Saturday, December 12, 2009

19 - Glomus tumor mcqs

1q: PHELPS sign is seen in ?
a. Glomus jugulare
b. Vestibular schwannoma
c. Meniere's disease
d. Neurofibromatosis

2q: A patient presents with bleeding from the ear. Ear pain, tinnitus and progressive deafness are associated. On examination there is a red swelling behind the intact tympanic membrane which blanches on pressure with pneumatic speculum. Management includes all except ?
a. Radiotherapy
b. Surgery
c. Interferons
d. Preop embolisation

3q: Which is the most pulsatile tumor found in external auditory meatus which bleeds on touch ?
a. Squamous cell carcinoma of pinna
b. Basal cell carcinoma
c. Adenoma
d. Glomus tumor

4q: Brown sign is seen in ?
a. Glomus tumor
b. Meniere's disease
c. Acoustic neuroma
d. Otosclerosis

5q: True about Glomus-jugulare tumor :
a. Most common in males
b. Arises from non-chromaffin cells
c. Lymph node metastasis is seen
d. Multicentric
e. Fluctuating tinnitus and conductive type of hearing loss is seen

6q: Most common bony tumor of middle ear is ?
a. Adenocarcinoma
b. Squamous cell carcinoma
c. Glomus tumor
d. Acoustic neuroma

7q: Treatment of middle ear malignancy include :
a. Excision of petrous part of temporal bone
b. Subcortical excision
c. Modified radical mastoidectomy
d. None

8q: The usual location of Glomus jugular tumor is ?
a. Epitympanum
b. Hypotympanum
c. Mastoidal cell
d. Promontory
e. Internal auditory meatus

9q: Pulsatile tinnitus in ear is due to ?
a. Malignant otitis media
b. Osteoma
c. Mastoid reservoirs
d. Glomus jugular tumor


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