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10.25259/IJPGD_122_2023

Leprosy Quiz

Department of Dermatology, Apollo Hospitals, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh, India
Corresponding author: Bhavya Swarnkar, Department of Dermatology, Apollo Hospitals, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh, India. swarnkarbhavya@gmail.com
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How to cite this article: Swarnkar B. Leprosy Quiz. Indian J Postgrad Dermatol. doi: 10.25259/IJPGD_122_2023

Questions

  1. All of the following are classifications of leprosy except?

    1. Manila

    2. Kellgren and Lawrence

    3. Pan American

    4. Havana

  2. Poppy seeds on muffin appearance in leprosy is related to?

    1. USG nerve finding

    2. MRI muscle finding

    3. CT scan bone finding

    4. USG muscle finding

  3. Mean cross-section area of normal ulnar nerve in a cubital tunnel in USG of nerve is approximately how much?

    1. 3 mm

    2. 5 mm

    3. 7 mm

    4. 9 mm

  4. Which of the following is considered as the grade 1 disability for eyes based on the World Health Organization grading of disabilities in leprosy?

    1. Inability to close the eyes

    2. Obvious redness of eyes

    3. Visual impairment of 6/18

    4. None of the above

  5. All of the following genes/proteins are associated with increased leprosy predisposition except?

    1. HLA B40

    2. HLA A11

    3. PTPN22 SNP

    4. BCL10

  6. Which of the following is first to get affected in leprosy?

    1. Cold sensation

    2. Hot sensation

    3. Sweating

    4. Fine touch

  7. A feeding nerve to the leprosy lesion is usually seen in which of the type of leprosy?

    1. BT Hansen

    2. BB Hansen

    3. BL Hansen

    4. LL Hansen

  8. To check for the functioning of the facial nerve in leprosy, checking of frequency of blinking is important. What is the normal rate of blinking/minute?

    1. 4

    2. 6

    3. 8

    4. 10

  9. ‘Benediction sign’ is seen due to the involvement of which of the following nerve?

    1. Median

    2. Ulnar

    3. Peroneal

    4. Radial

  10. Which one of the following statements about histoid Hansen is incorrect?

    1. First described by Wade

    2. Nasal mucosa is usually involved

    3. Eyebrows are usually not lost

    4. Lesions can present as subcutaneous nodules

  11. How long can lepra bacilli survive in moist soil?

    1. 20 days

    2. 46 days

    3. 70 days

    4. 9 days

  12. What is the minimum infective dose of lepra bacilli in mouse foot pad model?

    1. 1–10 solid bacilli

    2. 30 solid bacilli

    3. 30–50 solid bacilli

    4. 10–100 solid bacilli

  13. Which is the most common paranasal sinus to get involved in leprosy?

    1. Maxillary

    2. Sphenoid

    3. Frontal

    4. Ethmoidal

  14. What is the generation time of lepra bacilli?

    1. 20 days

    2. 20–30 days

    3. 11–14 days

    4. 3–4 days

  15. How long do lepra bacilli survive in dried nasal secretions?

    1. 7–9 days

    2. 15 days

    3. 1 day

    4. 20–25 days

  16. What is the current prevalence of leprosy in India per 10,000 population?

    1. 0.65

    2. 0.45

    3. 0.1

    4. 0.88

  17. MIP vaccine was developed in which state/union territory?

    1. Maharashtra

    2. Goa

    3. Gujarat

    4. Delhi

  18. What is the monthly dose (mg/kg) of clofazimine for the treatment of childhood leprosy?

    1. 1

    2. 2

    3. 6

    4. 10

  19. Which of the following is the recent World Health Organization-recommended treatment of paucibacillary leprosy?

    1. Rifampicin, clofazimine and dapsone for 6 months

    2. Rifampicin and dapsone for 6 months

    3. Rifampicin, clofazimine and dapsone for 12 months

    4. Rifampicin, ofloxacin and minocycline for 6 months

  20. Which of the following is assessed by Bouvier’s manoeuvre?

    1. The fitness of the hand for reconstructive surgery

    2. Utility of skin graft for chronic non-healing ulcer

    3. Median nerve function

    4. Lagophthalmos severity

Answers:

  1. b

  2. a

  3. b

  4. d

  5. d

  6. c

  7. a

  8. b

  9. a

  10. b

  11. b

  12. a

  13. d

  14. c

  15. a

  16. b

  17. d

  18. c

  19. a

  20. a

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