Interstitial Lung Diseases

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Question 1
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All of the following are anatomic alterations of the lungs that may be found with the chronic stage of interstitial lung disease (ILD) EXCEPT:

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A

honeycombing.

B

edema.

C

interstitial thickening.

D

granulomas.

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Question 2
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All of the following are interstitial lung diseases EXCEPT:

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A

asbestosis.

B

sarcoidosis.

C

Staphylococcus.

D

silicosis.

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Question 3
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Which of the following is the largest group of agents associated with drug-induced interstitial lung disease?

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A

Anticancer agents

B

Cardiovascular agents

C

Antibiotics agents

D

Antiinflammatory agents

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Question 4
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What is the most common pulmonary complication associated with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)?

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A

Bronchospasm

B

Pleurisy

C

Atelectasis

D

Diaphragmatic dysfunction

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Question 5
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Which of the following Americans would be the most likely to get sarcoidosis?

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A

A 27-year-old African-American female

B

A 60-year-old African-American male

C

A 45-year-old Caucasian female

D

A 60-year-old Hispanic male

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Question 6
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Cryptogenic organizing pneumonia (COP) is associated with all of the following EXCEPT:

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A
COPD.
B
connective tissue disease.
C
infection.
D
toxic gas inhalation.
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Question 7
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A patient has just been diagnosed with Wegener's granulomatosis. Her long-term prognosis is:

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A
excellent, with full recovery expected.
B
fair, with recovery expected after proper treatment.
C
guarded; recovery is possible after proper treatment.
D
poor; it is considered a fatal disease.
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Question 8
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What category of medications is commonly prescribed to manage interstitial lung disease?

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A
Antibiotics
B
Mucolytics
C
Corticosteroids
D
Diuretics
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Question 9
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The diffusing capacity of a patient with coal worker's pneumoconiosis or silicosis would be expected to be:

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A
normal.
B
increased.
C
decreased.
D
variable based on the age of the patient.
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Question 10
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Which of the following are associated with an increased DLCO?

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A
Goodpasture's syndrome and idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis
B
Goodpasture's syndrome and Churg-Strauss syndrome
C
Churg-Strauss syndrome and LAM
D
Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis and COP
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Question 11
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All of the following are associated with lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) EXCEPT:

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A
recurrent chylothoraces and recurrent pneumothoraces.
B
increased airway obstruction.
C
postmenopausal women are primarily affected.
D
airway smooth muscle is affected.
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Question 12
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Which ILD is a smoking-related condition characterized by star-shaped nodules in the midlung?

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A
PLCH
B
LIP
C
BOOP
D
CWP
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Question 13
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What is another name for rheumatoid pneumoconiosis?

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A
Goodpasture's syndrome
B
Caplan's syndrome
C
Churg-Strauss syndrome
D
Sjögren's syndrome
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