Osgood Schlatter disease

The condition is usually self-limiting and is caused by stress on the patellar tendon that attaches the quadriceps muscle at the front of the thigh to the tibial tuberosity. Following an adolescent growth spurt, repeated stress from contraction of the quadriceps is transmitted through the patellar tendon to the immature tibial tuberosity. This can cause […]

Free Multiple Choice Question Respirology

A patient with history of occupational exposure (worked in a silica mine) 20 years back, now presents with 6 month history of cough and weight loss. CXR shows fibrosis of upper lobes. What is the most likely diagnosis?     A)  Pneumonia B)  Tuberculosis C)  Mesothelioma D)  Rapidly progressive silicosis E) Asbestosis

Free Multiple Choice Question CARDIOLOGY

A 42 year old male presents to you with breathing difficulty and wheezing. He visited another doctor for nasal blockage. He is having unstable angina for the last 5 months. His medication includes diltiazem, statin, nitrate spray and aspirin. His vitals are normal. What is the cause of respiratory complaint?   A) Angina B) Immune […]

Free Multiple Choice Questions on Dermatology

1.A 22-year old woman develops an acute contact dermatitis to a household-cleaning agent. Which of the following treatments is most appropriate during the bullous, oozing stage? a) Wet dressings b) Systemic corticosteroids c) Topical anesthetics d) Systemic antibiotics 2.Which of the following is a characteristic if ringworm of the scalp as compared with the other […]

Reading a Chest Radiograph

READING A CHEST X RAY CHEST C orner H int about name age sex E xposure S tandard type T echnique ABCCDEGHI A irways B ones Cardiac D iaphragm under the diaphragm air E xternal / Emphysema(surgical) F ields G astric Bubble H ila I nstruments & lines