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(38.9 difficulty score)
A 32-year-old man who lives at sea level ...
Don't mind me. Just sippin my dumb ass soda over here.
The term "Normoblast" isn't even in first aid.
NBME testing your knowledge of synonyms. Have to know 15 descriptive words of the same thing I guess.
I wish they would stop making it so every other question I know the answer and I can't find it among the answer choices because they decided to use some medical thesaurus on us.
Metamyelocytes = Precursor to neutrophils
Siderophages = hemosiderin-containing macrophage aka heart failure cells
Theres a UWorld question about Parvovirus B19 that mentions "giant pronormoblasts" that helped me make the connection
I got it right but would it hurt them to put RBCs? Medicine is hard as it is. No need to make the exams more complicated. I doubt my pt is ever going to as me if his/ her normoblasts are going to increase if they go hiking in the mountains
I can guarantee you this Q was written by some sadistic PhD examiner