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1

What characterizes pleuritic chest pain?

pain on inspiration

2

Is helical (spiral) CT for PE done w/ or w/o contrast?

with

3

This condition is characterized by blistering in sun-exposed areas, fragility of the skin on the dorsal surfaces of the hands, facial hypertrichosis, and hyperpigmentation.

porphyria cutanea tarda

4

What infection is porphyria cutanea tarda commonly associated with?

Hep C

5

What causes B-type Sx and possibly lytic bone lesions and ulcerative skin lesions, and is most prevalent in the Great Lakes, Mississippi River and Ohio River basins?

blastomycosis

6

What is the location of a stroke characterized by contralateral motor and/or sensory deficits more pronounced in the upper limb and homonymous hemianopsia?

MCA

7

What symptom may occur, specifically if a stroke occurs in the MCA on the dominant side?

aphasia

8

What symptom may occur, specifically if a stroke occurs in the MCA on the non-dominant side?

hemineglect and/or anosognosia

9

What is the location of a stroke that is characterized by contralateral motor/sensory deficits (more pronounced in the lower limb), and possibly urinary incontinence, gait apraxia, and abulia?

ACA

10

What is the location of a stroke that is characterized by homonymous hemianopsia, alexia w/o agraphia (dom hemisphere), visual hallucinations, sensory Sx, CN III palsy, and motor deficits?

PCA

11

What is the typical skin manifestation of sarcoidosis?

erythema nodosum

12

What is erythema nodosum again?

tender red nodules on both shins

13

What is a fungal infection endemic to the Southwest that can cause fever, cough, night sweats, and affect the skin, meninges, and skeleton?

coccidoidomycosis

14

What is the histo description of blastomycosis?

broad-based budding yeast

15

What may be used to Tx symptomatic blastomycosis?

itraconazole or amphotericin B

16

What is the fancy medical term for color blindness?

dyschromatopsia

17

What ocular manifesation of neurofibromatosis type 1 causes slowly progressive unilateral vision loss and dyschromatopsia?

optic glioma

18

Reed-Sternberg giant cells (Owl's eye cells) are diagnostic for _______.

Hodgkin's disease

19

What is the main tx for pericarditis occuring weeks after an MI (Dressler's Syndrome)?

NSAIDs