October 13, 2010

PLAB Question 8

Aniridia is associated with

a) sickle cell anemia
b) Alport's syndrome
c) ureteric lithiasis
d) Goodpasture's syndrome
e) Systemic lupus erythematosus
f) Henoch-Schonlein purpura
g) Postinfectious glomerulonephritis
h) hemolytic-uremic syndrome
i) Wilm's tumour
j) IgA nephropathy

The correct answer is I

The syndromes associated with Wilms tumor are marked by the presence of aniridia, partial or complete hemihypertrophy, and genitourinary abnormalities, such as hypospadias and cryptorchidism.

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