Urinary Calculus Disease MCQ Question with Answer

Urinary Calculus Disease MCQ with detailed explanation for interview, entrance and competitive exams. Explanation are given for understanding.

Download Urinary Calculus Disease MCQ Question Answer PDF

Question No : 15
What is false concerning recurrent stone formation?

best treated by total parathyroidectomy
first-time stone formers are at a 50% risk for recurrence
males have higher recurrence rate than females
stone formers produce stones of the same type every time

Question No : 16
What could carry the least risk of colon injury during PCNL?

subcostal puncture performed during full expiration
previous open nephrolithotomy
access lateral to the posterior axillary line
horseshoe kidney

Question No : 17
What is the first-line treatment of kidney stones of a burden greater than 2 cm?

none of the above

Question No : 18
What is false concerning staghorn calculus?

commonly unilateral
commonly due to repeated infections
urate stones are the second most common cause of staghorn calculi
ESWL monotherapy with ureteral stenting is the ideal treatment

Question No : 19
What is the most common organism that might complicate PCNL?

Proteus mirabilis
E. coli
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Staphylococcus epidermidis

Question No : 20
What is the Hounsfield density range of uric acid stones?

400 600 HU
600 800 HU
800 1000 HU
1000 1200 HU

Question No : 21
Which of the following is a relative contra-indication to ESWL?

renal insufficiency
active urinary tract infection
uncorrected bleeding disorder
third trimester pregnancy