Random USMLE Facts volume 8-1

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What is schizophreniform disorder?

Clinical manifestations of schizophrenia together with negative symptoms. Symptoms last from 1-6 months. Symptoms of schizophrenia last from over 6 months.

Why does pulmonary edema and hypotension occur in patients with aortic stenosis?

Due to decreased left ventricular preload.

What type of cells mediate poison IV dermatitis (type IV hypersensitivity)?

T lymphocytes.

NOTE: varicella zoster virus (VZV) causes shingles (herpes zoster).

Brain Cross-Section:

brain cross section

In the above image:
A = globus pallidus.
B = putamen.
C = internal capsule.
D = caudate nucleus.
E = amygdale.

What is a fatal side-effect of fenfluramine, dexfenfluramine, and phentermine?

Secondary pulmonary hypertension caused by right ventricular hypertrophy.

Activity of what enzyme leads to adenoma development?

COX-2.

What type of anemia do women of child-bearing age most likely suffer from?

Iron-deficiency anemia (low ferritin and high TIBC).

How many calories per gram are released from proteins, carbohydrates, and fats?

Proteins and carbohydrates release 4 calories per gram, and fats release 9 calories per gram.

What are the three main types of hemoglobins?

Hemoglobin A, hemoglobin S, and hemoglobin C. Hemoglobin C (missense mutation) moves at the slowest rate toward the anode.

What is an axonal reaction?

These are changes seen in a neuronal body after the axon is severed. The cell body becomes edematous, swollen, rounded, and the nucleus is displaced to the periphery. Nissl substance spreads throughout the cytoplasm. These findings indicate axonal regeneration.

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