Progressive blindness When combined with deafness it is termed Usher Syndrome.
The condition is usually self-limiting and is caused by stress on the patellar tendon that attaches the quadriceps muscle at the front of the thigh to the tibial tuberosity. Following an adolescent growth spurt, repeated stress from contraction of the quadriceps is transmitted through the patellar tendon to the immature tibial tuberosity. This can cause […]
A patient with history of occupational exposure (worked in a silica mine) 20 years back, now presents with 6 month history of cough and weight loss. CXR shows fibrosis of upper lobes. What is the most likely diagnosis? A) Pneumonia B) Tuberculosis C) Mesothelioma D) Rapidly progressive silicosis E) Asbestosis
A 42 year old male presents to you with breathing difficulty and wheezing. He visited another doctor for nasal blockage. He is having unstable angina for the last 5 months. His medication includes diltiazem, statin, nitrate spray and aspirin. His vitals are normal. What is the cause of respiratory complaint? A) Angina B) Immune […]
1.A 22-year old woman develops an acute contact dermatitis to a household-cleaning agent. Which of the following treatments is most appropriate during the bullous, oozing stage? a) Wet dressings b) Systemic corticosteroids c) Topical anesthetics d) Systemic antibiotics 2.Which of the following is a characteristic if ringworm of the scalp as compared with the other […]
A 17 year old male presents with lethargy, sore throat, fever and posterior cervical lymph node enlargement. What is the causative organism ? Staphylococcus EB virus H Influenza Streptococcus HIV
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