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Paeds Edema Quiz


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The glomerular pathology that leads to Nephrotic syndrome is

A. reduced perfusion pressure in the arterioles

B. damage to the basement membrane podocytes

C. mesangial inflammation

D. increased intraglomerular pressure


All these are the complications of Acute Post Streptococcal Glomerulonephritis except for

A. acute pulmonary edema

B. hypertensive encephalopathy

C. acute renal failure

D. Hypercholesterolemia


The antibiotics of choice in the eradication of the streptococcus in Post Streptococcus GN is

A. Aminoglycoside

B. Penicillin

C. Macrolides

D. cephalosporin


The acute renal failure in Post Streptoccal GN is due to

A. rapidly reducing glomerular filtration rate

B. damage to the basement membrane

C. activation of renin angiotensin system

D. Edema


All the following treatment measures are used in the management of generalised edema except for

A. fluid restriction

B. low salt diet

C. Diuretics

D. Immunosupressants


Treatment of Acute Post Strep GN includes all these except

A. Antihypertensive

B. Diuretics

C. prednisolone

D. Antibiotics


Acute Post Streptococcal Glomerulonephritis is common in this age group

A. 0-2 years

B. 2-5 years

C. 6-7 years

D. 15-17 years


The following statements are true about Post Streptococcus GN except

A. infection in the throat and skin could be the cause

B. in 95% of the cases it is a self limiting disease

C. commonly it causes generalised edema, massive proteinuria and hypercholesterolemia

D. causes raised JVP


The pathophysiology of edema involves the following forces

A. hydrostatic pressure

B. oncotic pressure

C. renin angiotensin aldosterone (RAA) system

D. all the above


The pathophysiology of generalised edema in liver failure is

A. Hypoalbuminemia

B. esophageal varices

C. cholestasis

D. cirrhosis of the liver




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