Month: January 2021

Mnemonic for Vulvar Pruritis Causes : ILL DOC

Remember the causes or differentials for Vulvar Pruritis using the medical mnemonic ILL DOC Vulvar Pruritus differential diagnosis : ILL DOC Infection: candidiasis, Oxyuris vermicularis (pin worms), Trichomonas vaginalis Lichen sclerosis et atrophicus Lichen simplex (ie: neurodermatitis) Diabetes mellitus Oestrogen deficiency (ie: post-menopausal) Contact dermatitis Hope that mnemonic helped. Got a better mnemonic for the …

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Mnemonic for Wernicke-Korsakoff Disease Clinical Findings : COAT RACK

Remember the clincal features of Wernicke-Korsakoff Disease using the medical mnemonic / acronym : COAT RACK. Wernicke-Korsakoff’s Psychosis findings : COAT RACK Wernicke’s encephalopathy (acute phase): COAT Confusion Ophthalmoplegia Ataxia Thiamine tx Korsakoff’s psychosis (chronic phase): RACK Retrograde amnesia Anterograde amnesia Confabulation Korsakoff’s psychosis Hope that mnemonic helped. Got a better mnemonic for the same? …

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Femoral Triangle and Femoral Sheath Contents Mnemonic

Femoral Triangle and Femoral Sheath Contents Mnemonic Remember the contents of Femoral triangle along with the relations using the mnemonic NAVEL The structures of the femoral triangle, from lateral to medial, can be remembered as, NAVEL Nerve (femoral nerve)Artery (femoral artery)Vein (femoral vein)Empty spaceLymphatics (lymphatic vessels, deep inguinal lymph nodes) If lateral medial confuses you, you can …

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Mnemonic for Addison’s Disease Clinical Findings : FATIGuED

Addison’s Disease, clinical findings: FATIGuED Remember the clincal features of Addison’s disease using the medical mnemonic / acronym : FATIGuED. Fatigue Antibodies (ie: anti-adrenal, antithyroid, antiparietal cell Triad: hyponatremia, hypokalemia, azotemia Increased pigmentation of skin and tongue Gastrointestinal: weight loss, anorexia Nausea and vomiting Eosinophillia, neutropenia Decreased blood pressure (ie: hypotension) Hope that mnemonic helped. Got a …

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