Past MRCOphth/MRCS questions: 16
1. Preservation of donor corneas:
a. McCarey-Kaufman preserves endothelial viability up 
    to 6 days
b. moist chamber stored corneas should be transplanted 
    within 48 hours
c. TC 199 is a component of McCarey-Kaufman medium
d. organ culture allows preservation up to one month
e. McCarey-Kaufman eyes should be stored at 10C

2. Mooren's ulcer:

a. about 2.5% of cases are bilateral
b. is associated with much pain
c. satisfactory results have occasionally been obtained 
    by resection of the limbal conjunctiva adjacent tot he 
d. the most rapid movement of the ulcer is centrally with 
    the leading edge de-epithelialized and undermined
e. is associated with a better prognosis in patients below 
    their fourth decade of life

3. Band keratopathy can be seen in:

a. adult rheumatoid arthritis
b. sarcoidosis
c. iridocyclitis
d. vitamin D toxicity
e. juvenile rheumatoid arthritis

4. Hassal-Henle warts are associated with:

a. appearance in the central cornea
b. thinning of endothelial cytoplasm near wart
c. fissures over and into substance of wart
d. mouths of fissures beneath endothelial cells
e. there are structural differences from guttae located 

5. Corneal involvement in leprosy include:

a. superficial punctate keratitis
b. disciform keratitis
c. pannus
d. deep interstitial keratitis
e. neurotrophic keratopathy

6. Stargardt's disease:

a. is characterized by nyctalopia
b. peripheral fields and colour vision are normal
c. patients present in second and third decade of life
d. has an autosomal recessive as well as dominant mode 
    of inheritance
e. is characterized by an abnormal EOG early in the 
    course of the disease.

7. The following are associated with congenital cataracts:

a. incontinentia pigmenti
b. intrauterine hypoxia
c. Lowe's syndrome
d. Patau's syndrome
e. Rubenstein-Taybi syndrome

8. The ocular complications of bone marrow transplantation 

a. keratoconjunctivitis sicca
b. cataracts
c. herpes simplex infections
d. cicatricial lagophthalmos
e. corneal keratinization

9. Congenital nystagmus:

a. is binocular and uniplanar
b. is dampened with fixation effort
c. is usually horizontal, but may be vertical, circular, 
    pendular or jerky
d. may be alleviated with the use of base-in prism glasses
e. may be treated surgically with he Kestenbaum 

10. Regard topical corticosteroids:

a. dexamethasone phosphate does not penetrate the 
    uninflammed cornea whereas dexamethasone alcohol 
b. topical steroid solutions penetrate the cornea better 
    than steroid suspensions
c. steroid eye cream achieves a higher concentration in 
    the eye than drops due to a longer contact time
d. topical steroids reduce corneal polymorphonuclear 
    leukocyte invasion better than subconjunctival 
    injections of steroid
e. sudden cessation of topical steroids in corneal 
    inflammation can cause a rebound nercotizing 
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