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1

What Sx would be present in Neimann-Pick disease but not Tay-Sachs?

hepatosplenomegaly and cervical lymphadenopathy

2

What are the 5 major Jones criteria for rheumatic fever?

polyarthritis
carditis
chorea
subcutaneous nodules
erythema marginatum

3

What is the Tx for rheumatic fever?

benzathine penicillin G

4

What is the Tx for mycoplasma?

erythroMYcin

5

What are the 3 most common causes of neonatal meningitis in order?

1. GBS
2. E. coli
3. Listeria

6

What 2 drugs may be used to treat nocturnal enuresis?

DDAVP (desmopressin) or imipramine (a TCA)

7

What vitamin is useful in measles? Why?

Vit. A. Immune enhancement and helps regeneration of respi and GI epithelia.

8

Diffuse thickening of the glomerular BM and subepithelial spikes are characteristic for what type of nephrotic syndrome?

membranous glomerulonephritis

9

What should be suspected in an infant that appears normal at birth but gradually develops apathy, weakness, hypotonia, large tongue, sluggish movement, abd. bloating, and an umbilical hernia?

congenital hypothyroidism

10

Where do most medulloblastomas develop?

cerebellar vermis

11

What would be the most obvious manifestation of posterior vermis syndrome?

truncal ataxia

12

What syndrome is characterized by precocious puberty, cafe-au-lait spots, and multiple bone defects (polyostotic fibrous dysplasia)?

McCune-Albright syndrome

13

What are the 3 P's of McCune_Albright sundrome?

Precocious puberty, pigmentation (cafe-au-lait spots), and polyostotic fibrous dysplasia