Repeated USMLE Questions Step 1- 366

Q- Which of the following cell types is responsible for forming the blood brain barrier (BBB)? A- Astrocytes B- Microglia C- Oligodendrocytes D- Schwann cells Q- Which of the following esophageal disorders is the most likely a complication of HIV infection? A- Achalasia B- Adenocarcinoma C- Candida esophagitis D- Esophageal varices Q- Which of the … Read more

Repeated USMLE Questions Step 2- 475

Q- Which of the following drugs should NOT be initiated in case of acute decompensated heart failure? A- Digoxin B- Lisinopril C- Metoprolol D- Potassium supplements Q- Which one of the following contraceptive methods is contraindicated in women with a history of deep venous thrombosis (DVT)? A- Depo-Provera injections B- Intrauterine contraceptive device (IUD) C- … Read more

Medical Question of the Day- 47

A 32-year-old woman who is recently divorced visits her physician for visual disturbances. The patient complains of trouble vision for 3 days. On examination, tunnel vision is detected along with marked weakness of planter flexion although the patient can walk on her tiptoes without any complaint. All laboratory tests and imaging studies are normal. What … Read more

Medical Question of the Day- 46

A 6-year-old girl is brought to her pediatrician by her mother for consultation. She said that her daughter is frequently bumping into chairs while walking or playing. On examination, she is found to have bitemporal hemianopia. CT scan shows calcification in the pituitary fossa. What is the most likely diagnosis of this condition? A-Choriocarcinoma B-Craniopharyngioma … Read more

Medical Question of the Day- 45

A 20-year-old male athlete complains of pain and weakness of his right arm. He had a successful surgery on his knee last week. He has been walking with the aid of crutches since then. On examination, he is unable to extend his right arm at the elbow or the hand at the wrist. There is … Read more

Medical Question of the Day- 44

A 69-year-old man presents to the clinic with his wife for evaluation of his memory problem. His wife tells you that her husband has begun to forget recent events insidiously since last year. He forgets recent conversations and recent appointments. He is no longer able to manage his checkbook and daily budget as he used … Read more