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-Hypothalamus estrogen receptor blocker. Prevents negative feedback estrogen has on GnRH.
-this inc. FSH & LH production which stimulates ovulation.
-used to treat infertility due to anovulation.
-can cause visual disturbances.
-partial androgen agonist
-used for endometriosis & hereditary angioedema.
-ADP receptor inhibitors
-this inhibits Gp2b/3a from being placed on receptor surface.
-watch out for neutropenia! (can present as mouth ulcers).
-derivatives of hirudin - the anticoagulant used by leeches.
-directly inhibit thrombin.
-used instead of heparin for pts w/HIT (heparin induced thrombocytopenia).
Abciximab side effects
what causes 99% of mitral stenosis
rheumatic heart disease
-inhibits adenosine deaminase (adenosine buildup is toxic - like in SCID)
-treatment for hairy cell leukemia.
-1st line treatment for modafinil.
De Quervain's thyroiditis
-jaw pain, tender thyroid
-assoc. w/mumps & coxsackie
-potential early thyrotoxicosis.
-BRAF (V600E mutation specific) kinase inhibitor
-used for metastatic melanoma
-FOAMy WHIPPed cream in a CAN
-PAS (+) foamy macrophages in lamina propria
pudendal nerve block
-relieve pain of delivery
Scaphoid. Whats unique about its blood supply?
Retrograde blood supply.
-avascular necrosis common here.
Dislocation of which bone can cause acute carpal tunnel?
Guyon canal syndrome. Which nerve compressed?
-commonly seen in cyclists due to pressure from handlebars.
Long thoracic nerve
-which nerves and where does it originate from?
-damage causes what?
roots of C5 - C7.
Mnemonic for terminal branches of brachial plexus
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