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MKSAP quiz: medical history of mitral regurgitation

A 45-year-old man undergoes a pre-employment physical examination. Medical history is notable for aortic coarctation with an end-to-end anastomosis performed at 4 years of age. During a physical exam, a grade 2/6 mid-peaking systolic murmur is noted at the second right intercostal space. What is the most likely cause of this patient's systolic murmur?
29 Jun 2021

Internal Medicine Meeting 2021: Virtual Experience to feature three plenary speakers, including Dr. Anthony Fauci

Join ACP for internal medicine's most comprehensive educational program in a new, engaging, interactive, and virtual format.
23 Feb 2021

Systolic, diastolic blood pressures show independent effects on MI, stroke risk

Although systolic blood pressure was the more significant factor, the finding that both measures independently predict adverse outcomes suggests that diastolic pressure should not be ignored, study authors said.
23 Jul 2019

MKSAP Quiz: Flushing of the face of 1 year's duration

A 54-year-old woman is evaluated for flushing of the face of 1 year's duration. She went through menopause at age 50 and is on estrogen and progesterone hormone therapy. Following a physical exam, which medications should be discontinued prior to screening for secondary causes of hypertension?
24 Sep 2019

MKSAP Quiz: 5-month history of exertional chest discomfort

A 60-year-old man with hypertension and hyperlipidemia is evaluated for a 5-month history of exertional chest discomfort that improves with rest but has progressively worsened and reduced his activity. Medications are low-dose aspirin, losartan, hydrochlorothiazide, and atorvastatin. Based on physical and cardiac exam and results of a stress echocardiogram and coronary angiogram, what is the most appropriate next step in the patient's management?
10 Dec 2019

MKSAP Quiz: 6-month history of dyspnea on exertion

A 38-year-old man is evaluated for a 6-month history of dyspnea on exertion. He has gastroesophageal reflux disease and Raynaud phenomenon. He does not smoke and has no cough or wheezing. Following a physical exam, pulmonary function testing, and high-resolution CT, what is the most likely diagnosis?
19 Nov 2019

Fluoroquinolones associated with aortic aneurysms compared to other antibiotics

The association was present across all age groups (≥35 to <65 years) and was consistent across sex and comorbidities.
12 Jan 2021

Cardiovascular medications underused in Hispanic/Latino patients with PAD

Efforts to improve peripheral artery disease (PAD) treatment in Hispanic/Latino populations are needed, including improved access to health care and more guideline-adherent treatment, according to the authors of a recent study.
11 Aug 2020

MKSAP Quiz: 6-month history of incontinence

A 68-year-old woman is evaluated for a 6-month history of incontinence typified by continuous leakage and dribbling. Following a physical exam and urinalysis, what is the most appropriate management?
22 Dec 2020

MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up treatment of psoriasis

A 60-year-old woman is evaluated for follow-up treatment of long-standing psoriasis. Medical history is significant for hypertension and hypercholesterolemia. Family history includes multiple family members with psoriasis. Following a physical exam, what is the most appropriate treatment?
25 Jun 2019

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