Go For The Glory Quiz: Choose From the Pathogen Potpourri

June 14, 2013

Which organism is the likely cause of this lesion? Can you pick up dx clues in this sonogram? Test your clinical skills here with this week’s 5-question quiz...

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A 51-year-old man complained about a solitary painful lesion on the back. His medical history included numerous bouts of folliculitis that involved the trunk.

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Resistant hypertension is increasing in prevalence, and its diagnosis and treatment should not be delayed.

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Shortly after awakening, a 17-year-old man experienced acute onset of severe pubic area pain. His temperature was 36.2°C (97.1°F), and the physical examination revealed localized tenderness at McBurney point. An abdominal ultrasonogram was obtained.

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A 5-year-old boy presents with multiple, asymptomatic facial “bumps” of recent onset.

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A 67-year-old man sought medical attention because of the gradual development of a “lump” on his neck. The nodule was smooth-surfaced, non-tender, somewhat compressible, and freely movable. The surface was slightly yellowish.

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Question 1. Answer: b

Question 2. Answer: b

Question 3. Answer: c

Question 4. Answer: c

Question 5. Answer: d