USMLE-Rx Step 2 Practice Q's

USMLE-Rx Step 2 Qmax Challenge #21516

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USMLE-Rx Step 2 Qmax Challenge #21516A 32-year-old G1P1 woman presents to an outpatient gynecology clinic with a complaint of stale, white vaginal discharge for the past 4 days. She is sexually active with a monogamous partner of 8 years. She denies vaginal spotting, genital pruritus, or dysuria. A vaginal speculum examination reveals a copious amount of malodorous, grey-white discharge. A sample is obtained, and on potassium hydroxide preparation a strong fishy odor is detected. A photomicrograph is shown in the image.

Which of the following is the optimal treatment for this patient?

A. Treat her and her partner with oral fluconazole and test for other sexually transmitted diseases
B. Treat her and her partner with oral metronidazole and test for other sexually transmitted diseases
C. Treat her with oral fluconazole
D. Treat her with oral fluconazole and test for other sexually transmitted diseases
E. Treat her with oral metronidazole
F. Treat her with oral metronidazole and test for other sexually transmitted diseases

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USMLE-Rx Step 2 Qmax Challenge #21515

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USMLE-Rx Step 2 Qmax Challenge #21515A 42-year-old G2P2 obese woman is seen at an outpatient gynecology clinic with a 2-day history of thick, curd-like white discharge with intense vaginal swelling, burning, and itching. She has required treatment for similar symptoms four times in the past 2 years. A speculum examination reveals thick, white cottage cheese-like vaginal discharge and erythematous vaginal mucosa. Gram stain of a sample of the discharge is shown in the image.

Which of the following would predispose the patient to recurrence of these symptoms?

A. Cervical neoplasia
B. Diabetes
C. Herpes simplex virus infection
D. Hypercholesterolemia
E. Multiple sexual partners
F. Unknown HIV infection

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USMLE-Rx Step 2 Qmax Challenge #21514

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USMLE-Rx Step 2 Qmax Challenge #21514An 18-year-old college student presents to the student health clinic with a complaint of copious yellow vaginal discharge. She has been sexually active with a new partner for the past month, but she is unsure if her partner is monogamous. A speculum examination reveals petechiae in the upper vagina and malodorous, yellow-green discharge. A potassium hydroxide preparation reveals no organisms, and results of phase contrast wet mount microscopy are shown in the image.

Which of the following is the most appropriate treatment?

A. Treat her and her partner with oral fluconazole and test for other sexually transmitted diseases
B. Treat her and her partner with oral metronidazole and test for other sexually transmitted diseases
C. Treat her with oral fluconazole and test for other sexually transmitted diseases
D. Treat her with oral metronidazole and test for other sexually transmitted diseases
E. Treat her with vaginal fluconazole and test for other sexually transmitted diseases
F. Treat her with vaginal metronidazole and test for other sexually transmitted diseases

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USMLE-Rx Step 2 Qmax Challenge #21507

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USMLE-Rx Step 2 Qmax Challenge #21507A 23-year-old G1P0 woman at 37 weeks’ gestation is seen in the antepartum care unit. She is having regular contractions and the cervix is two fingerbreadths dilated on sterile pelvic examination. Results of electronic fetal heart monitoring are shown in the image.

What mechanism best explains the findings seen on this tracing?

A. Artifact from strong uterine contractions
B. Compression of the umbilical cord by uterine contractions
C. Fetal arrhythmia
D. Pressure on the fetal head coincident with uterine contractions
E. Reflex response to fetal hypoxia from fetal anemia

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USMLE-Rx Step 2 Qmax Challenge #21454

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USMLE-Rx Step 2 Qmax Challenge #21454A 24-year-old man presents to his physician because of back pain that has become more severe over the past several months. He describes the pain as dull and localizes it to his lower back and gluteus muscles bilaterally. He notes feeling very stiff in the morning, but the stiffness improves with activity. He also notes the pain often awakens him during the night and does not go away until he gets out of bed and walks around for a while. On physical examination his lungs are clear to auscultation bilaterally, but he seems to have diminished air entry due to impaired chest wall expansion. Palpation of the sacral spine and hip joints causes pain. He cannot fully flex or extend at the hips. He also has limited hip abduction. X-ray of the spine is shown in the image.

Which of the following is the patient at risk for developing?

A. Anterior uveitis
B. Gastroesophageal reflux disease
C. Malar rash
D. Mitral stenosis
E. Pleuritis

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USMLE-Rx Step 2 Qmax Challenge #21423

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USMLE-Rx Step 2 Qmax Challenge #21423A 32-year-old man is found to have a solitary, firm mass in the thyroid on routine physical examination. He has no complaints and the remainder of his physical examination is unremarkable. Family history is significant for an uncle who died of thyroid cancer at age 40 years. A biopsy of the thyroid stained with Congo red is shown in the image.

What further study should be done in this patient?

A. Barium swallow
B. Measurement of serum insulin-like growth factor-1
C. Measurement of urinary metanephrine levels
D. MRI of the brain
E. Renal biopsy

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USMLE-Rx Step 2 Qmax Challenge #21296

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USMLE-Rx Step 2 Qmax Challenge #21296An 82-year-old man with hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease presents to the emergency department with severe back pain. He also feels diaphoretic and nauseous. The patient states he is usually compliant with his medications but sometimes forgets to take them. He denies any alcohol use or illicit drug use. His temperature is 37.1°C (98.7°F), blood pressure is 165/104 mm Hg, pulse is 112/min, respiratory rate is 18/min, and oxygen saturation is 94%. On physical examination there is no jugular venous distension, and there are diminished but equal pulses bilaterally in the lower extremities. Cardiovascular examination reveals regular rate and rhythm without murmurs, rubs, or gallops. Because the patient has an allergy to CT contrast dye, an MRI of the chest is performed and is shown in the image below.

Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?

A. Aortic dissection
B. Lumbar disc herniation
C. Pancreatic cancer
D. Perforated peptic ulcer
E. Ruptured aortic aneurysm

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