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Get through MRCOG Part 2 : SBAs

Get through MRCOG Part 2 : SBAs

Get through MRCOG Part 2 : SBAs

Get through MRCOG Part 2 : SBAs 1. A 36-year-old woman with known hypothyroidism has been taking
levothyroxine 100 micrograms once a day. Her most recent thyroid function
tests performed 3 months ago were normal with a thyrotropin (TSH) of
2.5 mU/L. She has come to the early pregnancy unit with abdominal pain and
a positive pregnancy test. Transvaginal ultrasound confirmed an intrauterine
pregnancy.

How would you advise with regards to her levothyroxine dosage?
a. Decrease dose to 75 micrograms per day
b. Decrease dose to 50 micrograms per day
c. No change required
d. Increase dose to 125 micrograms per day
e. Increase dose to 150 micrograms per day
2. A 25-year-old woman known to have hyperthyroidism is going for radioactive
iodine therapy. She has been trying to conceive for the last 6 months.

How long should she avoid pregnancy after this treatment?
a. 3 months
b. 6 months
c. 9 months
d. 12 months
e. 15 months
3. A 28-year-old para 1 woman at 40 weeks’ gestation delivered a baby with a
skin condition, diagnosed as ‘Aplasia cutis congenita’. She is known to have
hyperthyroidism secondary to Grave disease and has been on anti-thyroid
medication throughout the pregnancy.
Which one of the medications below is known to cause the above
condition?
a. Carbimazole
b. Hydrouracil

Get through MRCOG Part 2 : SBAs

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