Random USMLE Facts volume 11-9

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Humerus Fracture:

humerus fracture

How is the anion gap calculated?

Gap = (Na+ + K+) - (HCO3- + Cl-)

What is GFAP?

Expressed by certain glial cells; used to confirm astrocytic origin of a neoplasm.

What is Ki-67?

Nuclear factor whose expression correlates with neoplastic replicative activity (i.e., a neoplasm's growth rate).

5-FU is an analog of?

Thymine.

How can testosterone lead to gynecomastia?

Testosterone is converted to estradiol in extraglandular tissues, leading to feminization. Another cause of gynecomastia is liver disease.

High Altitude Response:

high altitude response

What is granulocytic ehrlichiosis?

Granulocytic ehrlichiosis is caused by ehrlichia phagocytophila, an intracellular bacterium transmitted by the vector of Lyme disease, Ixodes tick, which also transmits babesia microti. The disease is similar to Rocky Mountain spotted fever without the rash. Treatment would be doxycycline.

What is Rocky Mountain spotted fever?

Rocky Mountain spotted fever is caused by rickettsia rickettsii transmitted by the dermacentor tick. Rocky Mountain spotted fever has a characteristic rash which begins on the ankles and wrist progressing toward the trunk. The Weil-Felix test is positive. Treatment would be doxycycline.

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6. Random USMLE Facts volume 6-1
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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
10. Random Sensory System Facts
11. Random Stroke Facts

Medical Files & Presentations

1. USMLE Flashcards [Size: 1.9 MB; Format: MS Powerpoint]
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3. Irritable Bowel Syndrome [Size: 170 kB; Format: MS Powerpoint]
4. Acid-Base Disturbance: Acidotic or Alkalotic? [Size: 427 kB; Format: PDF]
5. Thrombocytopenia [Size: 2.42 MB; Format: MS Powerpoint]
6. Are Face Transplants Ethical? [Size: 70.2 kB; Format: MS Powerpoint]

USMLE Step 2 CS Videos

1. Video of Cardiology Examination in a Clinical Setting
2. Video of Neurology Examination in a Clinical Setting
3. Video of Pulmonology Examination in a Clinical Setting
4. Video of Musculoskeletal Examination in a Clinical Setting
5. Video of Abdominal Examination in a Clinical Setting
6. Video of HEENT Examination in a Clinical Setting
7. Video and Description of Rinne Hearing Test
8. Video and Description of Weber Hearing Test

USMLE Laboratory (lab) Values

1. USMLE Blood Lab Values
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3. USMLE Hematologic Lab Values
4. USMLE Sweat and Urine Lab Values

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