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Points Awarded 3.00 Points Missed 2.00 Percentage 60.0%
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1. A 20-year-old pregnant woman wants to know what her male fetus' chance of getting hemophilia A is. Both of her two brothers and 3 of her maternal uncles have hemophilia A. The risk of her baby boy's being afflicted by hemophilia A is: A) 12.5% B) 25% C) 50% D) 75% E) difficult to decide Feedback: Her mother must be a carrier of the gene in one of her X chromosome. The patient has 50% chance of having the gene. Her boy has 50% chance of getting the gene from his mother, therefore 50%X50%= 25%. Points Earned: 0.0/1.0 Correct Answer(s): B 2. A 24-year-old woman presents with progressive onset of fatigue, malaise and arthralgia over the last 2.5 months. She is not known to have risks for viral hepatitis and she denies taking any over the counter drugs. Her current medication is L-thyroxine 0.15 mg daily. Physical examination shows a mild hepatomegaly. Laboratory studies: ALT 350 U/LAST 300 U/L, alkaline phosphatase 100 U/L, albumin 3.8 g/dL, and globulin 3.1 g/dL.
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This note was uploaded on 10/13/2010 for the course USMLE na taught by Professor Na during the Spring '10 term at St. Matthew's University.

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