Austin Block 3

1

Which of the following is not characteristic of diabetic ketoacidosis?


2

Which of the following is not a feature of thyrotoxicosis?


3

In intermittent claudication due to peripheral vascular disease


4

All of the following are characteristic of a dissecting aortic aneurysm except


5

Which of the following is not associated with acute urinary retention in elderly men?


6

Which of the following is not a symptom of hypercalcaemia?


7

A 16 year old boy has had several short episodes of right sided testicular pain over the preceding two months. He presents with more severe right testicular pain which has been present for 3 hours. On examination he has a tender swollen right testis. Which one of the following would you choose?


8

Which of the following statements about a thyroglossal cyst is true?


9

In hypothyroidism, which of the following characterises the ankle reflexes?


10

The commonest arrhythmia associated with thyrotoxicosis is:


11

The most common cause of unilateral painful swollen testes in a 45 year old man is:


12

A 75 year old man who is a heavy smoker presents with claudication in his right calf after walking about 500 metres. He is most likely to have occlusive arterial disease affecting his:


13

The most common organism causing a urinary tract infection in a 20 year old female would be:


14

Addison's disease (primary failure of the adrenal glands) is frequently associated with all of the following EXCEPT:


15

Sexual impotence in a young man is most commonly due to:


16

A previously healthy male adult, 29 years oid, develops generalised oedema, unassociated with other symptoms. Urinalysis reveals heavy proteinuria and slight glycosuria. The sediment of centrifuged urine contains hyaline, granular and fatty casts. The blood creatinine level is normal. The most likely diagnosis is:


17

The most common cause of haematuria is:


18

Which of the following manoevres is most likely to confirm that a cervical swelling is an enlarged thyroid gland:


19

The characteristics of a thyroglossal cyst are: