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 continuous learning for internal medicine physicians and residents. The tradition continues with MKSAP 19.

MKSAP 19, to be released in early 2022, is available in several flexible formats, allowing you to choose the format that best fits your lifestyle. Each format includes 12 syllabus sections and 1,200 associated deep-learning self-assessment questions.

Learn about the new features in MKSAP 19, as well as pricing and release dates.


A 74-year-old man is evaluated for right posterior hip pain that has worsened over the past 6 months. He points to the middle of his right buttock to indicate the location of the pain. The pain worsens with prolonged standing or walking long distances. He has no pain at rest or at night, and the pain does not radiate. He is otherwise well and takes acetaminophen for pain.

On physical examination, vital signs are normal. BMI is 28. The patient has no pain with passive or active hip movement. The FADIR (Flexion, ADduction, and Internal Rotation) test is painless, with normal range of motion. The FABER (Flexion, ABduction, and External Rotation) test reproduces the posterior hip pain.

Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?

A: Acetabular labrum tear
B: Greater trochanteric pain syndrome
C: Osteoarthritis of the hip
D: Sacroiliac joint dysfunction

Answer and Critique

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