Physiology

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Physiology
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2010-06-13 16:19:33
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  1. Lung compliance is increased in patients with?
    Emphysema
  2. 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
  3. Pulsatile vessels palpable along the patient's ribs are indicative of?
    Coarctation of the aorta - Adult type, post-ductal
  4. Adult type coarctation of the aorta comes with a triad of:
    • Upper body hypertensions
    • Diminished lower extremity pulses
    • Enlarged intercostal artery collaterals
  5. Decreased synthesis and net loss of dermal collagen and elastin is a sign of?
    Normal aging
  6. 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.
  7. What is the most important environmental risk factor for pancreatic cancer?
    Smoking
  8. Malignant tumors in the head, neck, esophagus and liver are associated with?
    Alcohol consumption
  9. Occlusion of the IVC or the hepatic vein with centrilobular congestion and necrosis is known as?
    Budd-Chiari syndrome
  10. Periarterial lymphatic sheath (PALS) & red pulp of spleen?
    T cells
  11. Positive selection in the thymus
    MHC restriction
  12. negative selection in the thymus
    nonreactive to self

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