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Reactive arthritis is associated with which one of the following HLA antigens?

A. HLA-B27

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A 47-year-old man with a history of chronic sinusitis presents with shortness of breath to the Emergency Department. Initial investigations reveal:

  • Hb 10.4g/dl
  • Platelets 477 * 109/l
  • WCC 14.3 * 109/l
  • ESR 92 mm/h
  • Urea 20 mmol/l
  • Creatinine 198 μmol/l
  • Urine dipstick blood +++

What is the most likely diagnosis?

A. Mixed cryoglobulinaemia
B. Churg-Strauss syndrome
C. Wegener's granulomatosis
D. Haemolytic uraemic syndrome
E. Henoch-Schonlein purpura

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A 50-year-old female with a history of rheumatoid presents with a suspected septic knee joint. A diagnostic aspiration is performed and sent to microbiology.

Which of the following organisms is most likely to be responsible?

A. Staphylococcus aureus
B. Staphylococcus epidermidis
C. Escherichia coli
D. Neisseria gonorrhoeae
E. Streptococcus pneumoniae

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Low levels of which one of the following types of complement are associated with the development of systemic lupus erythematous (SLE)?

A. C4
B. C5
C. C6
D. C7
E. C8

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Which one of the following is not a risk factor for developing osteoporosis?

A. Smoking
B. Obesity
C. Sedentary lifestyle
D. Premature menopause
E. Female sex

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