Medicine Review MCQs-VIII
Most common cause of anemia is ---------
Most common cause of anemia is iron deficiency
Most common cause of iron deficiency in adults ------
Bleeding is the most common cause of iron deficiency in adults
Pagophagia is the compulsive consumption of ------------
Pagophagia is the compulsive consumption of ice or iced drinks
Pagophagia has been shown to be associated with iron-deficiency anemia and responsive to iron supplementation
Omophagia (omo - phagia): the act of eating raw meat.
Geophagia (geo - phagia): a term that refers to the eating of earth substances especially chalky or clay substances.
In healthy populations fingernails grow at about -----mm/day and toenails at about ----- mm/day
In healthy populations fingernails grow at about 0.1mm/day and toenails at about 0.05mm/day
Mees' lines appear after an episode of poisoning with -
Mees' lines appear after an episode of poisoning with arsenic thallium or other heavy metals or selenium
Prolonged use of -------------- can lead to blue-gray staining of skin, fingernails
Prolonged use of minocycline can lead to blue-gray staining of skin, fingernails, and scar tissue.
Muehrcke's lines - all of the following are TRUE EXCEPT-
Muehrcke's lines -
Pale transverse bands
Thumb is usually not involved - in contrast to Mees' lines
Not grooved - contrast to Beau's lines,
Half and half nails also called as -
Half and half nails ("Lindsay's nails")- proximal portion of the nail white and the distal half red, pink, or brown, with a sharp line of demarcation between the two halves
Half and Half nails were significantly common in -
Half and Half nails were significantly more common in hemodialysis patients,
leukonychia was significantly more common in renal transplant patients
Menkes disease - all of the following are CORRECT EXCEPT -
Hair appears strikingly peculiar: kinky, colorless or silvery, and brittle
Like all X-linked recessive conditions, Menkes disease is more common in males than in females.