A 32-year-old man comes to the office after being told at a health fair screening that he had blood in his urine.
A 58-year-old man is counseled before undergoing colonoscopy and polypectomy in 10 days' time. Two years earlier, he had an inferior wall myocardial infarction. His medications are low-dose aspirin, atorvastatin, metoprolol, and enalapril. What is
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A 52-year-old woman is evaluated for a 1-year history of a 6.8-kg (15-lb) weight gain, easy bruising, hypertension, and worsening diabetes control. Lab studies reveal hypercortisolism. What is the most likely cause?
A 28-year-old man is evaluated for a 3-week history of “stuffiness,” decreased hearing, and discomfort in his left ear. He has no other symptoms and otherwise feels well except for mild nasal congestion that he attributes to seasonal allergies.
This is the best test when looking for blood, Dr. Paauw said. ... Outside tests include a normal CBC, ESR, TSH, SMA 20, Monospot test, and negative HIV test.
A 75-year-old woman is evaluated in the hospital 4 hours after onset of chest pain with findings of an ST-elevation myocardial infarction. She was taken emergently to the catheterization laboratory and underwent emergency percutaneous coronary
9. /L). Absolute neutrophil count:. 400/µL (0.4 10. 9. /L). Direct Coombs (antiglobulin) test:.
A 62-year-old woman is evaluated for a 4-month history of decreased exercise tolerance, joint stiffness, mild weakness, and a rash on her hands. She has noted increasing difficulty carrying heavy objects and feels exhausted after climbing stairs.
C. HLA B27 testing. D. Nucleic acid amplification urine test for Neisseria gonorrhoeae. ... The correct answer is D: Nucleic acid amplification urine test for Neisseria gonorrhoeae.