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Hyperkalemia ECG

hyperkalemia ECG

What is the cause of the above EKG?

Hyperkalemia - increased potassium in the blood stream. One reason of increased potassium in the blood stream may be due to severe burns and/or trauma. Other symptoms of hyperkalemia may include numbness and tingling sensations in the damaged area.

What are the genetic findings in follicular lymphomas?

t(14, 18) and bcl-2 activation.

What is calreticulin?

Calreticulin is a chaperone protein that binds to an abnormally folded LDL receptor, resulting in hypercholesterolemia.

The level of which pregnancy hormone decreases in a nonviable?

Estriol.

Atrial Fibrillation ECG:

atrial fibrillation

In the above diagram, what is shown?

Atrial fibrillation (discrete P waves); give diltiazem.

What is the action of ANP?

Relax vascular smooth muscle and suppress the RAA system; decreasing plasma volume, vascular resistance, arterial pressure, and cardiac output.

What are the findings in primary adrenal insufficiency?

Decreased aldosterone and increased ACTH.

Which gram negative organism grows pink colonies (lactose fermenting) on MacConkey agar? What is the virulence factor?

E. coli; K1 capsule.

Thiamine Dimers:

thiamine dimers

What does the above diagram show? What are the findings?

Xeroderma pigmentosum; UV sensitivity, excessive freckling, multiple skin cancers, and corneal deposits.

Koilocyte:

koilocyte

What does the above diagram represent?

These are koilocytic cells, characteristic of HPV infection. These can cause anal carcinoma arising in a condyloma.

What metabolic abnormality accompanies diabetic ketoacidosis?

Hypokalemia.

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