NBME Questions and Answers (Q&A)

The best answer is C. Ischemic colitis is a medical condition where the large intestine gets inflamed causing an injury to it because of a low supply of blood and low blood pressure. This is most common to the elderly than the younger population. A patient that has been diagnosed with...Read More

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The correct answer to this question is A, Autosomal dominant. In this pattern, one mutated copy of the gene in each cell can be enough for a person to be affected by the disorder. Normally, the person affects it receives the disorder from just one parent. Yet, there are cases where no one...Read More

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HOMING OF CELLS means the circulating cells land and rest in the parenchyma of the organ. For Ex circulating lymphocytes homing to inflammatory areas and secondary lymphoid organs by HEVs

here the antibody to liver cell surface prevent the homing of the melanoma cells in the...
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The correct answer to this question is B, decreased protein synthesis. Also called protein biosynthesis, protein synthesis is a process in which biological cells create new proteins. This process occurs in two steps. The first is transcription. During this step, information from the DNA is...Read More

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A complete occlusion means that the whole artery has become completely blocked. When this happens, this leads to a heart attack which can cause death. The answer to this is B. The blockage of the artery has to lead to cell death and this can be visible through the overall appearance of the...Read More

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Correct answer is option C – aortic aneurysm Aortic aneurysm is the dilation (ballooning) of the aorta to greater than 1.5 of the normal size. They are usually symptoms less except when it ruptures. Aortic aneurysm is most common in the abdominal aorta. A ruptured aortic aneurysm le...Read More

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The correct answer option C
Listeria monocytogenes is the most likely organism that caused the problems experienced by the pregnant woman. Staphylococcus aureus is less likely to cause this problem. Listeria is a facultative intracellular rod that is mostly acquired by ingestion of...
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Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is an acquired autoimmune disorder that manifests clinically as recurrent venous or arterial thrombosis and/or fetal loss.[1]Characteristic laboratory abnormalities in APS include persistently elevated levels of antibodies directed against membrane anionic...Read More

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Inhibition of hepatic protein kinase A. Hyperglycemia, known as high blood sugar, is a condition in which an excessive amount of glucose levels that are considered slightly hyperglycemic is said to have diabetes. For people with diabetes, glucose levels that are assessed to be too high ca...Read More

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There is a big possibility that Myasthenia Gravis is the leading cause of the patient’s condition. This is a type of autoimmune disease that causes the skeletal muscles to become weaker. This explains why the patient is having trouble taking long deep breaths, but there are no issues when...Read More

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