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could i please get help with the following questions:

#2: explanation please.
#4: i swear its A.
#6: explanation please.
#9: explanation please.
#15: explanation please.
#20: explanation please.
#21: explanation please.
#25: explanation please.
#30: how can i tell between C and D?
#35: why not B?
#36: explanation please.
#49: explanation please.
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2- Superior vena cava syndrome
4- Its squamous cell carcinoma..Smoking is associated with higher risk of SCC
6- D--Local Factors Like Adenosine are the most important regulators
9--E Hydronephrosis
15-- External Iliacs- Pressure distal to the obstruction Increases
20-- Endometrosis-- Most commonly in ovary..Endometrium Menstruate... Although blood cant escape from ovary...so the blood accumulates and undergo Degradation resulting in hemosiderin and form a cyst called chocolate cyst
21- E.. The concentration of water decrease in order to supersaturate the bile
25-- D-- Below the pectinate line, the skin lines the anal canal..Anything above pectinate is painless cz its lined by mucosa
30--Renal Carcinoma...secretes EPO..Increase of HB and Hct..also effects the kidney functions!
35--The question says that if she delivers at 40 weeks.. RDS occurs in preterm baby!!
36-- C.. MR leading to HF and Pulmonary Edema!!
49-- Farmers lung.. Hypersensitivity!!
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2- Superior vena cava syndrome
4- Its squamous cell carcinoma..Smoking is associated with higher risk of SCC
6- D--Local Factors Like Adenosine are the most important regulators
9--E Hydronephrosis
15-- External Iliacs- Pressure distal to the obstruction Increases
20-- Endometrosis-- Most commonly in ovary..Endometrium Menstruate... Although blood cant escape from ovary...so the blood accumulates and undergo Degradation resulting in hemosiderin and form a cyst called chocolate cyst
21- E.. The concentration of water decrease in order to supersaturate the bile
25-- D-- Below the pectinate line, the skin lines the anal canal..Anything above pectinate is painless cz its lined by mucosa
30--Renal Carcinoma...secretes EPO..Increase of HB and Hct..also effects the kidney functions!
35--The question says that if she delivers at 40 weeks.. RDS occurs in preterm baby!!
36-- C.. MR leading to HF and Pulmonary Edema!!
49-- Farmers lung.. Hypersensitivity!!
#2: ive heard this syndrome thrown around a bit. but nowhere can i actually find a definition of the syndrome! what exactly is superior vena cava syndrome?

#15: what about the inferior mesenteric vein? isnt that below the renal veins?

#49: whats farmers lung?

also, could you please take a look at block 3 and 4 discussions:
http://www.usmle-forums.com/usmle-st...iscussion.html
http://www.usmle-forums.com/usmle-st...iscussion.html

thanks alot!!
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