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91

What types of patients are typically assoc w/ PDA? what is a common complication?

premature & congenital rubella;

endarteritis

92

Where do red (hemorrhagic) infarcts occur? pale infarcts

red infarcts => tissues w/ collateral circulation => lung, intestine, post-reperfusion

pale infarcts => solid tissue w/ single blood supply => brain, kidney, spleen

93

How does septic shock mimic artervenous fistula (high flow state)?

ALL arterioles are vasodilator leading to increased CO

94

What can LAD infarction cause?

LBBB, anterior wall rupture & mural thrombi

95

What can RCA infarction cause?

LV papillary rupture, posterior flail leaflet & MR

96

How does constrictive pericarditis present?

Kussmaul's sign & pericardial knock

97

Compare platelet counts in Henoch Schonlein purpura & ITP

platelet counts normal to elevated in HSP;

decreased in ITP

98

Pt w/ Sx in multiple organ systems & palpable purpura, what should be highest on Ddx?

small vessel vasculitis