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April 9, 2014

Plus, see what you know about parotid masses, thyrotoxic periodic paralysis, new antivirals for hepatitis C, and postpartum neurologic deficits-all topics in this week’s quiz.

 

Question 1:

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Question 2:

A 40-year-old African American man presented with a 1-year history of bilateral painless swelling in his neck. On palpation, the swelling was non-tender, soft, and mobile but did not feel fluid-filled. Ultrasonograms revealed bilateral parotid masses identified as enlarged parotid glands with multiple 2- to 3-cm cysts present within the glandular tissue.

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Question 3:

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Question 4:

Two directly acting antiviral drugs-boceprevir and telaprevir-are approved for the treatment of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.

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Question 5:

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ANSWER KEY:

Question 1. C

Question 2. C

Question 3. C

Question 4. D

Question 5. F