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USMLE Step 1 Mnemonics Mnemonics, acronyms, reminders, and memorizing tips for the USMLE Step 1.


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Old 01-19-2010
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Smile Tay Sachs disease

SACHS:

Testing recommended
Autosomal recessive
Young death (<4 yrs)

Spot in macula
Ashkenazic Jews
CNS degeneration
Hex A deficiency
Storage disease
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its nice but plz can anyone tell me about....

Spot in macula
Ashkenazic Jews
CNS degeneration
Hex A deficiency
Storage disease

(ashkenazic jews,
storage diseae )???
i dont understand these two terms......
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its nice but plz can anyone tell me about....

Spot in macula
Ashkenazic Jews
CNS degeneration
Hex A deficiency
Storage disease

(ashkenazic jews,
storage diseae )???
i dont understand these two terms......
-Ashkenazic Jews are a special sector of Jews.
-Storage disease because it's lysosomal storage disease.
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thank you so much...but plz explain a little (sector of jews)???
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thank you so much...but plz explain a little (sector of jews)???
Ashkenazi Jews are Jews who descended from Germany. Later on all Jews coming from Western and central Europe came to be called Ashkenazi.
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Im an ashkenazi jew Its jews which are from eastern europe who past the second world war( Of course not the african jews) or other jews. By the way NBME DESCRBIES a quetion like that somewhere about a russian or polish jew (Ashkenazi) and I thinj piles of people got it wrong. Weird that they want us to understand the concept of jews
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