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04-26-2010, 01:04 PM
A collapsing form of focal segmental glomerulosclerosis is the most likely diagnosis in black patients with HIV infection who have the nephrotic syndrome.:D
The development of the nephrotic syndrome in the setting of urinary reflux is most likely caused by focal segmental glomerulosclerosis.:p

04-26-2010, 09:02 PM
c'mon test takers, keep the thread alive

04-27-2010, 12:52 PM
Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is the most common GI medical/surgical emergency occurring in neonates (http://www.medscape.com/resource/neonatal-medicine) Pneumatosis intestinalis is a radiologic sign pathognomonic of necrotizing enterocolitis When necrotizing enterocolitis is suspected, enteral feedings are withheld and parenteral nutrition is initiated

04-28-2010, 10:21 AM
Hallmarks of cellulitis include the following:

Warmth, erythema, edema, and tenderness of the affected area are present.

Regional lymphadenopathy may be present.
The margin of cellulitis is not palpable. A disease similar to cellulitis, but with a sharply defined, palpable margin is erysipelas (http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/782452-overview).
Fever may be present

10-13-2010, 03:11 PM
Good Idea !

AIHA - Initial Rx. is Steroid therapy, then IVIg
if unresponsive, splenectomy.

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