Prep for USMLEPrep for USMLE
         Forum      |     Resources New Posts   |   Register   |   Login


Post Reply  
  • 0/5
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Author4 Posts

43. A 52-year-old woman, gravida 3, para 3, comes
to the physician
because of irregular vaginal bleeding over the past 2
months. She has
hypertension treated with enalapril and type 2
diabetes mellitus well
controlled with diet. Menopause occurred 2 years ago.
Her maternal aunt
had breast cancer at the age of 70 years. The patient
weighs 88 kg
(195 lb) and is 160 cm (63 in) tall. Examination
shows no other
abnormalities. An endometrial biopsy specimen shows
adenocarcinoma. Which of
the following is the most significant predisposing
factor for this
patient's endometrial cancer?

) Heredity

) Hypertension

) Parity

) Type 2 diabetes mellitus

) Weight –


) Weight –


E) Weight


post menopausal women presenting with features of endo carcinoma
we need to for the source of estrogen which comes from the peripheral conversion in the adipose tissue

Bookmark and Share

This thread is closed, so you cannot post a reply.

Login or Register to post messages

show Similar forum topics

nbme ov ca
nbme thyroid ca
Desperately need a end of Dec date?? will pay
show Related resources

NBME Self-Assessment Program
NBME Self-Assessment Program

Advertise | Support | Premium | Contact