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Lungs Tachypnea after severe trauma

A 21-year-old man is brought to the emergency department 15 minutes after being hit by a speeding motorist while crossing the street. Lower extremity x-rays show multiple fractures of both femurs. Seventy-two hours later, he complains of shortness of breath. He is tachypneic and hypoxic. He does not respond to oxygen therapy, and a chest x-ray shows patchy bilateral infiltrates. Which of the following cells play a crucial role in the pathogenesis of this process?
A. CD4-positive lymphocytes
B. CD8-positive lymphocytes
C. Eosinophils
D. Mast cells
E. Neutrophils
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Are you sure this is Kaplan CK bank! I think it's Kaplan Step 1 bank
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Are you sure this is Kaplan CK bank! I think it's Kaplan Step 1 bank
You are right. I put it in this section by mistake.
By the way,try to answer it
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You are right. I put it in this section by mistake.
By the way,try to answer it
Oh that's easy, the answer is neurtrophils, this is a case of ARDS
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Yes,the right answer is E. Neutrophils
Since it is ARDS
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