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Syndrome: Quiz


Question 1: Many syndromes are named after the physicians credited with first reporting the association; these are "________" syndromes (see also the list of eponymous diseases, many of which are referred to as "syndromes").
Scientific phenomena named after peopleDoriansJulius CaesarEponym

Question 2: One recent case study is Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (________), so named because most syndromal immune deficiencies are inborn.
HIVICD-10 Chapter I: Certain infectious and parasitic diseasesAIDS dementia complexAIDS

Question 3: Several years passed after the recognition of AIDS before ________ (human immunodeficiency virus) was first described, finally explaining the hitherto mysterious "syndrome".
AIDS dementia complexHIVSafe sexHIV and AIDS misconceptions

Question 4: A ________ is a set of symptoms where there is no evidence of an underlying biological cause, and which is only recognized as a "disease" in a particular culture.
Latin AmericaUnited StatesCaribbeanCulture-bound syndrome

Question 5: The Islamic physician, Ibn Sina (Avicenna, 980-1037), in ________, pioneered the idea of a syndrome in the diagnosis of specific diseases.
Islamic Golden AgePsychology in medieval IslamAncient Iranian MedicineThe Canon of Medicine

Question 6: SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) is an even more recent example of a syndrome in medicine that was later explained with the identification of a causative ________[1].
CoronavirusTransmissible gastroenteritis coronavirusInfluenzaAdenoviridae

Question 7: An example would be ________ which has the associated condition of diabetes mellitus.
Down syndromeTrisomy 18Turner syndromeXYY syndrome

Question 8: The concept of a medical syndrome was further developed in the 17th century by ________.
Thomas SydenhamRichard BlackmoreOliver CromwellEngland

Question 9: Otherwise, disease features or presumed causes, as well as references to ________, history or poetry, can lend their names to syndromes.
GeographyPhysical geographyCartographyHuman geography


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