Random USMLE Facts volume 12-3

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Random USMLE Facts volume 12-3:

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Cowdry-type inclusions are diagnostic for?

Herpesviruses.

Guarnieri bodies are diagnostic for?

Smallpox virus.

Negri bodies are diagnostic for?

Rabies.

Koilocytes are diagnostic for?

HPV infection.

What are some findings in botulinum intoxication?

Muscle weakness, heart palpitations, tachycardia, mydriasis, and elevated body temperature.

What happens in anterior spinal artery occlusion?

Medial medullary syndrome: contralateral hemiparesis, loss of vibration and tactile sensation, tongue "licks the affected side."

Medial Medullary Syndrome:

medial medullary syndrome table

What makes up the "starry sky" pattern in Burkitt lymphoma?

Small lymphocytes with interspersed macrophages surrounded by clear spaces. This occurs due to c-myc activation due to t(8:14).

What is the treatment of fungal nail infection (onychomycosis)?

Terbinafine.

What are the findings in McCune-Albright syndrome?

Precocious puberty, cafe-au-lait spots (hyperpigmented macules on skin), fibrous dysplasia characterized by multiple localized whorls of connective tissue.

Gene Frequency Calculations:

gene calc

Calculate the gene frequencies of alleles 1 and 2:

Allele 1:

4x2 + 8 + 3 = 19.
19 / (50x2) = .19

Allele 2:

5 + 9 = 14.
14 / (50x2) = .14

What are serine proteases? And what are they most similar to in terms of structure and function?

Serine proteases are enzymes that cleave proteins. Examples of serine proteases would be trypsin and chymotrypsin. Other examples include plasmin, thrombin, plasminogen, cathepsin G, and elastase.

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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
10. Random Sensory System Facts
11. Random Stroke Facts

Medical Files & Presentations

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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
2. USMLE Cerebrospinal Lab Values
3. USMLE Hematologic Lab Values
4. USMLE Sweat and Urine Lab Values

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