Random USMLE Facts volume 8-9

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Random USMLE Facts volume 8-9:

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What are the findings in a panic disorder?

• Three attacks in a three week period.
• Abrupt onset of symptoms.
• Hypertension and peptic ulcer - commonly associate medical diagnosis.
• Fear, palpitations, trembling, sweating, hyperventilation.

What will happen in the hand if the medial nerve is injured?

Weakness in first and second lumbricals.

How can insulin deficiency lead to metabolic acidosis?

Insulin deficiency can lead to increased ketone production, which, in turn cause diabetic ketoacidosis.

What happens due to rupture of chordae tendineae?

Mitral regurgitation; there is a systolic murmur heard on the 5th intercoastal space mid axillary line.

Mitral Regurgitation:

mitral regurgitation

What is seen in the above diagram?

Mitral regurgitation.

What does it mean if the nitroblue tetrazolium test is "negative?"

Chronic granulomatous disease - defective NADPH oxidase.

What happens to antibody production in AIDS patients?

During full-blown AIDS, IgG, IgA, and IgE cannot be produced. Only IgM is produced.

Some notes on heart defects:

Also see: Notes on Heart Muscle Mechanics
• Normal preload is 10 mm Hg.
• Systolic murmur heard in the upper right sternal border is found in aortic stenosis.
• Left ventricular systolic pressure and aortic systolic pressure are the same with pure aortic regurgitation.
• There is elevated pulmonary wedge pressure (left atrial pressure) in mitral regurgitation.
• Pulmonic regurgitation would result in high wedge pressure and pulmonic stenosis would result in a low wedge pressure.
• Tricuspid stenosis would result in elevated diastolic gradient between right atrium and right ventricle.

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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

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1. General Examination for Internal Medicine
2. Jugular Venous Distention Workup
3. ER Chest Pain Workup
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5. Pulmonary Examination for Internal Medicine
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11. Random Stroke Facts

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