Injuries From Falls

January 22, 2015

Abrasions, ecchymoses, and a 3-cm laceration led to infection with Morganella morganii. What do you know about this pathogen? In this quiz: questions on wounds that resulted from falls.

 

Question 1:

A 69-year-old man fell from his bicycle and presented with abrasions, ecchymoses, and a 3-cm laceration on his right leg. Septic shock and multiple tense hemorrhagic bullae developed. The patient was found to have infection with Morganella morganii.

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The correct answer is d. All of the above.
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Question 2:

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The correct answer is b. False.
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Question 3:

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The correct answer is g. a and d.
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Question 4:

A 27-year-old man presented for examination a day after sustaining a FOOSH (fall on outstretched hand) injury while roller skating.

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The correct answer is d. All of the above. For a discussion of the case, click here.