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Which one of the following is least likely to cause a warm autoimmune haemolytic anaemia?

A. Mycoplasma infection
B. Methyldopa
C. Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia
D. Lymphoma
E. Systemic lupus erythematous

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A 33-year-old male patient with a history of recurrent nose bleeds, iron-deficiency anaemia and dyspnoea is found to have a pulmonary AV malformation on pulmonary angiography.

What is the likely underlying diagnosis?

A. Haemophilia A
B. Hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia
C. Mantle cell lymphoma
D. Wegener's granulomatosis
E. Down's syndrome

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A blood film is reported as follows:

  • Howell-Jolly bodies
  • Target cells
  • Occasional Pappenheimer bodies are seen 

What is the most likely underlying cause? 

A. Iron-deficiency anaemia
B. Lead poisoning
C. Myelofibrosis
D. Sideroblastic anaemia
E. Post-splenectomy

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A 22-year-old man with sickle cell anaemia presents with pallor, lethargy and a headache. Blood results are as follows:

  • Hb 4.6 g/dl
  • Reticulocytes 3%

Infection with a parvovirus is suspected.

What is the likely diagnosis?

A. Thrombotic crisis
B. Sequestration crisis
C. Transformation to myelodysplasia
D. Haemolytic crisis
E. Aplastic crisis

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Which one of the following factors is most associated with an increased risk of developing bladder cancer?

A. Strongyloides stercoralis infection
B. Beryllium salt exposure
C. Aniline dye exposure
D. Aflatoxin exposure
E. Long term phenytoin use

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