USMLE Step 1 Question of the day #73

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Pharmacology
1. _______ is an antimuscarinic that is used to treat Parkinson Disease.

Hematology/oncology
2. Where is the endemic form of Burkitt Lymphoma that involves jaw lesions commonly found?

Musculoskeletal, Skin, Connective Tissue
3. What size of nerve fibers are preferentially blocked by Local Anaesthetics?

Neurology
4. In _______ glaucoma, the anterior chamber angle is obstructed.

Microbiology
5. What animals are the reservoir for Yersinia pestis?

Answers:

1. _______ is an antimuscarinic that is used to treat Parkinson Disease.
A: Benztropine
“Park my benz, brah.”

2. Where is the endemic form of Burkitt Lymphoma that involves jaw lesions commonly found?
A; Africa
Lymphoma

3. What size of nerve fibers are preferentially blocked by Local Anaesthetics?
A: Small
Because the distance of passive propagation of electrical impulses is shorter.

4. In _______ glaucoma, the anterior chamber angle is obstructed.
A: closed-angle (or narrow)
glaucoma

5. What animals are the reservoir for Yersinia pestis?
A; Rats; Prairie Dogs

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