Update your Knowledge with MKSAP 19 Q&A


For over 50 years, the Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP) has been the most trusted resource in self-assessment and continuous learning for internal medicine physicians and residents. The tradition continues with MKSAP 19.

MKSAP 19 is available in several flexible formats, allowing you to choose the format that best fits your lifestyle. Each format includes 12 syllabus sections and up to 3,000 associated deep-learning questions.

To learn about the features in MKSAP 19, visit mksap19.acponline.org.

MKSAP 19 Q & A

A 55-year-old woman is evaluated for left lateral hip pain that has progressed over the past 6 weeks. She describes an aching pain that radiates to the knee and is worse at night when lying on the affected side. She reports no other symptoms.

On physical examination, there is tenderness to palpation over the left lateral hip. The FABER (Flexion, ABduction, and External Rotation) test elicits lateral hip pain. Sensation to light touch and pinprick over the thigh are normal.

Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?

A: Femoroacetabular impingement syndrome
B: Greater trochanteric pain syndrome
C: Hip osteoarthritis
D: Meralgia paresthetica

Answer and Critique

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