Austin Block 5

1

Which of the following statements about metastatic cancer is correct?


2

Surgical excision is the primary treatment for each of the following neoplasms except:


3

Which of the following is the least likely cause of iron deficiency in a 65 year old female?


4

All of the following are features of an enlarged spleen except:


5

Which of the following is most consistent with an anaemia of chronic disease?


6

The ESR is not increased in which one of the following conditions?


7

Which of the following is the commonest cause of a lump in the neck in a 40 year old female?


8

The drug of choice for the treatment of left lower lobe pneumonia developing after a hemicolectomy is:


9

A 62 year old pipe smoker has noted a painless white area underneath his tongue, present for 6 months. The lesion is irregular, slightly raised and measures about 1 cm by 3 cm. What is the correct initial action?


10

A 17 year old schoolgirl presents with a one week history of bouts of fever, an erythematous macular rash and polyarthritis. Each of the following diagnoses should be seriously considered EXCEPT:


11

A 52 year old alcoholic woman is admitted with a history of fever, cough and purulent sputum for one week. Chest radiographs show an irregular cavity in the superior segment of the right lower lobe, surrounded by pulmonary consolidation with a poorly defined margin. There is an air fluid level within the cavity. The most likely diagnosis is:


12

In a dirty thigh wound, the most important measure to prevent gas gangrene is: