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 newborn boy presents to his pediatrician for a routine check-up. According to his mother, the infant has been feeding and growing well. On physical examination, vital signs are temperature 98.0°F (36.7°C), HR 100/min, RR 30/min, and BP 80/60 mm Hg. The physician notices several hyperpigmented macules on the child’s skin as shown. When the physician inquires, the mother affirms that the macules have been present since birth and notes that she is not worried as she has several similar spots and has never had a problem with them.
What other physical exam finding is associated with this condition?
A. Bilateral vestibular schwannomas
B. Brushfield spots
C. Hypopigmentation of the hair
D. Iris hamartomas
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 USMLE-Rx 360 Step 1.