Karnataka Post Graduate Medical Entrance exam date is announced to take place on 7th of February 2016. There are no major changes to the exam. The details are as follows:
Exam Date: February 7 2016
Each test will consist of 180 Multiple Choice Questions
The time allotted for the test is180 minutes (3 hours)
Each answer will be awarded one mark
There will beno negative marking
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HYT 049 – Rheumatoid Arthritis
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“Z line” deformity associated with rheumatoid arthritis result from which of the following hand joint changes?
Subluxation of the distal ulna
Hyperextension of the PIP joint
Hyperextension of the DIP joint
Subluxation of the first MCP
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Ans. D, Subluxation of the first MCP joint with hyperextension of the first interphalangeal joint.
Z line deformity seen in rheumatoid arthritis result from subluxation of the first MCP joint with hyperextension of the first interphalangeal joint.
Other hand deformities associated with it are:
Swan-neck deformity due to hyperextension of the PIP joint with flexion of the DIP joint
Boutonnière deformity due to flexion of the PIP joint with hyperextension of the DIP joint
Ulnar deviation due to subluxation of the MCP joints, with subluxation of the proximal phalanx to the volar side of the hand.
Piano-key movement of the ulnar styloid due to inflammation about the ulnar styloid and tenosynovitis of the extensor carpi ulnaris resulting in subluxation of the distal ulna.
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Which of the following conditions constitute the triad of Felty’s syndrome?
Anemia, Hepatomegaly, Nodular RA
Anemia, Splenomegaly, Nodular RA
Neutropenia, Hepatomegaly, Nodular RA
Neutropenia, Splenomegaly, Nodular RA
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Ans. D. Neutropenia, Splenomegaly, Nodular Rheumatoid arthritis
Felty’s syndrome is defined by the clinical triad of neutropenia, splenomegaly, and nodular RA. It typically occurs in the late stages of severe RA and is more common in whites than other racial groups.
T cell large granular lymphocyte leukemia (T-LGL) may have a similar clinical presentation and often occurs in association with RA. It is characterized by a chronic, indolent clonal growth of LGL cells, leading to neutropenia and splenomegaly. As opposed to Felty’s syndrome, T-LGL may develop early in the course of RA.
All of the following are synthetic disease modifying anti rheumatic drugs, EXCEPT:
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Ans. A. Etoposide
The 3 categories of medicine used in the treatment of RA are synthetic DMARDs , biologic DMARDs , and low-dose glucocorticoids.
Synthetic DMARDs includes:
Biologic DMARDs includes:
The references for the above questions were from the following:
Q1) Shah A, St. Clair E. Rheumatoid Arthritis. In: Kasper D, Fauci A, Hauser S, Longo D, Jameson J, Loscalzo J. eds. Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, 19e.
Q2) O’Dell JR, Imboden JB, Miller LD. Chapter 15. Rheumatoid Arthritis. In:Imboden JB, Hellmann DB, Stone JH. eds. CURRENT Rheumatology Diagnosis & Treatment, 3e.
Q3) O’Dell JR, Imboden JB, Miller LD. Chapter 15. Rheumatoid Arthritis. In: Imboden JB, Hellmann DB, Stone JH. eds. CURRENT Rheumatology Diagnosis & Treatment, 3e.
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