A) The cricoarytenoid joint may be involved B) HLA-D4 and HLA-DR4 are positive in patients with seropositivity rheumatoid arthritis C) Subcutaneous nodules are more frequent in seronegative patients D) Diffuse intestinal fibrosis and pneumonitis may occur (interstitial fibrosis) Answer (Select an option above to get the answer):
A) It is a gluten-sensitive enteropathy B) It may get complicated by lymphoma C) It is diagnosed on the basis of a small-intestinal biopsy D) It may be associated with diabetes insipidus Answer (Select an option above to get the answer):
A) The disease is caused by Treponema pallidum, a spirochete B) Cardiovascular syphilis often leads to dissecting aneurysm of the aorta C) Reginal lymphadenopathy accompanies the primary lesion appearing within one week of the onset D) Fluorescent treponemal antibody absorption test is a highly specific test for the diagnosis of disease Answer (Select an option above to get the answer):
A) Trachoma B) Traumatic cataract C) Vitamin A deficiency D) Recurrent conjunctivitis Answer (Select an option above to get the answer):
(Single Best Answer) Question 57: Consider the following statements regarding mitral stenosis (MS): 1. In isolated MS, the left ventricular diastolic pressure is normal 2. In most patients with moderate MS, the cardiac output is normal or almost so at rest 3. Severe pulmonary hypertension results in tricuspid regurgitation 4. Left ventricular ejection fraction is markedly reduced. Which of the following statements given above is / are correct ?
A) 1, 2 and 4 B) 1, 2 and 3 C) 3 and 4 only D) 1, 3 and 4 Answer (Select an option above to get the answer):
(Single Best Answer) Question 58: A patient presents with shortness of breath. On clinical examination, he is found to have a heaving apex and a systolic murmur that intensifies on Valsalvas manoeuvre. The most likely diagnosis is ?
A) Valvular aortic stenosis B) Ventricular septal defect C) Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy D) Atrial septal defect Answer (Select an option above to get the answer):
A) It results from endogenous reactivation of latent infection B) The disease is usually localized to the anterior segment of the upper lobe C) If cavity formation occurs, satellite lesions result from the discharge of liquefied contents into the airways D) Up to one-third of untreated patients die due to severe pulmonary TB within a few weeks or months after onset Answer (Select an option above to get the answer):