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Question#1 (reveal difficulty score)
53 yo woman w/GERD. Diet change, stress ...
Omeprazole πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#7 (reveal difficulty score)
48 yo woman, 2 weeks of fever and stool with ...
Entamoeba histolytica πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#24 (reveal difficulty score)
62 yo woman with sudden weakness of left leg; ...
Right anterior cerebral artery πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#34 (reveal difficulty score)
12 yo girl unable to walk for 5 days but is ...
Conversion disorder πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#35 (reveal difficulty score)
5 yo boy, R eye pain for 1 week; retinal exam ...
Retinal cells πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#36 (reveal difficulty score)
36 yo woman presents to ED after believing ...
Panic disorder πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#5 (reveal difficulty score)
38 yo woman, 6 months depressed mood, joint ...
Lyme disease πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#6 (reveal difficulty score)
24 yo man, generalized tonic-clonic seizure; ...
Psychogenic polydipsia πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#8 (reveal difficulty score)
Retinoic acid receptors and HOX gene products ...
Transcription factors πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#17 (reveal difficulty score)
Scurvy symptoms associated with decreased ...
Prolyl hydroxylase πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#23 (reveal difficulty score)
10 yo girl, slightly painful 2 mm ...
Granuloma πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#45 (reveal difficulty score)
Pathway of the transepithelial transport of water
Pathway denoted by letter 'C' πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#46 (reveal difficulty score)
Decreased pulmonary artery pressure ...
cGMP πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#5 (reveal difficulty score)
30 yo woman, 1 week of visual difficulty
Right optic nerve πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#9 (reveal difficulty score)
Cells most responsible for graft rejection?
T lymphocytes πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#19 (reveal difficulty score)
30 yo man and 24 yo woman; best estimate that ...
1 in 600 πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#22 (reveal difficulty score)
Blood gas values: arterial O<sub>2</sub> ...
Anemia πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#27 (reveal difficulty score)
74 yo man; continuous systolic-diastolic ...
Renal artery stenosis πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#28 (reveal difficulty score)
40 yo man, 1 month increasing malaise, ...
Hepatocytes πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#29 (reveal difficulty score)
15 yo girl receives bone marrow transplant; ...
Nonautologous donor πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#39 (reveal difficulty score)
45 yo man, lost outdoors in the Rocky ...
Kidney πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#40 (reveal difficulty score)
25 yo woman requests prenatal diagnosis at 12 ...
Chorionic villi sampling πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#42 (reveal difficulty score)
Study conducted to determine effects of drug ...
Tubocurarine πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#46 (reveal difficulty score)
52 yo man, sudden onset of substernal chest pain
Histamine πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#50 (reveal difficulty score)
39 yo man, 6 months of headache, muscle ...
Basophilic stippling πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#13 (reveal difficulty score)
26 yo woman after jejunoileal bypass for ...
Vitamin A πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#14 (reveal difficulty score)
11 yo boy, right mid-thigh pain for 2 weeks; ...
Ewing sarcoma πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#15 (reveal difficulty score)
60 yo woman, 1 year of episodic involuntary ...
Meningioma πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#27 (reveal difficulty score)
52 yo woman prescribed cisplatin for ...
Odansetron πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#46 (reveal difficulty score)
24 yo woman; renal oxygen consumption found ...
Tubular reabsorption πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#0 (reveal difficulty score)
During an experiment, an isolated skeletal ...
pH πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

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Question#0 (reveal difficulty score)
Investigator studying spermatogenesis...tight ...
Sertoli πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#0 (reveal difficulty score)
Graph shows rate of breakdown of skeletal ...
Allosteric activator πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#0 (reveal difficulty score)
During an experiment, a researcher blocks the ...
Retrograde axonal transport πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#0 (reveal difficulty score)
Investigator does an experiment... third ...
Thymus πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#0 (reveal difficulty score)
A 2-year-old boy with cerebral palsy is ...
obturator πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#0 (reveal difficulty score)
An 11-year-old boy has repeated episodes of ...
NADPH oxidase πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#0 (reveal difficulty score)
A 35-year-old man comes to the physician to ...
1:4 πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#0 (reveal difficulty score)
A 30-year-old man develops urinary ...
pelvic nerves πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#40 (reveal difficulty score)
Immediately after cerebral infarction, a ...
A (Broca's area) πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

