Repeated USMLE Questions Step 1- Review- 80

Q- A 30-year-old man presents to the office for progressive pain with urination for 1 year. He also complains of episodes of blood in urine in different occasions. He lived in Egypt until he came to the states 6 months ago. Physical examination reveals suprapubic tenderness. Imaging shows bilateral hydroureter and hydronephrosis and calcification in … Read more

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Q- Increased concentration of malonyl-CoA most likely inhibits which one of the following biochemical processes? A- Fatty acid oxidation B- Fatty acid synthesis C- Glycolysis D- Oxidative phosphorylation Q- A patient presents with biliary colic for a week with pain in his right shoulder after eating a fatty meal. Examination reveals marked right upper quadrant … Read more

Repeated USMLE Questions Step 1- Review- 76- Pathology

Q- Which of the following is the most frequent form of pericarditis associated with myocardial infarction? A- Fibrinous pericarditis B- Hemorrhagic pericarditis C- Serous pericarditis D- Suppurative pericarditis Q- Which of the following conditions is characterized by hypertension due to sodium retention, hypokalemia and decreased renin secretion? A- Conn syndrome B- Cushing syndrome C- Diabetes … Read more

Repeated USMLE Questions Step 1- Review- 74- Pathology

Q- A newborn is evaluated at birth due to congenital malformation. FISH analysis shows 22q 11.2 microdeletion. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis? A- Achondroplasia B- DiGeorge syndrome C- Down syndrome D- Turner syndrome Q- A 6-year-old boy is diagnosed with glucose-6-phosphate deficiency anemia. Which of the following is the pathogenesis of … Read more

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Q- Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome is characterized by which of the following conditions? A- Abdominal pain, diarrhea and leukocytosis B- Adrenal insufficiency, hypotension and disseminated intravascular coagulation C- Back pain, fever and night sweats D- Chest pain, pericardial effusion and persistent fever Q- 1-α-Hydroxylase activity is increased in which of the following conditions? A- Hypocalcemia and hypophosphatemia … Read more

Repeated USMLE Questions Step 1- Review- 70

Q- A patient presents with end-stage chronic renal disease. Which of the following substances is most likely increased in blood value in this patient? A- Calcium B- Erythropoietin C- Hematocrit D- Phosphate   Q- Calcitonin acts on which one of the following cell types to decrease serum calcium and bone resorbing activity? A- Osteoblast B- … Read more