Which of the following is utilised in monitoring venesection therapy for haemochromatosis?

Which of the following is utilised in monitoring venesection therapy for haemochromatosis?

1.Transferrin Saturation
2.Liver transaminases
4.ron levels
5.Total Iron binding capacity

Hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer leads to an increased risk of colorectal carcinoma. Which other cancer are patients particularly at risk of?

1.Endometrial cancer
2.Prostatic cancer
3.Hepatocellular cancer
4.Ovarian cancer
5.Gastric cancer

A 62yo farmer presents with a persistent firm irregular lesion on upper part of pinna which grew over the last few months. What is the most appropriate dx?
a. Basal cell
b. Squamous cell
c. Keratocanthoma

Patient with trauma to his second finger by a ball, that causes his distal phalanx to hyperextend. Came with swelling and pain at the volar aspect of the DIP joint. He was unable to flex the DIP joint. what is your diagnosis:
A. Extraarticular fracture in DIP
B. Intraarticular fracture in PID
C. Superficial tendon tears
D. Tendon profundus tear

62-year-old man with a diabetic nephropathy and hypertension is reviewed. His current medication is insulin, bendroflumethiazide, ramipril and amlodipine. On examination blood pressure is 144/78 mmHg. Blood tests reveal the following:

Na+ 139 mmol/l
K+ 4.9 mmol/l
Urea 12.8 mmol/l
Creatinine 215 µmol/l
eGFR 29 ml/min

Renal function was similar to 3 months ago. What is the most appropriate action?

No change to his medication
Switch bendroflumethiazide to furosemide
Add a beta-blocker
Add spironolactone
Stop ramipril

A 27-year-old female patient approaches you for advice. Her only child, a 10-year-old boy, has a disease inherited in an autosomal recessive manner. The boy’s father died several years ago, but your patient has since married a cousin on her mother’s side of the family. She wishes to know whether a child resulting from her new marriage will also have the disease.
What is the probability of this occurring?
(a) 1/4
(b) 1/16
© 1/32
(d) 1/64
(e) 1/128

ou are reviewing a 33-year-old man who has recently been diagnosed with adult polycystic kidney disease in the renal clinic. You proceed to examine his cardiovascular system. Which other feature are you most likely to find on examination?

Dilated cardiomyopathy
Mitral stenosis
Aortic stenosis
Renal bruit secondary to renal artery stenosis
Mitral valve prolapse

Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease type 1 is associated with a gene defect in:

Chromosome 4
Chromosome 8
Chromosome 12
Chromosome 16
Chromosome 20

What drug therapy should be utilised in a patient with essential thrombocythaemia?

2.IV Immunoglobulin
5.Aspirin and hydroxyurea

A 54-year-old man who has end stage diabetic nephropathy is being assessed for a renal transplant. When assessing the HLA matching between donor and recipient what is the most important HLA antigen to match?


Which one of the following features is least likely to be seen in Henoch-Schonlein purpura?

Abdominal pain
Renal failure
Purpuric rash over buttocks

Which one of the following causes of glomerulonephritis is associated with normal complement levels?

Post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis
Mesangiocapillary glomerulonephritis
Subacute bacterial endocarditis
Goodpasture’s syndrome
Systemic lupus erythematous

Each of the following is a risk factor for renal stone formation, except:

Renal tubular acidosis

A 65yo lady presents with a 6h hx of facial droop and weakness in the left side of her body. What single agent will she be prescribed for her whole life?
a. Clopidogrel
b. Altepase
c. Aspirin
d. laberalol

Risprridone has highest affinity for

A. Dopamine D1
B. Serotonin 5-HT2A
C. Dopamine D2