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Lung compliance is increased in patients with?
Mixed venous blood oxygen content is increased when?
When abnormal hemoglobin binds with grater avidity to oxygen preventing unloading of oxygen in the tissues or in conditons where oxidative metabolism is inhibited such as in cyanide toxicity
Pulsatile vessels palpable along the patient's ribs are indicative of?
Coarctation of the aorta - Adult type, post-ductal
Adult type coarctation of the aorta comes with a triad of:
Upper body hypertensions
Diminished lower extremity pulses
Enlarged intercostal artery collaterals
Decreased synthesis and net loss of dermal collagen and elastin is a sign of?
Palpable but non-tender gallbladder, weight loss, and obstructive jaundice (associated with pruritus, dark urine, and pale stools) are all signs of?
Adenocarcinoma at the head of the pancreas compressing the common bile duct.
What is the most important environmental risk factor for pancreatic cancer?
Malignant tumors in the head, neck, esophagus and liver are associated with?
Occlusion of the IVC or the hepatic vein with centrilobular congestion and necrosis is known as?
Periarterial lymphatic sheath (PALS) & red pulp of spleen?
Positive selection in the thymus
negative selection in the thymus
nonreactive to self