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

 BOF 3

 

   

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: 3

A 36-year-old paddy farmer presents with a history of fever, headache, body aches and pains .he has just finished harvesting paddy but has had no problems during previous harvests. He does not smoke or drink. He is married and has 3 children who are well. He hasps an aviary where he keeps and breeds parrots.

On examination he is febrile and tachycardic, auscultation of the chest elicits scattered crepitations.

Chest X-ray shows patchy pulmonary infiltrates. Haematology reveals mild leucopaenia .ESR is 78 mm in the 1st hour.

What is the likely diagnosis?

a)      Pneumococcal pneumonia

b)      Legionnaireís disease

c)      Farmerís ling

d)      Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia

e)      Psittacosis

 

Back
Up
Next

Up ] Answer BOF 3 ]