The test of choice for confirming the diagnosis of atrial septal defect suspected on physical examination is transthoracic echocardiography.
A 27-year-old man is evaluated for leg pain. The patient is moderately obese (BMI=33) and had been sedentary until recently, when he joined a health club. However, after only a few minutes on the treadmill, he develops progressive pain in both his
Absolute neutrophil count:. 400/µL (0.4 10. 9. /L). Direct Coombs (antiglobulin) test:.
Chest radiographs are shown. Test Yourself MKSAP images 2010, American College of Physicians, Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP.
A 68-year-old man was admitted to the hospital 3 days ago for a non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction and underwent cardiac catheterization via the right groin. Today, the patient reports pain in his left toes and diffuse soreness in the left calf.
A 55-year-old white man has a several-year history of epigastric pain and daily heartburn without dysphagia or weight loss.
A 62-year-old man is evaluated for an asymptomiatic nodule on his should that has been present for more than 1 year. Skin findings are shown. What is the most likely diagnosis?.
A 70-year-old woman with hypothyroidism fell and fractured her hip. During preoperative evaluation for hip fracture repair, she mentions recent mild fatigue, which has not significantly limited performance of her daily activities, and ongoing right
Pseudothrombocytopenia is a laboratory artifact in which platelets drawn into an ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA)-anticoagulated test tube clump and fail to be counted accurately by the automated counter, resulting in a
Vaginal pH is 6.0, “whiff” test is positive. Results of saline microscopy are shown. ... A urine pregnancy test is negative. MKSAP photo (c) American College of Physicians.