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Prostatic enlargement usually presents:

a. With difficulty of urination
b. Suddenly in middle age
c. As a very painful mass
d. With blood in urine
a. With difficulty of urination
In the male, primary syphilis is characterized by:

a. A patchy or diffuse widespread skin rash
b. Genital plaques or condylomata lata
c. Genital plaques or condylomata lata
d. Chronic granulomatous lesion of the testis (gumma)
c. Genital plaques or condylomata lata
Which of the following is true about testicular tumor:

a. Is not often a radiation-sensitive seminoma
b. Is a common cause of cancer death in older males, greater than 50 years
c. Usually occurs in young adult males (25-35 years)
d. Is usually detected because of hematuria
c. Usually occurs in young adult males (25-35 years)
True statements about prostatic hyperplasia include all but which one of the following?

a. It predisposes to carcinoma.
b. It produces urinary obstruction
c. It predisposes to urinary tract infections.
d. It is the result of benign glandular and stromal proliferation.
a. It predisposes to carcinoma.
Infertility in males is caused by all of the following except:

a. Cryptorchidism
b. Radiation damage to the testis
c. Mumps
d. Decreased temperature in the scrotum
e. Spermatocele
d. Decreased temperature in the scrotum

and

e. Spermatocele
Adenocarcinoma of the prostate spreads to involve local tissue and to bones. At this stage the blood level of a prostate-secreted tumor marker is elevated. The marker is:

a. Alpha-fetoprotein
b. Prostatic specific antigen (PSA)
c. Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG)
d. Alkaline phosphatase
b. Prostatic specific antigen (PSA)
In males aged 20-35 y, which of the following is the most common tumor found?

a. Colon cancer
b. Prostatic carcinoma
c. Testicular tumor
d. Lung cancer
c. Testicular tumor
In the male, which is the most common cause of non-gonococcal urethritis:

a. Chlamydia trachomatis
b. Human papilloma virus
c. Neisseria gonorrheae
d. Treponema pallidum
a. Chlamydia trachomatis
Which statement about prostatic carcinoma is true:

a. Arises in the central portion of the prostate
b. Presents as a painful, diffuse enlargement of the prostate
c. Increases in incidence with aging
d. Often follows condition of benign prostatic hyperplasia
c. Increases in incidence with aging
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH):

a. Predisposes to carcinoma of the prostate
b. Is the result of glandular and stromal proliferation
c. Arises in the peripheral portion of the prostate
d. Is the result of an infectious process
b. Is the result of glandular and stromal proliferation
All but which of the following are not true about the most common testicular tumor, a seminoma:

a. Originates in the germ cells
b. Are generally late to metastasize
c. Are generally very sensitive to radiation treatment
d. Incidence increases with age
d. Incidence increases with age
Which of the following conditions is not associated with male sterility:

a. Cryptorchidism
b. Orchitis
c. Hydrocele
d. Viral infections, as mumps
c. Hydrocele
Prostatic hyperplasia produces most of its complications by:

a. Causing obstruction to urethral flow of urine
b. Invading the bladder
c. Giving rise to prostate carcinoma
d. Secretion of hormones
a. Causing obstruction to urethral flow of urine
Presence of an enlarged prostate usually presents with:

a. Renal failure
b. Hypertension and edema
c. Hematuria
d. Difficulting in urination
d. Difficulting in urination
Metastatic spread of prostate carcinoma is usually to the:

a. Lymph nodes
b. Bone
c. Both
d. Neither
c. Both