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nbme20/Block 1/Question#48 (33.7 difficulty score)
An otherwise healthy 4-month-old girl is ...
Spontaneous involutionπŸ”,πŸ“Ί
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 +5 
submitted by kernicterusthefrog(126),
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I lsoa had eiftiilsdcfu ithw it,sh yecllpsiae F/Aw ginbe so veibbatdaer. eTrhe si eon rdow ni AF that plhes, dna hent I heva a link orf reom nfo:i wrsgo" rydalpi adn ersssrgee eootnslupsnay yb 8-5 earys do."l hhWci amesn i'st nedo hitw ist ovionuitln ahpes yb tne.h hTsi NCBI leitcra pehs:l The sneossL I daeeLnr fmor a eomnHimaag Clicin DRLT: adpir otwgrh suorcc for eht irsft wef nh,omt dlofeowl yb a efw otnsmh of tr,se nda enht ayres of lonvtuinio. Sicen teh ueqstino si sakgin wtha snaphpe vero 5 ys,rae hte oajtirym fo ahtt itme is nteps ni involionut sh.pea epoH this .hespl

whossayin  totally not NBME related, but I think you username is brilliant lol +5  



 +4 
submitted by strugglebus(172),
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heT ertsybrrwa asnaoeimghm edtn to rogw nda hnet nlomydra oulenv.it

medschul  My problem with this question is that a strawberry hemangioma should continue to grow until 5-8 yrs old so I did not see the answer choice "Continued enlargement as the child grows" would not be an acceptable answer as well. +10  
merpaperple  I still don't get that. Over the course of the next 5 years, it will 1. continue to enlarge as the child grows, and also 2. spontaneously involute. Both answers are literally correct. +  
fatboyslim  "Continued enlargement as the child grows" implies that the strawberry hemangioma will continue to grow and will not regress with time. That's why it's wrong I think +2  



 +3 
submitted by usmleboy(13),

I just want to add that I hate this question and I am not sure why the NBME loves to use the worst grammar imaginable.

We all know strawberry hemangiomas spontaneously involute after 5-8 years... why don't they just ask this? Why do they insist on ambiguity of phrases? Why are my board exams trying to trick me with poor english?

Rant over.




 +2 
submitted by humble_station(75),
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In 1290 FA Syratwberr aeinhmmgao -- ti prasaep elayr in elif, rogws idrapyl dan rsgeesres supynnsoeoalt by -58 seyra dol

So ni 5 eaysr siht hmoimenaag llwi nstuoneloysap uliotenv




 +0 
submitted by emh(9),
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.cx"edt.eep rvoe the xtne 5 yes"ra = it illw gowr utsj eikl t'is iognd !won tI lwil osupanoysnlet vuioelnt btu ont ervo eht ntxe 5 rseya - mybae in 5 ayr.se