FA19p490 stroke neuro

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Question#23 (reveal difficulty score)
A 22-year-old man get separate from a group ...
Area postrema πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#24 (reveal difficulty score)
A 62-year-old woman has an abdominal aortic ...
Cholesterol emboli πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#11 (reveal difficulty score)
A 48-year-old man comes to the physician for ...
Budd-Chiari syndrome πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#35 (reveal difficulty score)
52 yo woman, right-dominant coronary ...
left ventricle πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#17 (reveal difficulty score)
During a study of the digestion of protein ...
Enteropeptidase πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#42 (reveal difficulty score)
A 61-year-old man has erectile dysfunction ...
D (corpus cavernousum) πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#8 (reveal difficulty score)
An investigator is developing a new drug that ...
Crypt cells πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#27 (reveal difficulty score)
A 6-year-old girl has the recent onset of ...
Procollagen, type I πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#6 (reveal difficulty score)
A 24-year-old woman comes to the gynecologist ...
Endometriosis πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#26 (reveal difficulty score)
A 2-year-old boy is brought to the physician ...
Bruton agammaglobinemia πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#39 (reveal difficulty score)
A 52-year-old woman begins treatment with ...
Ondansetron πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#4 (reveal difficulty score)
A 50-year-old man comes to the physician ...
Acetaminophen πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#49 (reveal difficulty score)
A 30 year old man is brought to the ED 30 min ...
sympathomimetic agent πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#48 (reveal difficulty score)
An investigator is studying the efficacy of ...
Prions πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

Question#41 (reveal difficulty score)
During an experiment, instillation lipid in ...
Gallbladder contraction πŸ” / πŸ“Ί / 🌳

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... aliyah made a comment on nbme19/block1/q#35 (5 yo boy, right eye pain 1 week)
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... ajguard26 made a comment on nbme19/block2/q#16 (40 yo woman, chorionic villus sampling)
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cbay0509  thank you +
shakakaka  Why It's unreadable.. +4
randi  unfortunately you have to have an account to unscramble most responses +
chaosawaits  Wow, a +16 response (rarely see those) that we can't read... FML +2
... cassdawg made a comment on nbme19/block3/q#50 (39 yo man, 6 months of headache, muscle aches, fatigue; distal motor weakness of extremities)
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ftr_dr_bowowers  thank you! +3
chaosawaits  just take my upvote you beautiful sonofabitch! +
chaosawaits  So if FRC decreases, TLC decreases as well, which rules out E. +
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... ajguard26 made a comment on nbme19/block1/q#1 (53 yo woman with GERD.)
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an_improved_me  These questions can be so frustrating... I mean most people know PPIs are your go to when considering GERD / peptic ulcer disease... but when you speicfically add "both relieving Sx ... promoting healing", why even add a drug that specifically and directly does both... I mean PPIs promote healing, but so indirectly. This hurts my heart +4
chaosawaits  Seriously, FA2019, p393 specifically states misoprostol "increases production and secretion of gastric mucous barrier and decreases acid production" What does it say for omeprazole, you might ask? "Irreversibly inhibits H+/K+ ATPase in stomach parietal cells" and that's it. +
leap1608  if u focus on the question it asks the healing of esophageal mucosa. prostagladins protect gastric mucosa? PPI`S would perhaps prevent the metaplasia of chronic gerd and heal the esophageal mucosa +
... blueberriesyum made a comment on nbme19/block0/q#0 (A 70-year-old man develops a progressive disinhibiton)
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A 70 aeyr odl dosveple a ssipegrroev obntisinidiih osnydmre tiwh spodseie fo loaiontem sstrb,utou npeaiirprtaop esu fo ,unaglage nad lilaosyc npporeirptaia heboiv.ra Whree si teh tmso yllike ?dmgaea

