USMLE-Rx Step 1 Qmax Challenge #1387

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usmle-rx-step-1-qmax-challenge-1387A 10-year-old boy is brought to the pediatrician after a school-sponsored hearing test reveals diminished hearing in both ears. The boy complains of ringing in both ears. The physician confirms the patient’s hearing loss and orders an MRI, shown in the image.

Given the current findings, this patient is at risk for which of the following?

A. Hypopigmented spots
B. Macroorchidism
C. Meningioma
D. Pigmented iris hamartomas
E. Retinal hemangioblastomas


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11 thoughts on “USMLE-Rx Step 1 Qmax Challenge #1387”

  1. MRI shows bilateral Internal Acoustic Neuroma which is a characteristic finding of Neurofibromatosis-2

    So, Answer should be (C)Meningioma

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