Question: Hydroxychloroquine is commonly used in the treatment of a variety of rheumatologic diseases including lupus, and rheumatoid arthritis as well as for the treatment of certain malignancies (e.g. non-small cell lung cancer). What is the time course for the development of retinal toxicity in relation to the use of this drug?View full post for answer.
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Question: Most scorpions whose stings cause serious medical problems are members of the Buthidae family. This family includes scorpions from the genera leiurus, androctonus and buthus, tityus, centruroides, mesobuthus, and parabuthus. Each of these genera are indigenous to different geographic locations; North and Central America, Asia, North Africa, Near/Middle East and South America. Match the listed genera with the correct geographic locationView full post for answer.
Question: What is the typical clinical progression of the phenytoin and fosphenytoin related “purple-glove syndrome”?View full post for answer.