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Coronary Artery Disease MCQ Quiz 2024

Coronary Artery Disease Quiz Coronary Artery Disease Quiz 1. What is the main cause of Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)? a) Bacterial infection b) Viral infection c) Atherosclerosis d) Autoimmune disorder 2. Which of the following is NOT a risk factor for CAD? a) Hypertension b) Obesity c) Regular exercise d) Diabetes 3. What are the typical symptoms of CAD? a) Fever and cough b) Chest pain and discomfort c) Nausea and vomiting d) Dizziness and headache 4. How is CAD diagnosed?

Respiratory Medicine - Pulmonology MCQs 3 For Medical Exam Preparation

Respiratory Medicine 3 - Pulmonology MCQs For Medical Exam Preparation A 16 year old healthy boy suddenly develops severe left sided chest pain while walking. The pain is sharp and increases with inspiration, but denies tenderness over the chest wall or left shoulder pain. His respiratory rate is 20, his heart rate is 110, his blood pressure is 125/90mmHg and he is sweating slightly. No murmurs or thrills are appreciated on physical examination. The most likely diagnosis is A. Muscle strain. B. Pneumothorax. ✅ C. Angina. D. Pleurodynia. E. Aortic stenosis. Question Explanation: Spontaneous pneumothorax in the young healthy adult is fairly common and is associated with occult blebs which may rupture without relation to exercise. A "pulled muscle", resulting in severe and persistent chest pain, will usually be obviously related to local exertion by the patient. Pleurodynia occurs mainly in children and includes other symptoms of illness including fever; its onset is not associa

Respiratory Medicine Pulmonology MCQs 2 | Medical Exam Questions

Respiratory Medicine Multiple Choice Questions 2 | Pulmonology  CXR of a 66-year-old male shows unilateral hilar lymphadenopathy. What is the most likely etiology of unilateral hilar lymphadenopathy? A. Sarcoidosis. B. Tuberculosis. C. Malignancy. ✅ D. Fungal infection. E. Histiocytosis. Question Explanation: "Sarcoidosis is the number one cause of bilateral hilar adenopathy. Malignancy is the number one cause of unilateral hilar adenopathy. All of the causes can present either bilaterally or unilaterally. A 24 year old medical student was found to have symmetrical bilateral hilar adenopathy on a routine chest X-ray. He was asymptomatic. On skin testing, he was found to be anergic. Chest CT revealed symmetrical non narcotizing hilar adenopathy. The treatment of choice in this patient would be A. Isoniazid, rifampin, pyrazinamide B. Steroids C. Chemotherapy D. Do nothing ✅ E. Amphotericin B Question Explanation: This patient has stage I sarcoid. He is not symptomatic and thus routi

Respiratory Medicine Pulmonology Multiple Choice Questions 1

Respiratory Medicine Pulmonology Multiple Choice Questions 1 Respiratory Medicine Multiple Choice Questions 1 A 65 year old man complains of fever, chills, and coughing. The patient is a diabetic who admits to abusing alcohol. Physical examination shows a consolidation, which is reinforced by chest X-ray. Gram stain of the sputum demonstrates an encapsulated rod bacillus. The most likely first line drug therapy to treat this pneumonia is A. Penicillin G. B. Erythromycin. C. Ceftriaxone. ✅ D. Aminoglycoside.. E. None of the above. Question Explanation: Although both Haemophilus influenzae and Klebsiella pneumoniae are two important Gram negative bacteria, which cause lobar consolidating pneumonias, only Klebsiella has been shown to be associated with alcohol abusers and diabetics. Haemophilus influenzae pneumonia occurs often in patients with a chronic cardiopulmonary disease. However, the first line drug therapy for the treatment of pneumonia secondary to either Klebsiella or Haemophil

Medical Exam MCQs On MS Diagnosis Along with their Answers

Multiple choice questions related to multiple sclerosis (MS) diagnosis along with their answers Question: Which imaging technique is commonly used to visualize lesions in the central nervous system of a patient suspected of having multiple sclerosis? a) Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) b) Computed Tomography (CT) c) X-ray d) Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Answer: a) Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Question: What is a characteristic finding in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) analysis of a patient with multiple sclerosis? a) Increased white blood cell count b) Elevated glucose levels c) Presence of oligoclonal bands d) Reduced protein levels Answer: c) Presence of oligoclonal bands Question: Which symptom is often used as a clinical indicator for diagnosing multiple sclerosis? a) Muscle weakness b) Migraine headaches c) Joint pain d) Hearing loss Answer: a) Muscle weakness Question: Which neurological examination technique is commonly used to assess the function of the optic nerve in

Dermatology MCQs 10 For USMLE PLAB DHA MOH Medical Exams

Dermatology MCQs 10 For USMLE PLAB DHA MOH Medical Exams Most patients with bullous pemphigoid respond well to which of the following? A. Cycloheximide. B. Prednisone. ✅ C. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents. D. Penicillamine. E. Cyclosporine. Question Explanation: Prednisone is the treatment of choice in the majority of patients with bullous pemphigoid, a chronic, benign eruption of tense bullae on normal or reddened skin, seen mainly in the elderly. A 37 year old HIV positive male is administered antimicrobial prophylaxis for Pneumocystis carinii. He subsequently develops Stevens Johnson syndrome. The medication most often prescribed is which of the following? A. Aerosilized pentamidine B. Dapsone C. Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole ✅ D. Amphotericin E. Vancomycin Question Explanation: Side effects of trimethoprim sulfamethoxazole include the development of Stevens-Johnson syndrome, rash, and hepatitis. While dapson (B) and aerosilized pentamidine (C) have also been used in the proph