Cardiology Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) #1

MCQ #1

Cardiology Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) #1

 

Age:

25 years

Sex:

Male

Cheif complaint:

Routine physical examination

History of present illness:

The patient came to do a routine physical examination.

On Examination:

Tall stature, and arachnodactyly.

Other notes:

One year after that routine visit he developed a dissecting aortic aneurysm.

Question:

this patient is having a mutation in a gene encoding which of the following proteins:

 

a. Elastin

b. Collagen

c. Dystrophin

d. Troponin

e. Fibrillin

Correct answer:

e. Fibrillin

 

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