High Yield "Minutia" Thread for STEP 1 !!!!

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Let's post, high yield minutia that you have seen from your studies, or after you have taken the exam (DON'T SPECIFY WHAT SOURCE). Just give us a short sentence. I'll go first.

1. People who consume goat's milk = Vitamin B6 deficiency

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drchris33 said:
Tea and Toast diet--Vitamin C deficiency

I'll elaborate, tea and toast diet---> severe Vit C def----> hemarthroses
csmith1 said:
Jarish-Herxheimer Rxn: flulike reaction (fever, chills, myalgias, tachypnea, tachycardia, & incr WBCs) within 2 hours of a Penicillin G treatment for syphillis

The Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction can be found after treating any of the spirochetal diseases (Lyme, leptospirosis, relapsing fever). Thought to be due to endotoxin-like release when the bugs are lysed. TNF passive immunization can prevent the symptoms.
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transposition of great arteries has two forms: common pattern and corrected pattern

common pattern = aorta from RV on right side of heart and PA from LV on left side of heart

corrected pattern = aorta from RV on left side of heart and PA from LV on right side of heart