During a barroom fight, a 24-year-old man is hit with a bottle on  the lateral aspect of the lower leg. The man receives a deep laceration   about halfway down his lower leg, in the vicinity of the fibula.    Following the injury, he loses sensation over most of the dorsum    of the foot. Which of the following muscles is also innervated by     the nerve that was likely damaged?

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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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