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Repeated USMLE Questions Step 2 CK- Review- 15

Q- A patient presents to the clinic complaining of progressive proximal muscle weakness. Examinations reveals periorbital heliotrope rash and erythema on her face, neck and upper chest. Which of the following is most likely markedly elevated in this patient? A- Creatinine phosphokinase B- Rheumatic factor C- Serum creatinine D- Serum sodium Q- A 35-year-old woman … Read more

Repeated USMLE Questions Step 2 CK- 443

A 12-year-old boy with a history of cystic fibrosis develops dyspnea, cough and fever. His temperature is 103.1 F, his pulse is 120/min and his oxygen saturation is 85%. Lung examination reveals bilateral rhonchi. What is the appropriate antibiotic treatment? A-Ampicillin B-Ampicillin and gentamicin C-Ceftazidime D-Ceftazidime and gentamicin E-Vancomycin Answer This is a case of … Read more

Repeated USMLE Questions Step 2 CK- 442

A 3-month-old girl is brought to the clinic due to weakness and pallor for one week. History claims that she was born after premature delivery. She is normal in development and growth. She is breastfed and her immunizations are up to date. What is the most appropriate treatment? A-Milk formula instead of breastfeeding B- Iron … Read more

Repeated USMLE Questions Step 2 CK- 438

A 9-month-old boy is brought to the pediatrician for persistent cough, poor weight gain, and several bouts of pneumonitis. Upon taking history from his mother, she mentions that her boy had been also having foul-smelling and very large stools for a few months. Which of the following diagnostic techniques will help to provide the correct … Read more

Repeated USMLE Questions Step 1- 285

A 16-month-old boy is brought to the clinic by his mother who is concerned that her boy turns blue and becomes short of breath several times during last three months. During these episodes, he becomes irritable and stays in squatting position until he relieves. Cardiac examination reveals systolic ejection murmur over the upper right sternal … 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