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A 17 year old white male presents with a concerning finding on the floor of his mouth. The rounded mass in seen under his tongue. It is not tender and is not fixed. See picture: 

What is the name of this finding? 

A. Ranula
B. Simple cyst
C. Cavity
D. Frenulum

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A 58-year-old man presents to the ED with severe abdominal pain in his left lower quadrant. A plain film x-ray shows a sigmoid volvulus.

What is the appropriate management?

A. Sigmoidectomy
B. Decompression by sigmoidoscope
C. Hydrostatic barium enema
D. Antibiotics

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A 56-year-old man has surgery for ruptured diverticulitis. 24 hours after the surgery, he develops fever.

What is the most likely cause?

A. Pneumonia/aspiration
C. Wound infection
E. Medication side effect

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A 60 year old woman had an abdominal hysterectomy and salpingo-oophorectomy 3 days ago. She had an indwelling bladder catheter, which was removed in the recovery room. She has been voiding normally since then. She began ambulation on the 1st postoperative day, and has been as active as possible under the circumstances, including faithful adherence to a prescribed program of incentive spirometry. On the evening of the 3rd postoperative day, she spikes a fever, with a temperature to 39.4°C (103°F).

Which of the following is the most likely source of the fever? 

A. Atelectasis
B. Deep thrombophlebitis
C. Intra-abdominal abscess
D. Urinary tract infection
E. Wound infection

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Correct Answer B: A patient is involved in a motor vehicle accident (MVA). He presents to the ED, during physical exam you notice he has blood at urinary meatus. 

Which of the following is contraindicated at this time? 

A. Urethrogram
B. Catheterization
C. Urinalysis
D. Prostate exam

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