If you find the material on this website useful, you will find that the two books ACES for PACES and KEYS to SUCCESS in Medicine complement the material on these sites and will enhance your studying and revision

 Best of Five 183

 

   

Home
Preparing for MRCP
Best of Five 1
Best of Five 2
Best of Five 3
Best of Five 4
BOF( Guest )
MRCP Part 2 BOF
MRCP Part 2 Images
PACES
MRCP theory examination topics
Books for MRCP
MRCP Courses
EMQS
OSCEs
Medical Finals & OSCE Courses
Recommended Reading
Forum
Links
ydr search engine
FAQ
Contributions
Authors
Privacy Policy
Contact

 

amazon astore

ACES for PACES

Medical Revision

Clinical Skills Blogspot

 

 

 

Google
Web ydr.org.uk
acesforpaces.com medicalrevision.org

BOF: 183

A 56-year-old female presents with a history of progressive difficulty in climbing stairs and rising from chairs. She also complains of difficulty in swallowing. She complains that her hands become cold, painful and turn blue when exposed to cold.

On examination she has purple discolouration of her eyelids and periorbital oedema. There is weakness of the muscles of her limb girdles.

In this patient the dysphagia is most likely to be due to:

a)      Carcinoma of the oesophagus

b)      Bronchial carcinoma causing extrinsic compression of the oesophagus

c)      Benign stricture of the oesophagus

d)      Crico-pharyngeal web

e)      Pharyngeal muscle weakness

 

Back
Up
Next

Up ] Answer ]