A 32-year-old man is evaluated for a 2-month history of painless, violaceous skin nodules with surrounding edema on the chest, back, and lower extremities. He reports that he has sex with men. Medical history is significant for AIDS, with a CD4 cell
460 µg/24 h (1,268 nmol/24 h). Urine potassium, spot test:. 45 mEq/L (45 mmol/L) (normal, 17-164 mEq/L [17-164 mmol/L]).
A 46-year-old woman is evaluated for a 3-month history of a rash during the summertime. She is otherwise well and takes no medications. Following a physical exam, exam of the rash, and lab studies, what is the most likely diagnosis?.
A. aPTT mixing study. B. Direct antiglubulin (Coombs) test. C. Intravenous immune globulin. ... A positive test result would not explain the presence of schistocytes on the peripheral blood smear.
A 66-year-old man is evaluated in the emergency department following a fall 3 days ago, when he struck the right side of his chest against a table. Since that time he has experienced right-sided pleuritic chest pain and difficulty taking a deep
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A 50-year-old man is evaluated for a 6-month history of dysphagia. He describes a sensation of both solids and liquids sticking in the midesophageal area. This sensation has slowly worsened over time. He also describes intermittent midsternal
These acrostic-like puzzles, by ACP AssociateMember Justin Vader, MD, will test your medical knowledge and, we hope, provide a bitof fun. ... A: Babesia microtiB: Capnocytophaga canimorsusC: Rickettsia rickettsiiD: Vibrio vulnificus. See Test Yourself,
Antinuclear antibodytest results are negative, and anti-Ro/SSAantibody test results are positive. ... matosusD: Systemic lupus erythematosus. See Test Yourself, page 16, for answer.
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