A MKSAP case study of menorrhagia marks the return of this popular feature to ACP Internist.
Direct antiglobulin (Coombs) test:. Negative. A bone marrow aspiration reveals a “dry tap.” A peripheral blood smear and bone marrow biopsy are shown.
A 51-year-old man is evaluated in the emergency department for a 12-hour history of fever, chills, headache, and weakness. He works on his farm in Maine and spends a considerable part of most days outside, but he is not aware of any tick or mosquito
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
She reports no chest pain, dizziness, near-syncope, or syncope. An exercise stress test and echocardiogram were normal when she was evaluated for palpitations 1 year ago. ... For patients with bothersome palpitations, the initial diagnostic test is
On examination, compared with the previous day's findings, the patient appears to be in more pain, visual acuity of the right eye is worse with Snellen's test, and the
A 55-year-old white man has a several-year history of epigastric pain and daily heartburn without dysphagia or weight loss.
High-resolution CT (HRCT) of the chest is the definitive diagnostic test for bronchiectasis.
B. Exercise treadmill stress test. C. Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator placement. D. Tilt-table test. ... An exercise treadmill stress test can be valuable for identifying an exercise-induced arrhythmia.
A CT scan of the chest is shown. Which of the following is the most appropriate test to perform next? ... An acetylcholine receptor (AChR) antibody test should be ordered. The mediastinum can be divided into three separate compartments (anterior, middle,