A Guatemalan child with a history of meconium ileus is brought to a  clinic because of a chronic cough. The mother notes a history of   respiratory tract infections and bulky, foul-smelling stools.    After assessment of the respiratory tract illness, the physician    should also look for signs of

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A 4-year-old boy presents to the emergency room with muscle spasms. His  past medical history is significant for recurrent infections and neonatal   seizures. Evaluation of his serum electrolytes reveals hypocalcemia.    This patient would be most susceptible to which of the following     diseases?

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A 45-year-old male presents to the physician with muscle cramps,  perioral numbness, and irritability over the past 3 to 4 months. Lab   results reveal hypocalcemia, normal albumin level, and hyperphosphatemia   . Parathyroid hormone level is decreased. Alkaline phosphatase level is    normal. Which of the following is most likely causing this clinical    scenario?

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A healthy, 37-year-old, recently divorced woman loses her job at th e auto factory. She picks up her three young children from the factory  day care center and gets into an automobile accident on the way home.   Her 5-year-old son, who was not wearing a seat belt, sustains a severe    head injury. The woman was not hurt in the accident, but is     hyperventilating as she sits in the waiting room at the hospital.      She complains of feeling faint and has blurred vision. Which of       the following is decreased in this woman?

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A 32-year-old, blood type A positive male receives a kidney transplant  from a blood type B positive female donor with whom he had a 6-antigen HLA   match. Once the kidney is anastomosed to the man's vasculature, the   transplant team immediately begins to observe swelling and interstitial    hemorrhage. After the surgery, the patient developed fever and    leukocytosis and produced no urine. Which of the following is the most likely explanation?

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