Mksap

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Date registered: May 17, 2014
URL: http://www.kevinmd.com/blog

Latest posts

  1. MKSAP: 32-year-old man with a rash on his face and midchest — November 11, 2017
  2. MKSAP: 35-year-old man with upper abdominal discomfort — November 4, 2017
  3. MKSAP: 72-year-old man with a holosystolic murmur — October 28, 2017
  4. MKSAP: 32-year-old woman with weight loss, abdominal cramping, and loose stools — October 21, 2017
  5. MKSAP: 49-year-old man with a family history of type 2 diabetes mellitus — October 14, 2017

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MKSAP: 32-year-old man with a rash on his face and midchest

Test your medicine knowledge with the MKSAP challenge, in partnership with the American College of Physicians. A 32-year-old man is evaluated for a 2-week history of a rash on his face and midchest. He describes the rash as consisting of small, reddish “lumps” that are intensely itchy; they develop and begin to resolve with development of new […]

MKSAP: 35-year-old man with upper abdominal discomfort

Test your medicine knowledge with the MKSAP challenge, in partnership with the American College of Physicians. A 35-year-old man is evaluated for a 2-month history of upper abdominal discomfort after eating. He has recently returned from working in a rural area of a developing country. He takes no medications. There is no family history of esophageal or […]

MKSAP: 72-year-old man with a holosystolic murmur

Test your medicine knowledge with the MKSAP challenge, in partnership with the American College of Physicians. A 72-year-old man is evaluated during a routine examination. He has no symptoms or significant medical history. He is active and exercises regularly. He does not take any medications. On physical examination, blood pressure is 135/70 mm Hg, pulse rate is […]

MKSAP: 32-year-old woman with weight loss, abdominal cramping, and loose stools

Test your medicine knowledge with the MKSAP challenge, in partnership with the American College of Physicians. A 32-year-old woman is evaluated for a 2-month history of weight loss, abdominal cramping, and loose stools. Her stools are malodorous, but she has not noted any blood associated with her bowel movements. Although her appetite is good, she has lost […]

MKSAP: 49-year-old man with a family history of type 2 diabetes mellitus

Test your medicine knowledge with the MKSAP challenge, in partnership with the American College of Physicians. A 49-year-old man seeks advice on ways to prevent the development of type 2 diabetes mellitus because of a strong family history (mother, sister, and brother) of the disease. History is significant for hypertension, for which he takes losartan and amlodipine […]

MKSAP: 58-year-old man with hepatitis C-related cirrhosis

Test your medicine knowledge with the MKSAP challenge, in partnership with the American College of Physicians. A 58-year-old man is evaluated in follow-up for hepatitis C-related cirrhosis that is complicated by nonbleeding small esophageal varices and ascites. His ascites has recently worsened and has required large-volume paracentesis three times per month. He has been on a low-salt […]

MKSAP: 57-year-old woman with hematemesis

Test your medicine knowledge with the MKSAP challenge, in partnership with the American College of Physicians. A 57-year-old woman is evaluated in the emergency department for an episode of hematemesis that occurred 1 hour ago. She had previously felt well except for a recent knee injury, for which she has been taking ibuprofen. She currently is experiencing […]

MKSAP: 68-year-old man with Parkinson disease

Test your medicine knowledge with the MKSAP challenge, in partnership with the American College of Physicians. A 68-year-old man is seen for follow-up evaluation of Parkinson disease, which was diagnosed 10 years ago. Although his symptoms initially were well controlled with medications, he has experienced increasing fluctuations in motor symptoms, specifically tremor at rest and slowness, within […]

MKSAP: 54-year-old man with elevated blood pressure

Test your medicine knowledge with the MKSAP challenge, in partnership with the American College of Physicians. A 54-year-old man is evaluated for elevated blood pressure noted recently at a local health fair. He has no other medical history and takes no medications. On this visit and on two subsequent nurse visits, the patient’s blood pressure measurements are […]

MKSAP: 46-year-old man with fever, dysuria, and urinary frequency

Test your medicine knowledge with the MKSAP challenge, in partnership with the American College of Physicians. A 46-year-old man is evaluated for fever, dysuria, and urinary frequency of 1 day’s duration. He also notes a sensation of deep pelvic pain near the rectum. He has no urethral discharge or testicular pain. He states that he felt well […]

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