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Flashcards in Chest/Neuro/Endocrine/Skin/Soft Tissue Deck (24):
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Size of pneumothorax small enough for expectant management

less than 3cm

2

Age and pack-year history for CT lung cancer screening

55; 30

3

Diagnosis of lung cancer

CT-guided biopsy (peripheral), bronchoscopic biopsy (central)

4

Skin cancer: describes depth of invasion

Clark Level

5

Skin cancer: describes measurement of tumor from top of epidermal layer to the base

Breslow Measurement

6

SLNB diagnosis in skin cancer

Lymphoscintigraphy

7

Most common melanoma type

superficial spreading

8

Most common site of GIST

Stomach

9

Mutation associated with GIST

c-kit

10

Diagnosis of necrotizing soft tissue infection

CT

11

Treatment of thyroid toxic adenoma

lobectomy and isthmectomy

12

Most common thyroid carcinoma

Papillary

13

Treatment of papillary or follicular thyroid carcinoma

Excision, radioactive iodine, and levothyroxine

14

Treatment of anaplastic thyroid carcinoma

chemotherapy and external beam radiotherapy

15

Diagnosis of Adrenal tumor

CT/MRI

16

Screening for primary aldosteronism

aldosterone/renin ratio

17

In pheochromocytoma, ____ blockade should precede ____ blockade

alpha; beta

18

Diagnosis and treatment of acute organ rejection

biopsy; steroid bolus (Antilymphocyte agents or anti-thymocyte serum if refractory)

19

Time course of acute organ rejection

5 days to 3 months

20

Most common intracranial tumor

Metastasis

21

Which diagnosis? child with short stature for age, bitemporal hemianopsia

Craniopharyngioma

22

Diagnosis of Acromegaly

Somatomedin C level and pituitary MRI

23

Which diagnosis? loss of upward gaze (sunset eyes)

Pineal gland tumor

24

Diagnosis brain abscess

CT