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[17 Jan 2014 | | ]

Drug of choice for treatment of intrahepatic cholestasis in pregnancy is ?
A. Ursodeoxycholic acid
B. Dexamethasone
C. Antihistamines
D. Cholestyramine
 
Correct answer : A. Ursodeoxycholic acid
Ursodeoxycholic acid decreases bile salt levels and relieves pruritus. It can also decrease the chance for fetal complications.

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[17 Jan 2014 | | ]

Which is not used for the treatment of juvenile myoclonic epilepsy?
A. Zonisamide
B. Topiramate
C. Carbamazepine
D. Valproate
 
Correct answer : C. Carbamazepine
Use of carbamazepine /  phenytoin may increase myoclonus in juvenile myoclonic epilepsy.

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[16 Jan 2014 | | ]

Most common splenic cyst is?
A. Dermoid cyst
B. Hydatid cyst
C. Pseudocyst
D. Lymphangioma
 
Correct answer : B. Hydatid cyst
Hydatid cyst (caused by Echinococcus) is the most common type of splenic cyst.

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[16 Jan 2014 | | ]

Surgery for correction of cryptorchidism is best done before?
A. 1 month of age
B. 6 months of age
C. 1 year of age
D. 2 years of age
 
Correct answer : C. 1 year of age
Surgical orchidopexy should be done if spontaneous descent has not occurred by 1 year of age.

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[16 Jan 2014 | | ]

Use of streptokinase is contraindicated in?
A. Pulmonary embolism
B. AV fistula
C. Thrombophlebitis
D. Intracranial tumour
 
Correct answer : D. Intracranial tumour
 
Absolute contraindications for thrombolysis:

Previous history of intracranial haemorrhage
Cerebral vascular lesions (like AV malformations)
Intracranial malignancy
Suspected aortic dissection
Bleeding diathesis