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Night sweats ddx (2)

Main: TB, hyperthyroidism
Other: lymphoma, leukemia, acute HIV infection, (pheo, carcinoid syndrome)

2

W/u for night sweats (6)

1. PPD/quantiferon-TB gold
2. CBC
3. CXR
4. sputum gram stain, acid fast stain and culture
5. HIV antibody/RNA levels
6. TSH, free T4

3

Hx of TB (3)

1. night sweats
2. cough
3. immigrant, incarcerated, homeless

4

Questions for night sweats (5)

OPQRST
1. precipitants (food, meds)
2. constitutional symptoms
3. menstrual history
4. TB risk factors
5. assoc symptoms (diarrhea)

5

Exam for night sweats (6)

1. HEENT (LAD, thyroid)
2. heart
3. lung
4. abdomen (HSM)
5. skin
6. MSK for jt pain

6

Ddx for neck mass (5)

1. Hodgkin/non-Hodgkin lymphoma
2. TB
3. HIV
4. Thyroid nodule
5. Metastatic GI or head and neck malignancy

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Hx for Hodgkin/non-Hodgkin lymphoma (6)

1. unilateral, single 2cm neck mass
2. night sweats, fever, wt loss
3. loss of appetite, early satiety
4. painless and movable mass
5. no change in size
6. no symptoms of hyperthyroidism

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Hx for pregnancy (6)

1. N/V
2. worse in morning
3. fatigue
4. polyuria
5. missed menstrual cycle
6. sexually active (even with condom use)

(Ddx here includes DM, hypercalcemia, UTI)

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What are the symptoms of hypercalcemia?

"painful bones, renal stones, abdominal groans, and psychic moans,"

- increase thirst and urination, abd pan constipation, nausea, bone pain mc weakness, fatigue

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W/u for N/V (6)

1. Urine hCG
2. Pelvic exam
3. Transvaginal US
4. CBC
5. electrolytes, calcium, glucose (hypercalcemia, DM)
6. UA, Ux (UTI)

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W/u for neck mass (11)

1. CBC w/ diff
2. BMP
3. ESR, CRP
4. Lymph node biopsy
5. PDD/Quantiferon-TB GOLD
6. CXR
7. TSH
8. HIV antibody/RNA
9. US neck
10. upper endoscopy
11. FNA