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What is a colloid cyst?

This is a cyst found in the 3rd ventricle and increases intracranial pressure. Findings include nausea, vomiting, headache. There is presense of mucin-producing ciliated cells similar to respiratory epithelium.

What other malignancies originate in the 3rd ventricle?

Craniopharyngioma, cysticercus cyst (T. solium infection), echinococcus cyst (Echinococcus granulosus), and pilocytic astrocytoma.

Muscle fibers

muscle fibers

What cells are increased in CML?

Neutrophils and metamyelocytes.

What cells are increased in CLL?

Lymphocytes.

What cells are decreased in myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS)?

Bone-marrow cells: Red, white cells, and platelets (pancytopenia).

What nerve is used in hip abduction?

Superior gluteal nerve.

What are allotypes?

These are genetic markers found on different immunoglobulin molecules. Children have the same allotypes as their parents.

What are idiotypes?

Idiotypes are produced in response to specific antigens.

What are isotypes?

Isotypes of immunoglobulin are the five major classes of immunoglobulin: IgA, IgG, IgM, IgD, and IgD.

How does Strep. Pyogenes produce extra virulence?

Lysogenic conversion: temperate phage DNA is inserted into the bacterial chromosome and it becomes a prophage.

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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
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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
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11. Random Stroke Facts

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USMLE Step 2 CS Videos

1. Video of Cardiology Examination in a Clinical Setting
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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
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8. Video and Description of Weber Hearing Test

USMLE Laboratory (lab) Values

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