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NBME 16 Answers

nbme16/Block 2/Question#3 (3.8 difficulty score)
A 48-year-old woman comes to the physician ...
Increased follicle-stimulating hormone🔍
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This is a peri-menopausal woman experiencing the typical symptoms of hot flashes and irregular periods. Decreased estrogen/progesterone production leads to vaginal atrophy and negative feedback onto the anterior pituitary, leading to increased FSH and LH hormones.

baja_blast  Menopause on FA2019 p. 622 +