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A 65-year-old man with a known history of Paget's disease is noted to have irregular dark red lines radiating from the optic nerve.

What is the likely diagnosis?

A. Retinitis pigmentosa
B. Optic neuritis
C. Angioid retinal streaks
D. Choroidoretinitis
E. Malignant hypertension

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A 64-year-old woman presents with bilateral sore eyelids. She also complains of her eyes being dry all the time. On examination her eyelid margins are erythematous at the margins but are not swollen.

Of the given options, what is the most appropriate initial management?

A. Topical chloramphenicol + mechanical removal of lid debris
B. Hot compresses + topical steroids
C. Topical chloramphenicol + topical steroids
D. Hot compresses + mechanical removal of lid debris
E. Topical chloramphenicol + hot compresses

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A 67-year-old woman presents for review. She has recently been diagnosed with dry age-related macular degeneration.

Which one of the following is the strongest risk factor for developing this condition?

A. Hypertension
B. Poor diet
C. Smoking
D. Diabetes mellitus
E. Alcohol excess

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A 34-year-old man is referred to ophthalmology following a deterioration in his vision. He is noted to be tall with thin, long fingers and a degree of learning disabilities. Following review he is suspected as having a displacement of his lens on the right side.

What is the most likely underlying diagnosis?

A. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
B. Homocystinuria
C. Rapadilino syndrome
D. Marfan's syndrome
E. Crouzon disease

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A 62-year-old man presents with sudden visual loss in his right eye. He is otherwise asymptomatic.

Which one of the following conditions is least likely to be responsible?

A. Ischaemic optic neuropathy
B. Occlusion of the central retinal vein
C. Occlusion of the central retinal artery
D. Optic neuritis
E. Vitreous haemorrhage

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