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Commonest cause of sudden cardiac death in Adults:

atherosclerotic CAD or diagnosable cardiomyopathy

85%

2

Commonest cause of sudden cardiac death in young athletes:

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

3

commonest causes of sudden cardiac death in children:

myocarditis

coronary artery anomalies

(30% idiopathic)

4

anti-PR3 antibodies?

Wegener's

5

anti-glomerular basement membrane antibodies:

Goodpasture's

6

Distal extremity arteritis in heavy smokers's

Buerger's disease

7

#1 cause of morbidity and mortality in developed countries:

Vascular disease due to CAD and stroke

8

commonest cause of secondary HTN:

Renal disease

9

First thing to do in suspected Giant Cell Temporal arteritis?

Empiric steroid BEFORE biospy

10

Medium sized vessel vasculitis in children?

Kawasaki disease

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Majority of vasculitis effects __________ vessels.

Small