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Posterior vermis syndrome – associated with? Symptoms?

Medulloblastoma; truncal dystaxia

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Agammaglobulinemia versus common variable deficiency?

Both have recurrent infections and decreased immunoglobulins

6 months old at presentation versus 15 to 35 years

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Proposed mechanism for hemophilic arthropathy?

Iron deposition, synovial thickening with fibrosis

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Sx of polycythemia in newborns?

1. Respiratory distress, tachypnea, cyanosis (decreased pulmonary blood flow due to hyperviscosity)
2. Hypoglycemia, hypocalcemia

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Howell-Jolly bodies – stain? Remnants of?

Wright stain. Nucleated remnants within red blood cells

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Juvenile angiofibroma - Sx?

Epistaxis, localized mass, bone erosion on the back of nose

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Craniopharyngioma versus pituitary adenoma

Calcified lesion above the sella, diabetes insipidus, hypothyroidism, growth hormone deficiency versus prolactinoma and no calcification