what is wrong with this kid - USMLE Forums
USMLE Forums Logo
USMLE Forums         Your Reliable USMLE Online Community     Members     Posts
Home
USMLE Articles
USMLE News
USMLE Polls
USMLE Books
USMLE Apps
Go Back   USMLE Forums > USMLE Step 2 CK Forum

USMLE Step 2 CK Forum USMLE Step 2 CK Discussion Forum: Let's talk about anything related to USMLE Step 2 CK exam


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old 08-01-2011
USMLE Forums Veteran
 
Steps History: Not yet
Posts: 200
Threads: 101
Thanked 195 Times in 65 Posts
Reputation: 218
Default what is wrong with this kid

A 6-month-old infant presents to the emergency department with the new onset of weak cry, decreased activity, and poor feeding. The mother also states that the infant has been constipated for the past 2 days. On physical examination, the infant has a very weak cry, poor muscle tone, and absent deep tendon reflexes. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?

A.

Congenital hypothyroidism

B.

Guillain-Barr? syndrome

C.

Infant botulism

D.

Myasthenia gravis

E.

Vaccine-associated

poliomyelitis
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message



  #2  
Old 08-01-2011
USMLE Forums Scout
 
Steps History: 1+CK+CS
Posts: 55
Threads: 3
Thanked 59 Times in 21 Posts
Reputation: 69
Default

may be infantile Botulism ....
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #3  
Old 08-01-2011
Kais_MD's Avatar
USMLE Forums Veteran
 
Steps History: 1+CK+CS
Posts: 299
Threads: 26
Thanked 177 Times in 103 Posts
Reputation: 187
Default

infatile botulism..Cuz its new onset and usually its clostridium invading the GI tract that give the systemic symptoms...i hope lol ...
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message



Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the USMLE Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:
Medical School
Choose "---" if you don't want to tell. AMG for US & Canadian medical schools. IMG for all other medical schools.
USMLE Steps History
What steps finished! Example: 1+CK+CS+3 = Passed Step 1, Step 2 CK, Step 2 CS, and Step 3.

Choose "---" if you don't want to tell.

Favorite USMLE Books
What USMLE books you really think are useful. Leave blank if you don't want to tell.
Location
Where you live. Leave blank if you don't want to tell.

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How many questions wrong to get 250+ shaan.medico USMLE Step 1 Forum 13 06-28-2014 04:45 AM
I don't know what's wrong with me Dr. N Elham USMLE Step 2 CK Forum 2 08-01-2011 02:04 PM
What am I doing wrong? doctorsmonsters USMLE Step 1 Forum 1 02-15-2011 03:48 AM
What am I doing wrong? ashishkabir USMLE Step 1 Forum 12 09-19-2010 11:05 PM
What is Wrong mpz013 USMLE Step 1 Forum 3 09-19-2010 07:57 AM

RSS Feed
Find Us on Facebook
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

USMLE® & other trade marks belong to their respective owners, read full disclaimer
USMLE Forums created under Creative Commons 3.0 License. (2009-2014)