Pearls for Boards

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1) Icodextrin sometimes causes a desquamating rash on the palms and soles.

2) Sirolimus, five side effects to watch 1) Poor wound healing 2) Lung toxicity 3) Hyperlipidemia 4) Proteinuria 5) Anemia/Thrombocytopenia.

3) Classic EM finding in post infectious GN: Large subepithelial hump shaped deposits.

4) Conivaptan is both a V2 and V1a antagonist – as such, contraindicated in cirrhosis were V1a agonists are used for variceal bleeding.

5) Eosinophilic peritonitis is not uncommon when breaking in a new PD catheter.

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