Free Board Review Questions of the Week – EM Inflammatory Disorders

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Free Inflammatory Disorders Board Review Questions

This week's FREE CME Quick Quiz offers free inflammatory disorders board review questions.  Topics include: abdominal and gastrointestinal disorders, acute appendicitis, female pelvic pathology, and more.  Here's a sample...

This week's free board review question...

A 27-year-old woman presents to you complaining of several days of lower abdominal pain with associated dysuria and vaginal discharge.

She has experienced minimal nausea but no vomiting or anorexia.

Her vital signs are:

  • heart rate: 105 beats/minute
  • blood pressure: 118/78 mm Hg
  • temperature: 101 °F (38.3 °C)

Which of the following is most likely to yield clinically useful information about the presence or absence of appendicitis?

Answer Options

complete blood count (CBC)
pelvic examination

And the answer is ...

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