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Stethoscope Breath Smells Important for your USMLE Exam!

Acetone ---- Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Garlic ----- Arsenic poisoning
Bitter Almond ----- Cyanide poisoning
Foul smell ----- Halitosis

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Fetor hepaticus-- breath smells musty in Cirrhosis
Urea breath test-- H. Pylori (yeah this wouldn't be using your nose!)
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Acetone ---- Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Garlic ----- Arsenic poisoning
Bitter Almond ----- Cyanide poisoning
Foul smell ----- Halitosis
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Acetone ---- Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Garlic ----- Arsenic poisoning, Selenium (glutathione reductase) poisoning
Bitter Almond ----- Cyanide poisoning
Foul smell ----- Halitosis
Mousy odor - Phenyketonuria
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Acetone ---- Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Garlic ----- Arsenic poisoning, Selenium (glutathione reductase) poisoning
Bitter Almond ----- Cyanide poisoning
Foul smell ----- Halitosis
Mousy odor - Phenyketonuria
thank you for sharing
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Default medications that taste and smells sweet ?! for drug overdose or toxicity

anyone have idea abt the these types of meds other than the cough syrup(dexomethorphan)
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Acetone ---- Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Garlic ----- Arsenic poisoning, Selenium (glutathione reductase) poisoning
Bitter Almond ----- Cyanide poisoning
Foul smell ----- Halitosis
Mousy odor - Phenyketonuria
thank you so muchm thsi is helpful
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Halitosis is also associated with Zener's diverticulum.
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not Zener's, that was automated, it is ZENKER'S diverticulum
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Thank you so much for this!
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Good complilation.
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What's halitosis??
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