Tricky USMLE Question



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?


Is this senile purpura?


senile purpura


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!


Senile purpura :exclamation:


Indeed tested.


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


may be after Exclude another reasons


Thank you!