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1

First treatment for BPH?

alpha blocker - tamsulosin is 1st line
next is a 5 alpha reductase - finestride

2

Diagnosis of BPH?

TRUS (Transrectal Ultrasonography of the Prostate) with biopsy

3

1st line investigation for hydrocele?

dopper ultrasound with colour

4

Define stage 3 CKD.

moderate reduction in GFR (30-59)

5

What do you give to treat proteinuria and hypertension?

ACE I's

6

What blood results would you expect in IgA nephopathy?

increased IgA serum levels
associated with HSP (arthritis, colitis, purpuric skin rash)

7

What is Churg-Strauss related to?

asthma, vasculitis, (small and medium), allergic hypersensitivity

8

Is Churg-Strauss eosinophillic?

yes

9

What are 2/3rds of the involvement in Churg Strauss?

skin involvement

10

What is pANCA+ve?

Churg Strauss

11

What is c-ANCA positive?

Wegener's

12

What is Wegener's related to?

rhinitis, vasculitis, epistaxis, saddle nose deformity, conductive hearing loss, glomerulonephritis, haemoptysis