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flapjacks  If you know the story of Phineas Gage, it can help +6
helppls  How do you tell the difference from a frontal lobe issue and Kluver Bucy Syndrome? +1
nikitasr27  I would say the emotional and language part. The frontal lobe is very involved in emotions and the limbic system as well as in complex language concepts. Kluver Bucy would lack these aspects as the individual is β€œindifferent” to everything (no fear, no emotions) just like my ex +3
randi  Kluver-bucy is also marked by specific behaviors like hyperphagia, hyperorality, hypersexuality. Apparently can also be associated with HSV-1 encephalitis FA2019 p499. +1
chaosawaits  What am I looking at? From what viewpoint am I looking? Can anyone identify the labels? I have A is olfactory tract, C/D are optic nerves, E/F are optic tracts, G/H are substantia nigra of midbrain & still I am totally lost. +1
chaosawaits  I imagine that we are viewing the front of the brain from underneath and slightly angled to expose the midbrain more easily. Obviously B is the frontal lobe. But what are I and J? +
an1  @chaosawaits I think J might be the partial lobe. the only thing confusing me is that B is the frontal lobe with the amygdala is actually in the temporal lobe... +
an1  I take that back, I thought it was Kluver body for a second but its just frontal lobe stuff lol +
pakimd  can anyone explain why this is kluver bucy and not frontotemporal dementia? +
doida  it is not kluver, it is frontal lobe dementia +
thatmd  I and J are the temporal lobes +
... peteandplop made a comment on nbme19/block0/q#0 (76-year-old-man...severe substernal chest...)
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prolific_pygophilic  ^Comment of they year +2
chaosawaits  Who else got a little distracted by the tragic story of watching your brother have a heart attack because of an argument you were having with him and then had to refocus to get this question? +
an1  wouldn't coronary vasospasm refer to prinzmetal angina? can someone go over the other options? +
neurotic999  The way I approached it was, since they specifically asked about the role that the argument played in developing the symptoms, it seemed as though they were pointing in the direction of vasospasm rather than an occlusive cause like atheroemboli, ruptured plaque, etc. So I looked at the options with that in mind. Some of the options were blatantly wrong: -vasospasm d/t beta (beta is vasodilatory) -increased afterload d/t beta (beta 2 would cause vasodilation, decreasing afterload. beta 1 would increase hr but I don't think it alone is enough to increase afterload) -negative chronotropy d/t alpha (that would be a beta blocker) -positive inotropy d/t b2 (that would be beta 1, not 2) The one I wasn't sure about was decreased perload d/t alpha1 stimulation. I was thinking decreased preload, hence decreased blood in the coronary circulation. But it didn't seem convincing enough to cause an MI. Plus not sure if alpha stimulation decreases preload to begin with. +
neurotic999  If the ST elevation part of it throws you off, FA2019 301 says prinzmetal angina has transient ST elevation. +1
... cassdawg made a comment on nbme19/block3/q#22 (Blood gas values: arterial O<sub>2</sub> pressure: 96 mm Hg; Arterial O<sub>2</sub> content: 12.0 vol%)
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blueberriesyum  Also, in first aid respiratory chapter for anemia it says, Hb conc is low, %O2 sat is normal, dissolved oxygen (PaO2) is normal, but total O2 content is low. Total oxygen content is the sum of oxygen bound to Hb and dissolved oxygen. (FA 2018 pg 649) +1
... aliyah made a comment on nbme19/block1/q#17 (29 yo man untreated HIV)
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fAetr the 4DC+ lelsc oebcme t,edcfnei the 8C+D lcesl klil .emht

cbreland  Same for the macrophages and dendritic cells that would be infected. Intracellular pathogen that would need to have CD8 T cell mediated death +2
vetafig692  After the CD4+ cells become infected, the CD8+ cells kill them. +1
... shadowbox made a comment on nbme19/block3/q#19 (30 yo man and 24 yo woman; best estimate that child will have oculocutaneous albinism?)
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oS, ot erwsan eht etnrie iqeousnt ew utpmiyll the tbolipraiyb htta raehft si a ecrarri /3)2( and psssea on teh laleel (/2)1 iesmt teh pyabotrliib atht thmroe si a rerraci 01)/1(0 nad psseas no eht leleal 2)1/(; tptingu it all togrhtee we h:eav

