Flashcards in 5/14/13 Deck (23)
What is the most common cause of death in acute myocardial infarction?
What is another name for VF?
reentrant ventricular arrhythmia
What is the first-line medical treatment for idiopathic benign intracranial hypertension (pseudotumor cerebri)?
The mnemonic SIG E CAPS can be used to remember the criteria (5/9) for diagnosing major depression. What does it stand for?
What 3 hormones are deficient in women suffering from secondary amenorrhea due to excessive exercise and undernutrition?
LH, FSH, and ESTROGEN
What should be done for low-risk pts w/ ASC-US on Pap smear and CIN I on colpscopic biopsy?
repeat Pap smear in 6 and 12 mos or do HPV testing at 12 mos
If a newborn babe presents with hand paralysis and ipsilateral ptosis and miosis, what kind of paralysis is it?
Klumpke's paralysis (C7, C8, and T1)
What are the two most common organisms causing unilateral lymphadenitis in children in order?
S. aureus, GAS
What organism tends to cause unilateral lymphadenitis in children, along w/ fever, chills, headache, and malaise after contact with a rabbit, hamster, or blood-sucking arthropod?
Pain and decreased visual acuity w/in six weeks of ophthalmic surgery with swollen eyelids and conjunctiva, hypopyon, corneal edema, and infection. Dx?
Pt. has proptosis, ophthalmoplegia, chemosis, and visual loss folowing sinus infection. Dx?
cavernous sinus thrombosis
Ophthalmology: What is chemosis?
edema/swelling of conjunctiva
Ophthalmology: What is hypopyon?
leukocytic exudate in anterior chamber
When should a pt w/ FAP undergo proctocolectomy?
at age of Dx
What does CREST syndrome stand for again?
Young womoan w/ bilateral trigeminal neuralgia is a red light for what?
What pathogen causes aseptic meningitis?
What characterizes first-degree heart block?
prolonged PR interval (>0.2 sec)
What are the 3 most common causes of acute bacterial rhinosinusitis in children?
Pneumococcus, H. influenzae (non-typeable), and Moraxella catarrhalis
What is the treatment of choice for acute bacterial rhinosinusitis?
Dysmenorrhea, heavy menses, and an enlarged uterus is classic for _______.
What causes pelvic congestion syndrome?
varicose vv. in the lower abd.