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when do you give VZIg for prophylaxis after exposure?
to immunocompromised patients within 10 days, otherwise the vaccine is sufficient
most feared complication of retropharyngeal abscess
what infection of the mouth can cause spread infection to the submandibular gland
what is the 2nd most common peripheral aneurysm
what effect does estrogen(pregnancy) have on the requirement of thyroxine
it increases the need for thyroxine
next step when a clinical diagnosis of pyelonephritis is evident
- blood cultures and treat
- ct only after refractory to treatment
1 pathological cause of hyperemesis gravidarum
gestational trophoblastic disease, next step is beta hcg measurement
photophobia, dermatitis, chelosis(fissuring at the corner of the mouth), what vitamin deficiency?
vit b 1 causea what two syndrome
- wet beri beri
- wernicke korsakoff
nuclear remnants in rbc after splenectomy
howell jowel bodies
what lab abnormalities are seen in cholesterol emboli syndrome
- low complement
def of vitb12, folate and b6 will produce elevations of what chemical
rx for lyme if doxy cannot be given?
in what disease is apophyseal joint arthritis seen
hemi-anesthesia + dyasthenesia is caused by a stroke in what part of the brain
rmsf and meningococcal meningitis are similar in that they produce a rash, how are they different
rmsf does not ususally produce a picture of meningitis
rx for diabetic gastropathy
4 anterior mediastinal massess?
- terrible lymphoma
- middle--trachea, bronchogenic, pericardial, enteric cysts, svc, ivc, aorta
- posterior--esophagus, azygos vein, aorta
characteristics of neurofibromatosis type 2?
- acoustic shwannomas
what causes dead space ventilation?
- vascular obstruction
- av shunting---alveoli obstruction
most accurate test for endometiosis
manifestation of vascular ring
stridor in elderly kids
chronic smoker and clubbing of fingers, next step
in what context do you get babesios
with tick bites along with lyme disease
loss to follow up produces what kind of bias
what is ascertainment bias
which of the malaria causing species of plasmodium does not cause a cyclical fever