These are the answers for the questions covering PID and disorders of the breast. You can find the review questions here and you can find the article and podcast here.
1. The answer is B
- This describes a gram stain for Staph Aureus
- This describes a gram stain for Neisseria gonorrhoeae. You would expect either Chlamydia or Neisseria to be the pathogens for PID.
- This describes a gram stain for Lactobacillus
- This describes a gram stain for Spirochete
2. The answer is D. Fibrocystic changes on physical are typically have multiple masses and are bilateral. The majority are painful. They are well defined and often change in size in conjunction with the menstrual cycle.
3. The answer is A.
- Augmenting is used to treat mastitis and the patient may continue to breastfeed and should continue to mechanically express the breast.
- See explanation for A
- Gentamicin is used for gram negative bacteria which are unlikely to cause mastitis
- See answer for C
4. Women 50-74 years old, who are not at increased risk have a screening mammography every two years.
5. The answers are A,B,D,E and F
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