Medullary thyroid cancer – Management

Q) Male patient with 1 cm nodule in Right side of Thyroid. Biopsy shows medullary carcinoma. No neck nodes are seen on USG. What is the management

a) Total thyroidectomy

b) Total thyroidectomy with central node dissection

c) Total thyroidectomy with lateral and central neck dissection

d) Right hemithyroidectomy

Thyroid MCQs 

NEET SS 22

Ans b 

For patients with disease confned to the thyroid, total thyroidectomy is recommended to remove all C cells with elective dissection of the central neck nodes. If there is evidence of nodal metastases, gross
disease should be remove

Bailey 28th page 831

 

Carcinoma Breast and Pregnancy

Q) 30 year old female in 2nd trimester of pregnancy has a 2 cm Ca breast with no axillary lymph node What should be the management?

a) Terminate Pregnancy and MRM

b) Wait till completion of pregnancy and MRM

c) Lumpectomy plus chemo

d) Lumpectomy + axillary dissection + chemo

Breast

Neet SS 22 paper

Ans d

Lumpectomy plus axillary dissection + chemo

Axillary dissection is ideally after SLNB

Radiotherapy can be given after termination of pregnancy

Hormonal therapy is also given after pregnancy if required

No need to terminate pregnancy

Bailey 28th page 942

Anal malformation

Q) Newborn with abdominal distension on day 2, not passed meconium. There is absent anal orifice. WHat is the next step? # NEET SS 22 

a) Cross table X ray

b) Invertogram

c) Anoplasty

d) Sigmoid colostomy

Ans a) Cross table X ray

1st step in such cases Rule out congenital abnormalities of spine, sacrum , kidney heart etc

2nd step Cross table x ray  If it shows Perineal fistula do ANoplasty, If x ray shows rectal gas below coccyx do PSA RP with or without colostomy, If it shows gas above coccyx with associated defects do colostomy

Table 67.14 Sabiston 

 

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