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Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency

leukocytosis
neutrophilia
no pus, poor wound healing

2

someone on digoxin, non-specific ST changes

do echo to look for areas of ventricular wall hypokinesia or akinesia

other conditions for this: LBBB, LVH, pacemaker, young females

3

alternative to carotid massage when there is carotid stenosis

forcefully exhaling against a closed mouth and nose (Valsalva maneuver)

4

neonatal thyrotoxicosis

transplacental passage of maternal anti-TSH receptor antibodies bind to infant TSH receptors and cause excessive thyroid hormone release

--> warm moist skin, tachycardia, irritability, low birth weight

resolves in 3 months

give methimazole plus beta blocker

5

guillain barre treatment

IVIG or plasmapheresis

6

granulomas in the lung

TB- caseating

sarcoid- non caseating

7

mitral valve prolapse treatment

ace and loop diuretic (after and preload reduction)

8

temporal lobe encephalopathy think

HSV

9

association with silicosis

TB`

10

amiodarone lung finding

foamy macrophages

11

reducing mortality in ARDS

low tidal volume ventilation

12

stable PE rx

low molecular weight heparin

13

NSAID bronchospasm

inhibit cyclooxygenase expression
--> prduction of leukotrienes (potent bronchoconstrictors)

14

how sarcoid causes hypercalcemia

increased production of vitamin D by granulomatous lesions

15

turners and swelling

dysgenesis of the lymphatic system

16

salvage treatment

when another treatment fails

17

rx for ALS

riluzole

18

mumps risk

aseptic meningitis

19

dogs and hepatic cyst

hydatid cyst (Echinococcus granulosus)

20

late term preggers complications

oligohydramnios
meconium aspiration
stillbirth
macrosomia
convulsions


c section
maternal infection
post partum hemorrhage
perineal trauma

21

thiking menopause? check

TSH and FSH

22

analgesic nephropathy is

tubuloinsterstitial nephritis

23

infective endocarditis heart sound (drug user)

systolic murmur increasing on inspiration (indicates tricuspid involvement)

24

gingival hypertrophy what chemotherapeutic agent?

cyclosporine

25

polysaccharide vaccine works how?

relatively t-cell independent B cell response

26

what drug causes low protein S?

warfarin (vitamin K dependent factors: 2, 7, 9, 10, c and s)

27

rx for pseudotumor cerebri

acetazolamide- inhibits choroid plexus carbonic anhdyrase

28

CHF most accurate test

MUGA scan

29

preemies and vaccines

give according to chronological age

30

elevated AFP prenatal means

gastroschisis