Flashcards in UWorld 2 Deck (19):
Back pain, esp. in lumbar area, w/ low-grade fever, elevated ESR, and possibly tenderness over the spine is should raise suspicion for what?
What is the most sensitive test for vertebral osteomyelitis?
MRI of spinal cord
What are two serious (and related) complications of vertebral osteomyelitis?
epidural abscess and spinal cord compression
What group of muscles does the femoral nerve innervate?
ant. thigh (quads, sartorius, pectineus)
Where does the femoral nerve provide sensation?
ant. thigh and medial leg
What branch of the femoral n. supplies sensory innervation to the medial leg?
What group of mm. does the obturator n. innervate?
medial thigh (adductor longus, brevis, and magnus [ant. pt.])
Where does the obturator n. provide sensation to?
To which compartement of the leg does the superficial peroneal nerve provide motor innervation?
To what compartment of the leg does the deep peroneal nerve provide motor innervation?
Where does the superficial peroneal n. provide cutaneous sensation?
dorsum of foot
Where does the deep peroneal n. provide cutaneous sensation?
first web space (btwn great and 2nd toes)
To which groups of muscles does the tibial nerve provide motor innervation?
post. thigh, post. leg, and plantar foot
Where does the tibial n. provide cutaneous sensation?
leg (except medial) and plantar foot
Pts w/ ______ complain of severe pain, pain w/ passive ROM, paresthesias, pallor, and paresis of affected limb.
What is the treatment for compartment syndrome?
The liver synthesizes all of the clotting factors except _______.
The long-term treatments of choice for bipolar disorder are litium or _______.