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Q1) Immunology suppressor which acts as an anti tumor agent as well

a) M tor inhibitors

b) CD 52 monoclonal antibody

c) Calcineurin inhibitors

d) Ig receptor inhibitors

Q2) Stemmer Test is done in 

a) Lymphedema

b) Deep Venous Thrombosis

c) Superficial Venous thrombosis

d) Factitious lymphedema


  1. a

mTOR inhibitors

mtor- Mammalian target of rapamycin helps in cell growth and replication. Its inhibitors lead to both immunosuppression and anti cancer effects.

Rapamycin leads to T cell suppression 

Sirolimus and Everolimus are new generation inhibitors that are clinically used.

CD 52 monoclonal antibody

Alemtuzumab is a drug used in the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) and T-cell lymphoma

Calcineurin Inhibitors

Tacrolimus and Cyclosporine are only immunosuppressants

2. a

Stemmer test is done in lymphedema. It refers to a thick fold of skin which can be lifted up at the base of 2nd toe. It is seen in both primary and secondary lymphedema. Test is positive when skin fold cannot be lifted.

Factitious lymphedema refers to conditions of self harm eg lymphedema produced by tourniquet

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