Random USMLE Facts volume 1-3

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Random USMLE Facts volume 1-3:

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Dawson's Fingers:

(Below); seen in brain MRI of multiple sclerosis patients.

Dawson's Fingers

Stevens-Johnson syndrome:

Ethosuximide causes Stevens-Johnson syndrome: blistering of the oral, nasal, and genital mucosa, as well as the conjunctivae.

Pemphigus vulgaris:

Easily ruptured superficial vesicles that often crust and erode; IgG antibody against epidermal cell membrane.

Bullous pemphigoid:

Skin vesicles that are filled with a clear fluid; IgG antibody against epidermal basement membrane.

Irritable bowel syndrome:

Treat diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) with loperamide.

Peripheral tolerance:

When a peripheral T Helper lymphocyte receives the first signal (peptide-major histocompatibility complex) but no second signal (CD28-B7 ligation), that T lymphocyte undergoes anergy.

Ras:

Belongs to the guanosine triphosphate-binding proteins.

Erb and HER2:

Encode growth factor receptors.

Abl:

Has tyrosine kinase activity.

Glipizide:

(A sulfonylurea) closes potassium channels expressed in the cell membrane of pancreatic acinar cells.

Diverticulitis:

An inflammation of diverticula, often occurs in the sigmoid colon.

Hepatitis B tx:

One treatment for hepatitis B: lamivudine and interferon-alpha.

Gastric ulcer bleeding:

When a gastric ulcer in the posterior duodenum erodes through the intestinal wall, it erodes the gastroduodenal artery, and this causes profuse bleeding.

Left gastric artery:

Left gastric artery supplies the superior lesser curvature of the stomach.

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Additional Readings:

Random USMLE Facts

1. Random USMLE Facts volume 1-1
2. Random USMLE Facts volume 2-1
3. Random USMLE Facts volume 3-1
4. Random USMLE Facts volume 4-1
5. Random USMLE Facts volume 5-1
6. Random USMLE Facts volume 6-1
7. Random USMLE Facts volume 7-1
8. Random USMLE Facts volume 8-1
9. Random USMLE Facts volume 9-1
10. Random USMLE Facts volume 10-1
11. Random USMLE Facts volume 11-1
12. Random USMLE Facts volume 12-1

General and Systemic Examinations

1. General Examination for Internal Medicine
2. Jugular Venous Distention Workup
3. ER Chest Pain Workup
4. Format for Patient Presentation
5. Pulmonary Examination for Internal Medicine
6. Cardiac Examination for Internal Medicine
7. Abdominal Examination for Internal Medicine
8. Cranial Nerve Reflexes
9. Motor System Examination
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11. Random Stroke Facts

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USMLE Step 2 CS Videos

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