaf-like projections, most common in 60s, some may become malignant.
    • A. 

      Fibroadenoma

    • B. 

      Intraductal papilloma

    • C. 

      Phyllodes tumor

  • 16. 
    Adrenal hemorrhage, hypotension, DIC =
  • 17. 
    Blue sclera =
  • 18. 
    Bone pain, bone enlargement, arthritis =
  • 19. 
    Cafe-au-lait spots, lisch nodules (iris hamartoma), pheochromocytoma, optic glioma =
  • 20. 
    Cold intolerance =
  • 21. 
    Cutaneous/dermal edema due to connective tissue deposition
  • 22. 
    Deep, labored breathing/hyperventilation =
  • 23. 
    Facial muscle spasm upon tapping - Chvostek's sign =
  • 24. 
    Hypercoagulability evidenced by Trousseau's sign =
  • 25. 
    HTN, hypokalemia, metaboilc acidosis =
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