Ess. Chap 3, Pharm Chap 29

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Review week 4 mod 7


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  • 1. 
    When the immune system reacts appropriately to an antigen and homeostasis is maintained it is termed
    • A. 

      Autoimmunity

    • B. 

      Immunocompetence

    • C. 

      Allergy

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    The acquired immunity that results when a person has a disease is
    • A. 

      Active

    • B. 

      Passive

    • C. 

      Attenuated

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Immunoglobulins that provide the ability to recognize foreign organisms stimulating the antigen antibody reaction are called
    • A. 

      T killer cells

    • B. 

      T helper cells

    • C. 

      T suppressor cells

    • D. 

      B cells

  • 4. 
    The group of diseases that occur when antibodies develop and begin to destroy the bodys own cells is
    • A. 

      Immunodeficiency diseases

    • B. 

      Autoimmune diseases

    • C. 

      Immunocompetent diseases

    • D. 

      Diseases of the reticuloendothelial system

  • 5. 
    Decreased gastric production of hydrochloric acid and the resulting shortage of the intrinsic factor cause
    • A. 

      Rheumatoid arthritis

    • B. 

      Systemic lupus erythematosus

    • C. 

      Autoimmune hemolytic anemia

    • D. 

      Pernicious anemia

  • 6. 
    The patient with a platelet deficiency and the inability of blood to clot has
    • A. 

      Autoimmune hemolytic anemia

    • B. 

      Pernicious anemia

    • C. 

      Idiopathic thrombocytopenic anemia

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    An autoimmune condition in which erythrocytes are destroyed by antibodies causing the patient to experience fatigue, chills, fever, dyspnea, and jaundice is
    • A. 

      Pernicious anemia

    • B. 

      Autoimmune hemolytic anemia

    • C. 

      Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Symptoms of fever, joint pain, malaise, weight loss, and the characteristic butterfly rash are indications of
    • A. 

      Systemic lupus erythematosus

    • B. 

      Scleroderma

    • C. 

      Rheumatoid arthritis

    • D. 

      Sjogrens syndrome

  • 9. 
    The disease that begins with inflammation and edema of the synovial membranes surrounding the joint is
    • A. 

      Systemic lupus erythematosus

    • B. 

      Scleroderma

    • C. 

      Rheumatoid arthritis

    • D. 

      Sjogrens syndrome

  • 10. 
    The primary treatment of rheumatoid arthritis is
    • A. 

      Reduction of inflammation and pain

    • B. 

      Preservation of joint function

    • C. 

      Prevention of joint deformity

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    The inflammatory disease of the CNS that attacks the myelin sheath is
    • A. 

      Myasthenia gravis

    • B. 

      Muscular dystrophy

    • C. 

      Multiple sclerosis

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    A chronic, progressive, neuromuscular disease that is characterized by the extreme muscular weakness(generally appearing first in the face) and progressive fatigue is
    • A. 

      Myasthenia gravis

    • B. 

      Muscular dystrophy

    • C. 

      Multiple sclerosis

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    T-cell lymphocytes are produced in the
    • A. 

      Bone marrow

    • B. 

      Spleen

    • C. 

      Thymus gland

    • D. 

      Blood

  • 14. 
    A history of repeated, chronic infections, which includes sinopulmonary symptoms (e.g. sinus tenderness, cough, fever, runny nose, abnormal sputum, dyspnea) along with gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms (diarrhea, abdominal pain, weight loss) is usually indicative of
    • A. 

      Ankylosing spondylitis

    • B. 

      Polymyositis

    • C. 

      Common variable immunodeficiency disease (CVID)

    • D. 

      DiGeorge anomaly

  • 15. 
    The most common form of immunodeficiency is
    • A. 

      X-linked agammaglobulinemia

    • B. 

      Severe combined immunodeficiency disease

    • C. 

      Selective immunoglobulin A deficiency disease

    • D. 

      Common variable immunodeficiency disease

  • 16. 
    A chronic, progressive, systemic autoimmune disease of the skin that is characterized by hardening and shrinking of the skin is
    • A. 

      Systemic lupus erythematosus

    • B. 

      Systemic scleroderma

    • C. 

      Rheumatoid arthritis

    • D. 

      Multiple sclerosis

  • 17. 
    Pyridostigmine bromide (Mestinon) is the drug of choice for treatment of
    • A. 

      Myasthenia gravis

    • B. 

      Multiple sclerosis

    • C. 

      Small vessel vasculitis

    • D. 

      Systemic necrotizing vasculitis

  • 18. 
    ___________ is a systemic, usually progressive inflammatory disease primarily affecting the spinal column
    • A. 

      Scleroderma

    • B. 

      Wiskott-aldrich syndrome

    • C. 

      Polymocytis

    • D. 

      Ankylosing spondylitis

  • 19. 
    A child in the emergency room with multiple brusing of unknown cause and thrombocytopenia may be exhibiting signs
    • A. 

      Multiple sclerosis

    • B. 

      Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura

    • C. 

      Pernicious anemia

    • D. 

      Selective immunoglobulin A deficiency

  • 20. 
    With proper therapy the prognosis for children with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) is
    • A. 

      Generally good

    • B. 

      Poor

    • C. 

      Very likely to mean a life time dependence on others for care

    • D. 

      Total remission in 10% of cases

  • 21. 
    Opportunistic infections can emerge as a result of deficiencies of the immune system
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Tolerance to self antigens is believed to commence during fetal life
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Autoimmune diseases occur when autoantibodies develop and begin to destroy the bodys own cells
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    There are no cures for connective tissue diseases, and treatment is only palliative
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Injections of vitamin B12, which must be continued for life, are the primary treatment for pernicious anemia
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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