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tx Kaposi sarcoma

antiretroviral therapy (for HIV)
advanced: chemotherapy

2

pt has guillain barre. next step?

spirometry - serial measurements of FVC

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bacteria that cause acute epididymitis in young vs old

young: chlamydia, gonorrhea
old: e coli (associated with UTI)

4

first and second line tx for tinea corporis

1st: topical antifungals (clotrimazole, terbinafine)
2nd (or diffuse or on head): oral antifungals (griseofulvin, terbinafine)

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test for what diseases before starting methotrexate

hep B
hep C
TB

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tx hep B

young: interfereon
decompensated cirrhosis: tenofovir, entecavir

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tx hep C

pegylated interferon plus ribavirin

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first line tx for upper airway cough syndrome (postnasal drip)

oral first gen antihistamine (chlorpheniramine)

9

staph scalded skin syndrome affects what patients

children less than 10
kidney disease
immunocompromised

10

complication of mononucleosis

autoimmune hemolytic anemia that's Coombs positive

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virus most associated with dilated cardiomyopathy

coxsackie B

12

chronic granulomatous disease has issues with

catalase positive
- staph aureus
- serratia marcescens

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X linked agammaglobulinemia has issues with... & tx

pulm and GI infxns
IVIG

14

characteristics of Dengue fever

fever
HA
retroorbital pain
rash
myalgias, arthralgias

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characteristics of Trichinella

periorbital edema
myositis
eosinophilia
GI complaints
splinter hemorrhages

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tx of entamoeba histolytica

metronidazole

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tx of echinococcus

aspiration and albendazole

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sxs of entamoeba histolytica

bloody diarrhea
h/o travel
abd pain
incr WBCs
solitary liver lesion

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febrile neutropenic patient ANC less than 500 prone to infxn with

pseudomonas

20

HIV med that causes pancreatitis

didanosine

21

HIV med that causes hypersensitivity

abacavir (NRTI)

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HIV meds that cause lactic acidosis

NRTIs

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HIV meds that cause SJS

NNRTIs

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HIV med that causes liver failure

nevirapine (NNRTI)

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HIV med that causes nephropathy

indinavir (protease inhibitor)

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mono treated with PCN (b/c thought was strep) has what kind of rash

morbiliform rash that's on trunk (spares limbs)

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Hep C transfusion risk factor

if had transfusion before 1992

28

Hep B newborn screen started what year

1991

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tick bite, causing decr WBC, decr plt

Ehrlichiosis

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blood tests for acute hep B infxn

HBsAg and anti-Hbc