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Can Vet J. 2017 July; 58(7): 655–656.
PMCID: PMC5479664

Quiz Corner

  1. Azole antifungals are commonly used to treat systemic mycosis. Which of the following azoles best penetrates the central nervous system (CNS)?

    1. Fluconazole
    2. Ketoconazole
    3. Itraconazole
    4. Clotrimazole
    5. Enilconazole
  2. Which of the following is the most common reason for a non-healing ulcer in a cat?

    1. Improper formation of the epithelial basement membrane
    2. Mycotic corneal infection
    3. Feline herpesvirus type 1 infection
    4. Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS)
  3. Concerning heartworm disease in dogs, which of the following statements is least accurate?

    1. Thoracic radiographic findings include right ventricular enlargement and enlarged, tortuous pulmonary arteries.
    2. Eosinophilia and basophilia may be present on a complete blood (cell) count.
    3. Glomerulonephritis results from antigen-antibody complex deposition.
    4. Antigen tests detect antigen present in male heartworms.
    5. Deep S waves on a lead II electrocardiogram are suggestive of right ventricular enlargement.
  4. A 2-year-old Quarter Horse is being evaluated for a swollen leg. Further examination reveals edema of one leg only, which had an acute onset. Multiple firm nodules that follow the lymphatics are palpated. Which of the following is the most likely cause of these symptoms?

    1. Nocardia asteroides
    2. Dermatophilus congolensis
    3. Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis
    4. Trichophyton equinum
    5. Mycobacterium tuberculosis
  5. An 8-month-old Holstein female is walking on her carpi. No other abnormalities are found. What is the likely diagnosis?

    1. Laminitis
    2. Radial paralysis
    3. Pedal fracture
    4. Splints
    5. Sole abscesses

(See p. 756 for answers.)

Questions and answers were derived from Review Questions and Answers for Veterinary Boards 2nd ed., a 5-volume series including Basic Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, Large Animal Medicine and Surgery, and Ancillary Topics, by kind permission of the publisher, Mosby–Year Book, Inc., St. Louis, Missouri.

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