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Repeated USMLE Questions Step 2 CK-1

Q- Achalasia is a motility disorder of the esophagus characterized by impaired relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter. Which of the following is the most likely etiology of this condition? A- Adenocarcinoma of the lower esophagus B- Degeneration of the inhibitory neurons of the myenteric plexus C- Obstruction caused by Schatzki rings D- Prolonged intubation … Read more

USMLE Q Bank Step 1-1

A 72-year-old man presents to the office for evaluation of new symptoms. He has a history of cancer and takes chemotherapeutic treatment. Now he complains of dyspnea and mild fatigue since last week. Examination reveals temperature of 98.3 F, pulse of 80/min, blood pressure of 140/86 and respiratory rate of 22/min. On chest auscultation, there … Read more