Tricky USMLE Question

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#1

The USMLE may present you with a case of an elderly man/women and a picture like this.

In the stem of the question they may want you to believe its a case of abuse, but it is not.

What would be your diagnosis?


#2

Is this senile purpura?


#3

senile purpura


#4

Yes, elderly abuse is always a distract to senile purpura in the USMLE. I wish for more participation as I see so many watchers lol. Lets do this guys!


#5

Senile purpura :exclamation:


#6

Indeed tested.


#7

Senile purpura is the most commonly mistaken entity for elderly abuse. According to Pass program it is always tested. Anyone can confirm?


#8

may be after Exclude another reasons


#9

Thank you!