USMLE-Rx Step 1 Practice Q's

USMLE-Rx Step 1 Qmax Challenge #3324

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USMLE-Rx Step 1 Qmax Challenge #3324A 56-year-old heart transplant recipient presents to the emergency department with shortness of breath and dyspnea at rest. His cardiologist immediately observes that the patient has jugular venous distention and lower extremity edema. However, he eventually lapses into decompensated heart failure and dies. The appearance of his lung at autopsy is shown in the image.

Compared to normal lung tissue, what cells are more prominent in this patient’s lung?

A. Fluid-filled dendritic cells
B. Hemosiderin-laden macrophages
C. T-cells
D. Type I pneumocytes
E. Type II pneumocytes

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USMLE-Rx Step 1 Qmax Challenge #3316

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USMLE-Rx Step 1 Qmax Challenge #3316A 16-year-old girl comes to the physician concerned that she has not yet begun menstruating. Her blood pressure is 160/100 mm Hg. Physical examination reveals anatomically normal female genitals but a lack of any secondary sexual development including breast buds or pubic hair.

In this patient, hormones from which layer of the adrenal gland shown in the image are overproduced?

A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4
E. 5

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USMLE-Rx Step 1 Qmax Challenge #3311

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USMLE-Rx Step 1 Qmax Challenge #3311A 1-year-old child is brought to the emergency department by his concerned parents, who discovered bright-red blood in the child’s diaper. The pathologic lesion shown in the image was identified by a technetium scan and later excised.

Which two types of ectopic tissue are commonly present on this specimen?

A. Adrenal and gastric
B. Gastric and pancreatic
C. Gastric and thyroid
D. Pancreatic and adrenal
E. Thyroid and adrenal
F. Thyroid and pancreatic

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USMLERx Step 1 Qmax Challenge #1205

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USMLERx Step 1 Qmax Challenge #1205Mutation can cause hemoglobinopathy (see image).

This is an example of which type of mutation?

A. Frameshift mutation
B. Insertion mutation
C. Missense mutation
D. Nonsense mutation
E. Silent mutation

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USMLE-Rx Step 1 Qmax Challenge #3278

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USMLE-Rx Step 1 Qmax Challenge #3278A 35-year-old woman visits her primary care physician after feeling a hard lump in her neck. Her physician notes that she has a single, hard, nontender nodule in the left lobe of her thyroid that moves when she swallows. The patient denies tremor, restlessness, heat intolerance, or an increased level of anxiety. Blood tests show normal thyroid hormone and calcitonin levels. A scintiscan shows a cold nodule in the left lobe of her thyroid. Tissue is obtained and a histological section is shown in the image.

This patient most likely has which of the following?

A. Follicular carcinoma
B. Medullary carcinoma
C. Multinodular goiter
D. Papillary carcinoma
E. Thyroglossal duct cyst

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USMLE-Rx Step 1 Qmax Challenge #3265

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USMLE-Rx Step 1 Qmax Challenge #3265A 26-year-old recent immigrant from China presents to the emergency department with a 3-week history of fevers accompanied by night sweats and chills, weight loss of 2.3 kg (5 lb), and cough that is often productive of blood-tinged sputum. Bronchoalveolar lavage is performed and an acid-fast stain of the sample reveals the organism shown in the image.

Which of the following should be included in this patient’s therapy to prevent a common toxicity of treatment?

A. Cobalamin
B. Pyridoxine
C. Vitamin B1
D. Vitamin C
E. Vitamin E

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USMLE-Rx Step 1 Qmax Challenge #3243

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USMLE-Rx Step 1 Qmax Challenge #3243A 72-year-old man with a chronic cough comes to a local clinic complaining of a sharp pain in his ribs that started this morning after he had an episode of severe coughing. He notes that he has also been feeling very fatigued lately and has lost 10 lb (4.5 kg) in the past 3 months. The physician orders a chest x-ray, which reveals a rib fracture on the lateral view. Suspicious, the physician then orders a bone marrow biopsy. The results are shown in the image.

Which of the following additional pathologic findings is this patient most likely to have?

A. Aplastic anemia

B. Hypercalcemia

C. Hypocalcemia

D. Reed-Sternberg cells

E. Severely elevated prostate-specific antigen level

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