Flashcards in 6/4/13 Deck (21)
What acute visual problem occurs most commonly in women 20-45 y.o. and presents with marked loss of color vision (in addition to central scotoma and afferent pupillary defect)?
What disease is commonly associated w/ optic neuritis?
What kind of drug is clomipramine?
What disorder is clomipramine commonly used for?
What is the drug of choice for treating performance-related anxiety?
Elderly person w/ sudden onset of flashing lights, floaters and "curtain coming down" over their eyes. Dx?
Sudden painless loss of vision in one eye. Fundoscopic exam: pale optic disc w/ cherry-red fovea. Dx?
Central Retinal Artery Occlusion (CRAO)
How can you tell leukemoid reaction from CML with standard lab tests?
leukocyte alkaline phosphatase (LAP) is high in leukemoid rxn (not CML)
What is the mutation in polycythemia vera and its effect?
JAK2 --> hypersensitivity to EPO
What is the characteristic appearrance of the rash of disseminated gonnorrhea?
red macules evolving into hemorrhagic pustules
What cells in the granulomas of sarcoidosis activate excess Vit. D?
What is the first step if a peds pt has pharyngitis?
rapid strep test
What is the next step if the rapid strep test is negative?
What is the first-line tx for strep throat?
What is a good tx for strep throat if pt is allergic to penicillin?
What is the best prognostic indicator in COPD?
Hyperhomocystinemia is classically assoc'ed w/ what non-genetic condition?
What disease would give a Marfanoid habitus and striae?
What, again, is the defect in Marfan's syndrome?
What is the defect in Ehlers-Danlos syndrome?
lysyl hydroxylase deficiency