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Flashcards in Oncologic Infections Deck (10):
1

Which of the following will be at risk for Mycobacterium tuberculosis due to lack of T cells?
A. Chronic lymphocytic leukemia
B. Multiple myeloma
C. Post breast CA surgery patients
D. Hodgkin’s disease

D

Hodgkin’s and T cell lymphoma

2

Which of the following will be at risk for infection with encapsulated organism due to lack of B cells?
A. T cell lymphoma
B. Multiple myeloma
C. Post breast CA surgery patients
D. Hodgkin’s disease

Multiple myeloma and Chronic lymphocytic leukemias

3

Which of the following will predispose the patient to infections with rapid overwhelming sepsis due to involvement of the splenic reticuloendothelial cells?
A. Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
B. Breast cancer surgery
C. Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura
D. T cell lymphoma

C

4

Which of the following CA is associated with a lack of antibodies?
A. ALL
B. Hodgkin’s lymphoma
C. Multiple myeloma
D. T cell lymphoma

Multiple myeloma and CLL

5

Which of the following CA is associated with a granulocytes?
A. ALL
B. Hodgkin’s lymphoma
C. Multiple myeloma
D. T cell lymphoma

ALL, AML and hairy cell

6

Painless, round, necrotic lesion consisting of a central black or gray black eschar with surrounding erythema which is located in non pressure areas

Ecthyma gangrenosum

7

Also called Febrile neutrophilic dermatosis

Sweet’s syndrome

8

Red or bluish red papules or nodules that may coalesce and form sharply bordered plaques seen most commonly seen in the face neck and arms

Sweet’s sundrome

9

Associated with Herpes simplex infection

Erythema Multiforme

10

You are referred a patient with acute leukemia who is currently undergoing treatment. He is persitently febrile and has been unresponsive to antibiotics. Other complaints include abdominal pain and nausea. Labs show elevated alkaline phosphatase and review of labs show patient has recently recovered from neutropenia. Ultrasound reveal’s “Bull’s eye” lesions on the liver. What is the treatment?

A/I: Hepatic candidiasis
P: Amphotericin B