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What is the mechanism of action of cisplatin? 

A. Stabilizes DNA-topoisomerase II complex
B. Causes cross-linking in DNA
C. Inhibits ribonucleotide reductase
D. Inhibits purine synthesis
E. Inhibits formation of microtubules

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A 72-year-old man is admitted with a deep vein thrombosis. He is normally fit and well but has recently lost weight. Blood tests reveal the following:

  • IgG 889 mg/dl (range 600-1300 mg/dl)
  • IgM 1674 mg/dl (range 50-330 mg/dl)
  • IgA 131 mg/dl (range 60-300 mg/dl)

What is the most likely diagnosis?

A. Monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance
B. Acute promyelocytic leukaemia
C. Waldenstrom's macroglobulinaemia
D. Antiphospholipid syndrome
E. Multiple myeloma

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Which of the following is most associated with thymomas?

A. Myelodysplasia
B. Thrombocytopenia
C. Acute myeloid leukaemia
D. Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
E. Red cell aplasia

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Which of the following is a cause of extravascular haemolysis?

A. Hereditary spherocytosis
B. Paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria
C. Disseminated intravascular coagulation
D. Mismatched blood transfusion
E. Haemolytic uraemic syndrome

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