Monday, 13 September 2010

MRCP questions: War 9

As with previous 'wars' after 'battles' these are just a few quick questions to see if your brain cells have retained the information provided in battles 9.1 to 9.5.

Grab a piece of paper, jot down your answers then compare them to my answers here

Question 1:
Name the classical rash associated with Lyme disease

Question 2:
What is the treatment for uncomplicated Lyme disease?

Question 3:
A joint aspiration shows negatively birefrigent crystals.  What condition does this suggest?

Question 4:
What XR appearance may you see in gout?

Question 5:
Which joint is classically affected by pseudogout?

Question 6:
What is a craniopharyngioma?

Question 7:
What is a catamenial pneumothorax?


Question 8:
What is Hammans sign?  What does it signify?

Question 9:
A 19 yr old boy presents with shortness of breath.  A CXR shows a 3cm rim of air around his left lung.  How would you manage him?

Question 10:
You have a patient with a painful joint and the XR shows chondocalcinosis.  What condition does this suggest?

answers here