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Dolichol is involved in the synthesis of which important liver protein?

Albumin.

Infant endocardial fibroelastosis is caused due to?

Intrauterine mumps virus.

Hirschsprung disease in most likely infants affects which part of the intestines?

Short segment involving the rectum. Findings include constipation, failure to pass stool, poor feeding, distended abdomen, and vomiting.

What protects tissue from reperfusion injury?

Glutathione peroxidase.

In amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, which CNS site is damaged the most?

Spinal cord.

Rheumatic fever most likely presents as a chronic disease affecting what part of the heart?

Mitral valve.

Notes on ovulation:

Follicular phase can be variable ~ 14-21 days.
Luteal phase is always constant ~ 14 days.

What may be a cause of painful, uncreative lesions on the penis?

Haemophilus ducreyi (do-cry because it is painful).

What are the rules of 10s and pheochromocytoma?

Pheochromocytoma: 10% are malignant; 10% are bilateral; 10% are extranodal; 10% calcify; 10% occur in kids; 10% are familial.

IgA deficiency:

Child is normal during the first couple of years of life, and then come frequent respiratory infections. IgA is a dimeric immunoglobulin.

What is injured when stopping yourself by grabbing onto something by one hand?

Lower part of the brachial plexus.

What are the important cells and cytokines of multiple sclerosis?

CD4+ TH1 lymphocytes, macrophages, and interferon-gamma. This is a type IV hypersensitivity disease.

What is the tumor marker for melanoma?

S-100.

Cystic Duct Stone:

cystic duct stone

In the above image (acute cholecystitis), where is the biliary stone most likely to be lodged?

Cystic duct (E).

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Random USMLE Facts

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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
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