2(/1)//(*21)031(*()2/)01* = 002/21 = 16/00

cbay0509  thank you +
garble  Why is it assumed that the mother is a carrier? Couldn't it also be possible the mother is unaffected and not a carrier? +1
garble  Turns out the difference is negligible, nevermind. +
chaosawaits  Who added all these questions with abbreviated stems? fml +
chaosawaits  The chance of the mother being a carrier is 2/3 because she's obviously not homozygous (so there are only three possibilities for her, 2 of which she is a carrier). Take the square root of 40,000 to get q = 200. (2/3) * (1/2) * 200 = 600 +1
neurotic999  For people like me who royally messed up: Probability that the father is a carrier 2/3 (since we know he isn't affected i.e he isn't aa. So only things he could be are AA, Aa & aA. 2 of the 3 options are carrier states) Probability that he passes the gene 1/2 Probability that the mother is a carrier-->2pq. q^2=1/40,000. q=1/200. 2pq=1/100 (considering p as 1) Probability that she passes the gene 1/2 2.3 x 1/2 x 1/100 x 1/2 = 1/600 +
neurotic999  For people like me who royally messed up: Probability that the father is a carrier 2/3 (since we know he isn't affected i.e he isn't aa. So only things he could be are AA, Aa & aA. 2 of the 3 options are carrier states). Probability that he passes the gene 1/2. Probability that the mother is a carrier-->2pq. q^2=1/40,000. q=1/200. 2pq=1/100 (considering p as 1). Probability that she passes the gene 1/2. 2/3 x 1/2 x 1/100 x 1/2 = 1/600 +
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ibtliyIna to nnaimiat na noeercit = lecrteie ntonifyucds. oS wno hte ontueqsi si ?yW""h

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As a ,esrtul het etbs sranwe cocieh ereh is C. Lbdoii( adesreedc utb nuctaolnr ncetoeirs an.rolm) heT gib otquesin I veha i,s ohw eht kche seod shti ugy wkno s'eh hdra enhw hs'e e?!p!slea p:

cbay0509  thank you +1
ilikedmyfirstusername  there are several UWorld questions about psychogenic ED with the answer being normal libido and normal nocturnal erections, idgi +15
djeffs1  Yeah NBME says its C, but I still think with a recent stroke you can't bank on normal nocturnal erections... +
drdoom  @djeffs nocturnal erections happen at the level of the spinal cord (S2–S4)! a β€œbrain stroke” (UMN damage or β€œcortical damage”) would not kill your ability to have nocturnal erections! +2
drjo  fatigue, difficulty sleeping and concentrating could be depression or hypothyroidism both of which can cause decreased libido +
jurrutia  @djeffs1 when you say NBME say's it's C, how do you know that's the official answer? Did NBME post the answers somewhere? +
djeffs1  in the versions I purchased from them they highlight the correct answer in the test review +1
shieldmaiden  For me the keyword in the stem is "maintain"; he can maintain an erection, therefore nocturnal erections must be normal. Libido, on the other hand, is psychologically driven, so if he is depressed (trouble sleeping, concentrating, fatigue, recent major health problem) then the strength towards any kind of desire, including sexual, will be low +2
chaosawaits  His nocturnal erections are normal because his spinal cord is not damaged. His libido has decreased because he's showing signs of depression. +
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vondran  ^ voted β€œbest username” in high school +2
i_hate_it_here  Same bro +

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