Welcome to the 172th FOAMed Quiz!
In hip dislocations of native joints (no total hip arthroplasty), which of the following is the most common?
A: Postero superior dislocation
B: Postero inferior dislocation
C: Antero superior dislocation
D: Antero inferior dislocation
You work in a remote, resource-poor location in Southeast Asia and your 24 year old patient comes in with fever, aggressive behavior and hydrophobia. You suspect rabies.
What are the chances of survival in this patient?
B: 5 percent
C: 10 percent
D: 20 percent
A bite by which of the following animals is the most common cause of rabies in the previously (question 2) described patient?
Okay, bonus question on rabies. A very controversial and aggressive treatment protocol that includes therapeutic coma, ketamine infusion and amantadine was developed in 2004. Experts advise against the use of this treatment combination due to lack of supportive evidence.
What is the name of this protocol?
A: Madison protocol
B: Chicago protocol
C: Minneapolis protocol
D: Milwaukee protocol
Your 15 year old patient presents with osteomyelitis of the frontal bone associated with a subperiosteal abscess.
What is this disease called?
A: Brodie abscess
B: Evans tumor
C: Kaposi sarcoma
D: Pott’s puffy tumor
The correct answer is D.
Pott’s puffy tumor was covered on AliEM last week.
A Brodie Abscess is a subacute or chronic pyogenic osteomyelitis.
An Evans Tumor is a low-grade fibromyxoid sarcoma.
Kaposi sarcoma is a low grade vascular tumor associated with human herpesvirus 8 infection.
Pott’s puffy tumor indeed is osteomyelitis of the frontal bone associated with a subperiosteal abscess.
Fitz-Hugh Curtis Syndrome (FHCS), also known as perihepatitis is characterized by inflammation of the liver capsule and surrounding peritoneum with “violin-string” adhesion formation.
Which of the following patients is most likely to contract FHCS?
A: A 20 year old male
B: A 60 year old male
C: A 20 year old female
D: A 60 year old female
The correct answer is C
FHCS was covered on ACEP Now last week.
FHCS is a rare complication of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). It’s usually found in sexually active women, but there are also reports of FHCS occurring in men. The most common causative organisms are Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
This quiz was written by Sophie Nieuwendijk, Denise van Vossen, Nicole van Groningen, Jeroen van Brakel, Noortje Geerts and Renée Deckers
Reviewed and edited by Rick Thissen