Flashcards in 6/13/13 a Deck (26)
Why would neonates born to diabetic mothers possibly have polycythemia?
high basal lvls of glucose lower the metabolic rate
Why would the neonate of a diabetic mother have hypocalcemia?
parathyroid hormone suppression
Vulvar lesions accompanied by pruritis, soreness, and/or vag discharge in a middle-aged woman.
vulvar lichen planus
Thin, white, crinkly skin on the vulvae of a postmenopausal woman w/ intense pruritis.
Which 2 personality disorders can have short-lived psychotic episodes?
schizotypal and borderline
Lidocaine is used for arrhythmias originating in the _______.
What causes subacute pneumonia in immunocompromised pts and appears in Gram stain as crooked, branching, beaded, Gram(+) and partially acid-fast filaments?
What is the most common site of extrapulmonary dissemination of pulmonary nocardiasis?
What is used to treat nocardiasis?
What is the most likely cause of generalized muscle pain/tenderness in a middle-aged woman w/o muscle weakness or joint swelling?
Which disease that causes proximal muscle pain in older pts is assoc'ed w/ temporal arteritis?
_______ is characterized by symmetric proximal muscle WEAKNESS and mild pain. Elevation of CK and inflammation of the muscle fibers also occurs.
What differentiates hypertenstive urgency from hypertensive emergency?
signs of end-organ comlications
In what conditions are Howell-Jolly bodies seen?
Erythematous lesions w/ central scale and a sandpaper texture on a sun-exposed area of an older person's skin.
Which kind of skin cancer do 1% of actinic keratoses develop into?
Which 2 long-acting benzos are preferred in the tx of delirium tremens?
lorazepam and diazepam
What is the use of flumazenil?
What is the most common/strongest risk factor for acute aortic dissection?
What is the DLCO in emphysema?
What is the DLCO in chronic bronchitis?
What are the most common primary intracardiac tumors?
Does Dubin-Johnson syndrome cause a primarily conjugated or unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia?
conjugated (remember, Dubin is stuck in a closet)
What should you suspect as a cause of pericarditis in a pt w/ renal failure?
What must be done to treat uremic pericarditis?