Ramsay Hunt Syndrome: Take the Quiz

June 11, 2014

Tinnitus and hearing loss in HIV infection; allodynia in which pain conditions; aphthous ulcers. . . 5 questions here to challenge your diagnostic and clinical IQ.

Question 1:

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Question 2:

A 56-year-old man presented for evaluation of an asymptomatic, 3-cm2 area of thickened nodularity on his shoulder. The lesion was better palpated than visualized.

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Question 4:

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Question 5:

A non-healing ulcer on right lower limb of an 88-year-old man had been present for 2 months. The patient has hypertension and takes warfarin for atrial fibrillation. He has mildly elevated levels of parathyroid hormone, calcium, alkaline phosphatase, and inflammatory markers. His renal function tests showed moderate impairment. Results of a vasculitic screen were negative.

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ANSWER KEY:

Question 1. C

Question 2. A

Question 3. G

Question 4. A

Question 5. D