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Question Caucasian Race as a buzzword!

In UW I got a lot of questions that start with this sentence

"a Caucasian patient"
now should I think of something when the question start like this

I mean is there a list of diseases that only present in those patients

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It would less likely be sickle cell disease (African Americans mostly, and usmle q's would probably also talk about BPH and HTN in African-Americans)

It could be Cystic Fibrosis for example...

...if its european decent - Sjorgen syndrome (more like northern european like Sweden) or B-Thalassemia if the pt. is Greek...

If Eastern European - think dilated cardiomyopathy or Tuberculosis(Also india)

Asian - smoker(do not remember for sure if its Buerger syndrome - please correct me), or a-Thalassemia.

Middle eastern would more likely not have all the vaccinations.

What else I saw in there...

Travelers would get all possible and impossible microbiological disease (also crazy stuff like Chagas from south america or Leptospirra from swimming in hawaiian lakes (or drinking animal urine directly lol))

Plus all american regions have their own associacions - like Lyme Connecticut or Southern Aspergillesis.


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Most common nephrotic syndrome in Caucasian adults is Membranous nephropathy (membranous glomerulonephritis)
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also Gaucher, Neimann-pick, Tay-Sachs disease.
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