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What does the blood look like in myeloma?

Here’s a good question to test your knowledge of myeloma. Q. Which of the following peripheral blood findings is most...

Absolute vs. corrected reticulocyte count

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Boards Help! Advice from students who took boards.

For the third and final part of our series on how to study for boards (see part 1 and part 2 ) we’ll take a look at advice from students...

Boards Help! A strategy for answering boards questions.

This is the second in a series of three posts on boards (check out the last one , which covered how to choose resources and set up a study...

Boards Help! How to make a plan and choose resources.

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Sep 19 2009 by pathologystudent
Wow, you are good researchers. Yes, that sounds very appropriate. It's the vagus nerve that you're talking about - and it certainly does supply the stomach. You should send the endocrinologist a bill!
Sep 19 2009 by P S P.
Anyway, thought it might come in handy in case you get the question again from someone else.  Thanks for you help!
Sep 19 2009 by P S P.

Therefore, her temp is way off (freezes all the time) and she experiences a "fullness" feeling even though she can only eat tiny amounts.  This nerve seems to tell the stomach when it is time to process food, start digestion, and so forth.  I believe there is a term though I can't remember it right now....  it is a form of stomach paralysis....



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