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    9 months old boy is brought to physician because discharge from left ear for 1 day, he has frequent infection since age of 4 months, he had strept pneumonia bacteremia at age 4 month, H.influenza meningitis at age 6 months, recurrent strept pneumonia infection he also had two episodes of...
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    The following indicates an absolute contraindication to thrombolytic therapy in Acute ST segment elevation MI...Choose one: a) 70year old hypertensive male with acute chest pain and new diastolic murmur in the left lower sternum and ST elevation in lead II,III and aVF b) 40 year old lady with...
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    A young man presents to the emergency department with a complaint of an uncomfortable full feeling in his throat. The feeling started as a tingling sensation about 2 hours ago following a tooth extraction. The patient has had these episodes twice before, both times while playing football. In...
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    A 61-year-old man visits his physician with complaints of right knee pain. The pain is constant and does not seem worsened or alleviated with activity. Over-the-counter nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs do not help. He has tried ice and heat, neither of which help. On examination, there is no...
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    Case 1 A 73-year-old man presents to the physician with a 1-year history of progressively worse headaches. A skull radiograph is shown. What is the most likely diagnosis? Answer Choices A. Hairy-cell leukemia B. Multiple myeloma C. Paget disease D. Scurvy E. Thalassemia
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    A 61-year-old woman presents to the outpatient department complaining of shortness of breath. Over the previous 3 months, the patient has felt progressively dyspneic. She used to be able to climb the stairs of her house with little problem, but now finds it increasingly difficult and...
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    A 59-year-old man presents to the physician for follow-up 7 days after a total knee replacement. His operation and initial postoperative course have been unremarkable. Immediately following surgery he was placed on narcotic analgesics and an antithrombin III activator. The morning following...
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    This 54-year-old woman from the Philippines complains of bumps on her hands that keep getting bigger, and they seem to be spreading. She is very worried. The bumps become painful and red at times. There are also bumps on her toes and elbows. She is postmenopausal and on hydrochlorothiazide for...
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    A 67-year-old man with a history of hypercholesterolemia and hypertension and a 50 pack-a-year history of tobacco smoking presents for a pre-operative physical before a scheduled repair of the acromial-clavicular ligament in his left shoulder. The patient denies any history of myocardial...
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    Woman come to your clinic for new visit. She changes her doctors frequently, said all other doctors are very bad, she have a history of self injury and attempt suicide, at the end of visit she told you doctor I like you very much can you give me your phone number please. What should be your...
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    A 5-day-old female neonate was reviewed for newborn screening. Flexion and adduction of the hip results in the femoral head dislocating across the acetabulum. Flexion and abduction produce an audible clunk. What is the most appropriate next step in the management of this patient? a. Pavlik...
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    A 31-year-old man visits his primary care physician with complaints of flank and back pain. The pain began 6 weeks ago and seems to be worsening. There are no other complaints. He has chronic migraine headaches, which are currently well controlled with medication. Investigation of the patient's...
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    A 15-year-old boy is brought to the physician, because he has been limping on his left leg for the last 6 months. His left leg is painful and it is difficult for him to bear weight through it. The pain is constant and worse at night. He has a previous history of malignancy. Physical examination...
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    case 1 A 44-year-old woman presents to the physician for her annual health maintenance examination. She states that she is feeling somewhat more lethargic and fatigued than usual. These symptoms began 3 months ago and have been progressing. She has a 15-year history of systemic lupus...
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    A 15-year-old female presents from summer camp after acting “strange”. It was believed that she was seen eating a plant. She is flushed and warm to the touch. She is tachycardic, febrile, tachypnic. Her pupils are dilated. Mucus membranes are dry. You start intravenous fluids and give rectal...
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    Hepatitis serology test shows below! HepBsAg positive anti-HepBsAb negative anti-HepBcAb positive What does the patient most likely have?
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    A 50-year-old man with bilateral numbness, burning pain and weakness of legs. There has been no trauma. He also has hyperkeratosis of skin of palms and soles. What is the most likely etiology of his condition? A. Arsenic poisoning B. Multiple sclerosis C. Niacin deficiency D. Polio virus E...
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    A 25-year-old woman, gravida II para 0 at 34 weeks, complaining of cramping intermittent pain in her lower abdomen. No vaginal bleeding or any recent trauma or dysuria. She is tachycardic, tachypnic, blood pressure 130/80 mm Hg, and afebrile. On physical examination, tenderness on palpitation...
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    An 8-month-old female infant weighing 2.3kg(5lb), and born prematurely at 35 weeks' gestation after an affirmatively normal pregnancy, is presented to the clinic for a well-baby examination. Physical examination reveals specific facial trait with mild facial hypoplasia, epicanthal folds...
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    A 7-day-old female neonate is brought to your office for a 2-day history of jaundice and poor feeding. The mother also says that she has vomited twice but she doesn't appear febrile. She is breast-feeding her baby regularly. The baby's birth history is unremarkable. On examination the child...
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