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1

Which epicondyle of the humerus does the common extensor tendon of the forearm insert on?

lateral

2

The tendon of which muscle is most commonly injured in "tennis elbow", which results from small tears in the common extensor tendon of the forearm?

extensor carpi radialis brevis

3

Which epicondyle of the humerus do most of the flexor tendons of the forearm insert upon?

medial

4

What kind of back pain worsens with stright- or crossed-leg raise test?

herniated disk

5

At what Tanner stage does the breast enlarge in such a way that the areola has a separate, raised contour?

stage IV

6

What is the appropriate treatment for low-grade lymphomatoid transformation of the gastric mucosa (a.k.a. MALToma or marginal zone lymphoma)?

triple therapy for H. pylori

7

Why do people w/ avoidant personality disorder avoid interaction w/ other people?

feelings of inadequacy and fear of rejection

8

What should be suspected in an eczematous, ulcerating rash on the areola that doesn't respond to typical treatments (lotions, etc.) in a woman w/ no Hx of skin disease?

Paget's disease of the breast

9

What kind of breast cancer underly most cases of Paget's diseaes of the breast?

adenocarcinoma

10

What do the cells of Paget's disease of the breast look like on skin biopsy?

large cells surrounded by halos

11

What do you call breast carcinoma that has invaded into the dermal lymphatics, causing edema, erythema, and warmth?

inflammatory carcinoma

12

What is the classic, though rare, EKG finding in pulmonary embolism?

S1 Q3 T3
(The T-wave in lead III is inverted.)