MAHE PG Solved Paper 2003 (Part 15 of 19)

  1. True about medullary carcinoma of thyroid is all of the following except

    1. Arises from parafollicular cells

    2. APUD tumor

    3. Familial association with parathyroid adenoma's and pheochromocytoma's

    4. Intense lymphocytic infiltration

    Answer: d

  2. Best prognosis is seen in which of the following thyroid carcinoma's

    1. Papillary

    2. Follicular

    3. Medullary

    4. Anaplastic

    Answer: a

  3. KFD is transmitted by

    1. Soft tick

    2. Hard tick

    3. Mosquito

    4. Body louse

    Answer: b

  4. Supraclavicular lymphnode involvement is commonly seen in

    1. Primary lymphoma's

    2. Stomach and lung cancer

    3. Lateral 1/3rd tumors of tongue

    4. Tumors of the ear

    Answer: b

  5. In a 48 year old patient the serum osmolality was found to be low. His serum sodium was 120 meq/l. To make a diagnosis of SIADH which of the following would be consistent

    1. Persistently urine osmolality<300 mosm

    2. Serum potassium 6 mmol/l

    3. Presents with nocturia

    4. Collapse of right apical lobe on X-Ray

    Answer: d

  6. Uncinate fits are commonly preceded by

    1. Visual hallucinations

    2. Unpleasant olfactory sensations

    3. Feeling of unreality

    4. Auditory hallucinations

    Answer: b

  7. The olfactory tract ends by passing through which of the following

    1. Medial olfactory striae

    2. Lateral olfactory striae

    3. Diagonal band of broca's

    Answer: b

  8. Mondor's disease is

    1. Terratoma of the mediastinum

    2. Thrombophlebitis of the breast vessels

    3. Associated with renal carcinoma

    4. None of the above

    Answer: b

  9. The origin of the medial epiphyseal centre is

    1. 3 years

    2. 7 years

    3. 11 years

    4. 5years

    Answer: b

  10. Which of the following peptides antogonizes the actions of insulin

    1. Neuropeptide Y

    2. Growth hormone

    3. Substance P

    4. Vasoactive intestinal peptide

    Answer: b