Amniotic Band: A Syndrome, Not the Rock Group

July 23, 2014

Digital abnormalities; oral candidiasis and HIV-infection; extra dose of MMR; penile rash . . . here: a range of topics to challenge you.

Question 1:

A 45-year-old African American man with congenital digital abnormalities was found to have amniotic band syndrome.

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Question 2:

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Question 3:

An elderly woman had a pressure sore on her left heel. Her history included hypertension and coronary arterial disease. The extremities showed no cyanosis, clubbing, or edema. Both feet felt cool; she had weak but palpable distal pulses on the right foot but distal pulses on the left were not palpable and could only be heard faintly with the handheld Doppler. Petechiae were seen on the dorsum of the left foot. Vital signs and platelet count were normal.

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Question 4:

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Question 5:

A painful rash developed at the base of the penis of a 28-year-old man. He always wore a condom during intercourse.

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ANSWER KEY:

Question 1. F

Question 2. C

Question 3. C

Question 4. B

Question 5. D