Karnataka PG Solved Paper 2004 (Part 17 of 20)

  1. The level of LDL cholestrol at which therapy should be intiated in a aotient without coronary artery disease and no risk factor is:

    1. 100 mg/dL

    2. 130 mg/dL

    3. 160 mg/dL

    4. 198 mg/dL

    Answer: c

  2. The most common karyotypic abnormality associated with Turner syndrome is:

    1. 45, X

    2. 46, XY

    3. 47, XXY

    4. 45, Y

    Answer: a

  3. Insulin resistance is defined as a daily requirement of insulin greater than:

    1. 100 units

    2. 150 units

    3. 200 units

    4. 250 units

    Answer: c

  4. The treatment of choice for hypertension in a patient with phaeochromocytoma:

    1. Alpha adrenergic blocking agents

    2. Beta adrenergic blocking agents

    3. Calcium channel blockers

    4. Angiotensin receptor blockers

    Answer: a

  5. Nelson's syndrome is a complication of:

    1. Unilateral adrenalectomy for Cushing's syndrome

    2. Bilateral adrenalectomy for bilateral adrenal hyperplasia

    3. Excision of a pituitary tumor for bilateral adrenal hyperlasia

    4. Excision of a hypothalamic tumor for bilateral adrenal hyperplasia

    Answer: b

  6. The electrolyte abnormality typical seen in primary aldosteronism is:

    1. Hypokalemia

    2. Hyperkalemia

    3. Hyponatremia

    4. Hypernatremia

    Answer: a

  7. The feature of subacute thyroiditis include:

    1. Elevated T3 & T4 levels

    2. Depressed TSH levels

    3. Depressed RAIU

    4. All of the above

    Answer: d

  8. SIADH typical causes:

    1. Hypernatremia and a urinary osmolality 300 mmol/Kg

    2. Hyponatremia and a urinary osmollity 300 mmol/Kg

    Answer: b

  9. The most common manifestations in Takayasu's arteritis are related to occlusion of:

    1. Abdominal aorta

    2. Renal arteries

    3. Subclavian arteries

    4. Pulmonary arteries

    Answer: c

  10. Nucleoside analogues used in the treatment of HIV infection include:

    1. Indinavir

    2. Nevirapine

    3. Didanosine

    4. Efavirenz

    Answer: c