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  1. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    An 18 year old man comes for an examination prior to participation in school sports. He states that he has a dull ache in scrotum since being hit in that area during basket ball game 2 months ago. Examination showed 2 cm hard non tender mass in right testicle. The mass does not transilluminate...
  2. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    does osteomylitis dx differe in adults than children , as in kaplan for surgery in ortho section it mention the dx to be bone scan , while in MTB it said xray ????:confused::confused::confused:
  3. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    hi , I am about tp start surgery in my college , I am an IMG student , our official book is Bailey and Love's surgery , but its too big and we don't have enough time ! so , if I am thinking about taking the steps later , which one is better to study with , Kaplan surgery or NMS ? thanks
  4. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    guys. i am thoroughly confused. diff info at diff places. kaplan surgery say lumpectomy is only done for a relatively small lump . for a 2cm lump it has mentioned lumpectomy and for a 4 cm one -mastectomy. one the other hand mtb3 says mastectomy is done for lumps more than 5 cm. whats the...
  5. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    32 years old male jackhammer operator complains of pain and swelling right arm for 3 days, moderate exacerbation by exertion, examination reveals erythema and moderate edema, capillary refill less than 3 seconds : a) Axillary-subclavian venous thrombosis b) Deep vein valve insufficiency c)...
  6. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    guys I came up with a scheme for abdominal trauma based on kaplan and uw any gunshot exploratory laparotomy stab if stable : do FAST if unstable, peritonial irritation, equivocal FAST or evisceration : exp.laparotomy BAT any sign of peritoneal irritation ( tenderness, rebound...
  7. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    A 40-year-old man with a recent history of exploratory laparotomy for a stabbing injury presents to the emergency department with diffuse cramping abdominal pain for 1 day, accompanied by nausea, multiple episodes of brown colored vomitus, and lack of stool, but he reports some flatulence. He...
  8. USMLE Step 2 CK Bits & Pieces
    Can any one help me out here Just wanted to clarify whats the difference between Umbilical Hernia Vs Gastroschisis Vs Omphalocele ????
  9. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    Was doing surgery from uworld and read in one qs that aortic injury causes hypotension while the next qs the pt had aortic injury and then it said it causes hypertension. What is it? hyper or hypo? Also, is uworld for surgery enough?
  10. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    In a case if fibroadenoma breast, if USG and/or mammogram shows characteristic findings, is a core biopsy still necessary?
  11. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    If a patient presents with symptoms suggestive of spinal cord compression, which if the following would do first? - steroids -X-ray -MRI I usually would pick steroids right away, but I just read somewhere that MRI is done and steroids are given while results are pending Anyway... 1- steroids...
  12. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    27 yr male presents with a hard right testicular lump. No other associated complains. On exam lump non tender and solid. Most appropriate next step? a. radical orchidectomy b. USG of testes c. LDH level I am confused bcoz a lil while back i had read some contradictory thing so i got the ans wrong
  13. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    Getting mixed information on this if anyone can help me out. Bleed Scan would be a better answer choice than angio with any degree of bleeding above 1/2cc? Less than 1/2cc colonoscopy to be done (if not found then can use either Bleed scan > capsule colonoscopy?) Would this be correct?
  14. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    Completely confused by this so if any one can correct me if I am wrong: Cystic mass -> XX of any Age (premenopausal) -> tell pt to come after period has ended -> US -> FNA Adenoma -> Pt less than 30yoa -> US -> FNA -> Followup 6 months later -> if unchanged leave alone, if changed do core...
  15. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    This is confusing me, UWorld ID 3221 where pt has gunshot wound, why did they do FAST? I thought penetrating wounds to abdomen area is straight to surgery not wasting time doing imagning (UWorld Id 3420 states not waste time "Exploratory laparotomy should not be delayed for imaging in...
  16. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    Hi people.. I was going through MTB3 for surgery and it appears to be very small..only 30 that enough? Or should I supplement it with Kaplan..? And also for peds, where should that be done from?? Considering that I was planning to read Kaplan only for medicine and obs gyn..and have to...
  17. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    Is Uworld enough for surgery??
  18. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    What is done as the first step of overflow incontinence in BPH , is it intermittent catheterization or bethanechol???
  19. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    Hey guys what are the best books for surgery for step 2 ck other than kaplan LN ?
  20. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    A 67-year-old man presents with flulike symptoms and cough. He also reports a 2.3-kg (5-lb) weight loss over the past 2 months. The patient has a 40 pack-year history of smoking but quit 10 years ago. His past medical history and physical examination are unremarkable. Complete blood cell count...
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