USMLE Q Bank Step 1-7

A 46 year-old man underwent a kidney transplantation last week due to chronic renal failure. The surgery was successful and the transplanted kidney started to produce urine during the operation. Today, his urine examination shows high creatinine and low urinary output. He has no pain or fever. A biopsy taken from the transplanted kidney shows … Read more

USMLE Q Bank Step 2 CK-6

A 27 year old man presents with a 3 month history of heartburn and epigastric discomfort. His symptoms are exaggerated after meals especially if he eats spicy food. He takes no medications, doesn’t smoke or drink alcohol. He exercises regularly and has an active lifestyle. On physical examination, he has slight epigastric tenderness. His routine … Read more

USMLE Q Bank Step 1-5

A 30 year-old woman with a history of Grave’s disease presents to her physician for a routine evaluation. She was treated 2 years ago with radioactive iodine. Three months later, she was prescribed levothyroxine 0.125 mg. On her last evaluation, six months ago, her doctor lowered her dose to 0.088 mg due to decrease of … Read more