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What is a cause of sudden cardiac death in the general population?

Ischemic heart disease.

What is a cause of sudden cardiac death in the younger population?

Congenital anomalies, mitral valve prolapse.

Wallenberg Syndrome:

wallenberg syndrome

ABOVE: what is Wallenberg syndrome?

Lateral medullary syndrome (Wallenberg syndrome) is caused by posterior inferior cerebellar (PICA) occlusion. Some findings include: vertigo, nystagmus, nausea, vomiting, ipsilateral cerebellar signs, dysphagia, dysphonia, loss of pain and temperature in ipsilateral face and contralateral body, and Horner syndrome.

What are some findings in atrial myxoma?

Syncope, "plopping" sound during mid-systole, mitral valve obstruction. Histological examination reveals scattered mesenchymal cells in a myxoid background.

NOTE: a PSA level of over 10 implies prostatic carcinoma.

Tuberculosis most likely spreads to which back muscle and causes what?

Tuberculosis spreads to the psoas major and produces a psoas abscess; this muscle is involved in back flexion.

What does citrate do to phosphofructokinase 1?

In cytosol, citrate acts as a negative allosteric regulator of phosphofructokinase 1, the enzyme that catalizes the committed step of glycolysis.

What complications does maternal type 1 diabetes produce in the neonate?

Transposition of the great vessels, i.e., failure of the AP septum to twist.

What may be a cause of nephrotic syndrome in individuals with diabetes mellitus?

Ovoid hyaline masses in the periphery of the glomerulus.

What happens during calcification of the aortic valve?

A systolic murmur may be heard due to aortic stenosis. It should be noted that aortic stenosis causes increased afterload, hypertrophy, and dilation of the left ventricle.

What is the function of C3b and IgG?

Opsonization.

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