AFP: Multi-system high yielding topic for NEET PG, AIIMS & JIPMER

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 Alpha Feto Protein (AFP) : H-Y-T 002

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Which of the following is TRUE about AFP as a tumour marker in patients with germ cell tumour?
A. AFP concentration is increased in nonseminoma
480 Candidates
B. AFP concentration is increased only in seminomas
82 Candidates
C. High AFP levels should be treated for seminomas
55 Candidates
D. The half-life of AFP is 24–36 hours
36 Candidates

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AFP is persistently increased in all of the following, EXCEPT?
A. Chronic liver disease
63 Candidates
B. Cirrhosis
118 Candidates
C. Hepatocellular carcinoma
56 Candidates
D. None of the above
302 Candidates

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A 29-year-old primigravida presents with elevated maternal serum AFP. Acetylcholinesterase and AFP are positive in amniotic fluid. All of the following are likely diagnosis, EXCEPT?
A. Congenital myasthenia gravis
285 Candidates
B. Open neural tube defect
62 Candidates
C. Oesophageal atresia
44 Candidates
D. Epidermolysis bullosa
66 Candidates

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The references for the above questions were from the following:

1. Motzer RJ, Bosl GJ. Chapter 96. Testicular Cancer. In: Longo DL, Fauci AS, Kasper DL, Hauser SL, Jameson J, Loscalzo J. eds. Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, 18e. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill; 2012. Click Here

2. Winter WE. The Liver and Biliary Tract. In: Laposata M. eds. Laboratory Medicine: The Diagnosis of Disease in the Clinical Laboratory. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill; 2014. Click Here

3. Cunningham, F. Gary, et al. “Prenatal Diagnosis.” Williams Obstetrics, Twenty-Fourth Edition. Eds. F. Gary Cunningham, et al. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2013. n. pag. AccessMedicine. Web. 14 Mar. 2015. Click Here

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HYT 001 Malaria 14 March 2015 Views: 14780
HYT 002 Alpha Feto-Protein (AFP) 16 March 2015 Views: 10158

There are 87 H-Y-MCQs on AFP in PLATINUM ACCESS. It is highly recommended to cover this HY topic in the next 2 days with Platinum Access. 

How to use platinum access to cover more from High Yielding Topic (H-Y-T) 002: AFP?

You can create a ‘MY TOPIC‘ in the study panel and name it ‘AFP‘. Use keyword search to create a HYT. Search for ‘AFP’ and click create test. This will be saved as a HYT for your future revision too. Get platinum access instant subscribe. Note: you may find few questions from AFP (acute flaccid paralysis) this is an important topic too. Don’t skip!

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