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  1. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    Anyone can explain this physiological maneuvers with detailed explanations please. See attached table.
  2. USMLE Step 2 CK Bits & Pieces
    They often confuse us about PT, PTT, and what not in each bleeding disorder, check this table, it has everything you need. click image to enlarge
  3. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    Vascular abnormalities are a known side effect of several cytotoxic drugs. Which of the following cytotoxic drugs is most likely to lead to thrombosis and thromboembolism? a) methotrexate b) 5-fluorouracil c) taxoids d) cyclopentenyl cytosine e) trastuzumab
  4. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    Q: Rine test: vibrating tuning fork used, when it placed on the left mastoid bone pt.apreciate it as louder, while softer when it is placed near left extrnal auditory meatus. weber test: same vibrating tuning fork when placed on mid of forhead he beter apreciate in left ear than the right, this...
  5. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    fellas i think this is very important File. We have to know the score to aim depending on our Specialty of choice. it's based on NRMP 2011 analysis by DIT. Found it on: Good Luck !
  6. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    A 63-year-old female presents to your office for a routine check-up. She has no present complaints. Her past medical history includes DM, type 2, and hypertension. Her current medications include glyburide and atenolol. She does not smoke. She drinks 2-3 glasses of wine 1-2 times a week. Three...
  7. USMLE Step 1 Bits & Pieces
    The difference between the labs in two disease is clearly differentiated in the following table
  8. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    A 61-year-old male is admitted to your service for swelling of the abdomen. You detect ascites on clinical examination and perform a paracentesis. The results show a white blood cell count of 300 leukocytes/µL with 35% polymorphonuclear cells. The peritoneal albumin level is 1.2 g/dL, protein is...
  9. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    A 28-year-old male with HIV and a CD4 count of 4/µL is admitted to the hospital with several days of epigas-tric boring abdominal pain radiating to the back with asso-ciated nausea and bilious vomiting. He has a history of disseminated mycobacterial disease, cryptococcal pneumonia, and injection...
  10. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    A two year old girl child is brought to the outpatient with features of hand wringing stereotype movements impaired language and communication development, breath holding spells, poor social skills and deceleration of head growth after 6 months of age.The most likely diagnosis is A Autism. B...
  11. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    A 2 years child with vit D resistent rickets was evaluated. His lab investigation reveal. Serum calcium - 9 mg/dl Serum phosphate - 2.4 mg/dl. Serum alkaline phosphate - 1041 IU Parathormone level - 59 units. The likely diagnosis is: a. Distal renal tubular acidosis. b. Vit D dependent...
  12. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    You are seeing a healthy, full-term infant just after delivery. The mother plans on breast-feeding the baby and asks you how long immunity transferred to the baby from the pregnancy would be present. When does passively transferred maternal IgG antibody reach a nadir? (A) 1–2 months (B) 3–6...
  13. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    Your patient presents with difficulty in naming objects, finds it distressing. He has difficulty repeating the sentence you told him. On examination: he is unable to carry out verbal commands, what aphasia is this? a. Broca's aphasia b. Wernicke's aphasia c. Gerstmann syndrome d. Conduction...
  14. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    A 21-year-old female, gravida 1 , para 0, who recently emigrated from Zimbabwe presents for prenatal counseling in her 341h week of pregnancy. She received no prenatal care. Ultrasound evaluation reveals lower-than-normal fetal length and markedly reduced fetal head size. Which of the following...
  15. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    Hello doctors, In the diagnosis of hypopituitarism... What is the best test to diagnose Growth hormone deficiency? Also, what is the best test to diagnose ACTH deficiency? I'm a bit confused about the right answers, is it insulin stimulation test for both GH and ACTH? because in master the...
  16. USMLE Step 1 Bits & Pieces
    Here's a list of Nephrotic syndrome diseases with their corresponding histomorphologic images. Click image to enlarge MCD Click image to enlarge Note: There is no Space between Podocyte processes. Compare it with normal: Click image to enlarge This is From Jaquiera Histology. Focal...
  17. USMLE Step 1 Bits & Pieces
    Guys I'm doing all this nephritic and nephrotic syndrome in Goljan RR. And I think that looking at the histomorphology of them is the best way to memorize all the IC patterns and deposits. hope these will help. click image to enlarge Berger IgA GN: H&E: click image to enlarge IF...
  18. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    Is there any easy way to learn these leukemias and lymphomas that I don't know of... I find them really hard ... are there any posts here as to help us cram them ... I cant find any, if anyone can help me ... anything
  19. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    UW Qs id 2036 in its explanation says that Mixed connective tissue disease has snRNP Atbs, but as far as i know the one that has these atb's is SLE. and mixed connective tissue disease has anti U1 RNP antibodies. anybody?
  20. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    A famous 35-year old male drummer of a heavy metal band complains of hearing loss. He has been on the road much of his life on tour at the demand of his fans, which are mostly females. He reports hearing the vibration from the Weber test louder in his right ear, and his Rinne test is normal...
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