AIIMS Solved Paper 2010 (Part 6 of 20)

  1. Hypersensitivity vasculitis affects

    1. Post-capillary venules

    2. Arterioles

    3. Veins

    4. Medium-zised arteries

    Answer: a

  2. Hyperextensibility with normal elastic recoil is a feature of

    1. Ehlers Danlos syndrome

    2. Pseudoxanthoma elasticum

    3. Cutis laxa

    4. Scleroderma

    Answer: a

  3. Which of the following about artherosclerosis is true?

    1. Intake of PUFA associated with decreased risk

    2. Thoracic aorta involvement is more severe than abdominal aorta involvement

    3. Extent of lesion in veins is same as that in arteries

    4. Hypercholesterolemia does not always increase the risk of atherosclerosis per se

    Answer: a

  4. A girl presented with severe hyperkalemia and peaked T waves on ECG. Fasted way of shifting potassium intracellularly is

    1. calcium gluconate IV

    2. oral resins

    3. insulin + glucose

    4. Sodium bicarbonate

    Answer: c

  5. Features of hypocalcemia are A/E

    1. numbness & tingling

    2. circumoral & paresthesis

    3. depressed tendon reflexes

    4. skin irritability & sensitivity

    Answer: c

  6. A young man back from leisure tri has swollen knee joints & foreign body sensation in eyes. Likely cause is

    1. reiter's syndrome

    2. Sarcoidosis

    3. Behcet's disease

    4. SLE

    Answer: a

  7. Cause of vasodilatation in spider nevi

    1. estrogen

    2. testosterone

    3. Hepatotoxins

    4. FSH

    Answer: a

  8. A patient presented with arthritis and purpura Laboratory examination showed monoclonal and polyclonal cryoglobulins. Histopathology showed deposits of cryoglobins around the vessels. The patient should be tested for which of the following?

    1. HBV

    2. HCV

    3. EBV

    4. parvovirus

    Answer: b

  9. Hepatomegaly is the essential feature of all the following except

    1. Hepatic porphyria

    2. Nieman pick disease

    3. Von gierke's disease

    4. hurler syndrome

    Answer: a

  10. Rapid infusion of insulin causes

    1. hyperkalemia

    2. hypokalemia

    3. hypernatremia

    4. hyponatremia

    Answer: b