Flashcards in 5/25/13 c Deck (20):
What causes multiple annular, scaly patches on the scap with the hairs broken off just above?
What is the treatment of choice for tinea capitis?
What disease is characterized by polyneuropathy, lymphadenopathy, hepatosplenomegaly, and orange-yellow tonsillar hyperplasia?
What is deficient in tangier disease?
alphalipoprotein --> HDL
What is the danger of tangier disease?
early cardiovascular disease
What does MD BRAIN SOAP, the diagnostic criteria for SLE, stand for?
What is the best screening Ab fror SLE?
What 2 Abs are most specific for SLE?
anti-dsDNA and anti-Smith
Which of the 2 Abs most specific for SLE indicates disease severity by its serum levels?
What type of lung cancer fills the alveolar spaces without destroying the surrounding parenchyma, and therefore resembles lobar pneumonia on X-ray?
Which type of lung cancer most commonly forms central cavitary lesions in the lungs and manifests w/ cough hemoptysis, and atelectasis caused by obstruction?
squamous cell carcinoma
What type of lung cancer produces PTHrP?
squamous cell ca.
What type of lung cancer produces ADH and ACTH?
In what part ovf the lung does adenocarcinoma typically arise?
What causes the cyanosis of Tetralogy of Fallot?
deoxygenated blood pumped into the systemic circulation
What physical defects of ToF allow deoxygenated blood to flow into the left heart?
VSD and pulmonic stenosis
What physical abnormality characterizes Ebstein's anomaly?
downwardly displaced tricuspid valve
What would the EKG of Ebstein's anomaly show?
Right atrial enlargement
What types of coronary vesel occlusion would necessitate immediate CABG?
>50% occlusion of left main; 3 vessel disease; left main equivalent: 70% stenosis of proximal LAD and left circumflex