Check out today’s Step 1 Qmax Question Challenge.
Know the answer? Post it below! Don’t forget to check back for an update with the correct answer and explanation (we’ll post it in the comments section below).
A 78-year-old right-handed man with a medical history of two transient ischemic attacks and hypertension presents to his general practitioner complaining that he is having trouble recognizing friends and acquaintances, even his wife. He reports he has had to depend upon mannerisms, clothing, and voices to determine people’s identities. His wife reports that the patient drives slower and adjusts his head position frequently while driving.
Which of the visual disturbances shown in the image is the most likely to occur in this patient?
Want to know the ‘bottom line?’ Purchase a USMLE-Rx Subscription and get many more features, more questions, and passages from First Aid, including images, references, and other facts relevant to this question.
This practice question is an actual question from the USMLE-Rx Step 1 test bank. For more USMLE Step 1 prep, subscribe to our Flash Facts and Step 1 Express video series. Score the best deal on all three products with a Step 1 Triple Play Bundle.