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 2.173

 

   

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: 2.173

A 60-year-old male presents with a history of weakness of his upper limbs.

On examination you note that there is wasting and weakness of the small muscles of his hands and the forearm muscles. You note fasiculations. There is weakness. The reflexes are exaggerated.

In the lower limbs there is no wasting or fasiculation, there is mild weakness, the reflexes are exaggerated, there is ankle clonus and the plantars are upgoing.

There is no sensory loss.

The likely diagnosis is:

a)      Syringomyelia

b)      Subacute combined degeneration of the cord

c)      Motor neurone disease

d)      Pseudobulbar palsy

e)      Tabes dorsalis

Back
Up
Next

Up ] Answer BOF 2.173 ]