Q: Initial tx of cord compression by neoplasm
A: IV steroids + radiation
Q: The most sensitive body areas to detect central cyanosis = [...]
A: mouth and mucuous membranes
Q: What causes sludging in hypervisocity syndromes?
A: Marked elevation in certain serum proteins produces the sludging
Q: [...] most often occurs during the treatment of high growth fraction tumors, e.g. hematologic such as T-cell leukemia or lymphoma.
A: Tumor lysis syndrome
Q: [...] is used controversally, in malignant cerebral lesions with edema.
Q: [...] lymphoma is a cause of upper airway obstruction.
Q: Symptoms of [...] obstruction occur in the early morning.
A: early in the morning
Q: Granulocytopenia is marked by WBC [...] and segmented neutrophil count of <1000/mm3.
Q: [...] is associated with the hyperviscosity syndrome.
A: Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia
Q: Increased protein, increased pressure, decreased glucose, and positive cytology make the diagnosis of [...]
A: leptomeningeal carcinomatosis