Medicine Cases Quiz

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Medicine Cases Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A 70 years old man who has been smoking for 40 years was observed to be losing weight,having occasional seizures and coughing for 3 weeks. Three months to presentation he was noted during a clinic visit  to be depressed and having memory impairment.Which is the most likely diagnosis?
    • A. 

      Small cell Lung Cancer

    • B. 

      Squamous Cell Cancer

    • C. 

      Mesothelioma

    • D. 

      Pulmonary Tuberculosis

  • 2. 
    A 60 years old baker was diagnosed of a Primary Brain tumor. He was placed on oral dexamethasone 16 mg daily in  divided dose by the managing Oncologist. The primary rationale for such action is
    • A. 

      To reduce intracranial pressure from edema associated with the tumor

    • B. 

      To aid the shrinking of tumor

    • C. 

      To inhibit tumor markers produced by the tumor

    • D. 

      To aid subsequent surgical resection of tumor

  • 3. 
    A 80 years old retired military man was diagnosed of glial tumor after recurrent episodes of seizures. Which is the most likely neuroimaging modality that was used? 
    • A. 

      Cranial MRI with gandolium contrast adminstration

    • B. 

      Skull X-ray

    • C. 

      Cranial MRI

    • D. 

      Cranial CT scan

  • 4. 
    A patient presented to the hospital and was subsequently diagnosed of High grade glial malignant tumor. Which of the following is not likely to be a presenting feature?
    • A. 

      Visual field deficit

    • B. 

      Headache

    • C. 

      Seizure

    • D. 

      Aphasia

    • E. 

      Hemiparaesis

  • 5. 
    After extensive investigation a patient was diagnosed of Meningioma. Which is not likely to be presenting features when he presented to the hospital?
    • A. 

      Visual field deficit

    • B. 

      Hemiparaesis

    • C. 

      Headache

    • D. 

      Aphasia

    • E. 

      Seizure