Monthly Archives:
October 2017

Rapid Review: Pterygium

Published: October 5, 2017   |   Author: Yehuda Wolf, MPA, PA-C   |   Category: Rapid Review   |   Tagged: , ,   |   Read more

Pterygium Patient with a history of excessive sunlight exposure Complaining of something in the eye PE will show triangular-shaped growth on the medial side Sample question: A 62-year-old man presents with complaints of right eye irritation for the past three days. He is a landscaper and he is often outside. Physical examination reveals a fleshy, triangular growth from the […]

Rapid Review: Pyloric Stenosis

Published: October 2, 2017   |   Author: Yehuda Wolf, MPA, PA-C   |   Category: Rapid Review   |   Tagged: , , ,   |   Read more

Pyloric Stenosis Patient will be 2–6 weeks old Complaining of non-bilious projectile vomiting after feeding and early satiety PE will show RUQ olive-like mass (hypertrophied pylorus) Labs will show hypochloremic hypokalemic metabolic alkalosis Diagnosis is made by ultrasound or UGI series (string sign) Treatment is surgical Sample question: A 3-week-old boy presents with two days of non-bilious projectile vomiting. Examination reveals a mass in the infant’s right […]