Month: February 2021

Causes of Air in the Biliary tree (Pneumobilia)

Remember the causes of air in the biliary tree / Pneumobilia using the mnemonic PERSEPOLIS. PERSEPOLIS Percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography Emphysematous cholecystitis Retrograde cholangiopancreatography Surgery Enteric Fistula(due to gallstones or peptic ulcer disease) Pancreatitis Other(e.g. Congenital anomaly) Liver abscess Incompetent Sphincter of Oddi Alternatively; you can remember the mnemonic SuPER GaS to learn the causes of …

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Mnemonics for Supraventricular Tachycardia Treatment – ABCDE

Remember the treatment of Supraventricular Tachycardia using the mnemonic ABCDE. ABCDE Adenosine Beta blocker Calcium channel blocker Digoxin Excitation (vagal stimulation) Hope that mnemonic helped. Got a better mnemonic for the same? Let us know in the comments below.Also check out these medical mnemonics Mnemonic for Suicide Risk Factors Mnemonics for Causes of Carpal tunnel …

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Mnemonic for Pancoast syndrome

Pancoast syndrome (Pancoast’s syndrome) typically results when a malignant neoplasm of the superior sulcus of the lung leads to destructive lesions of the thoracic inlet and involvement of the brachial plexus and cervical sympathetic nerves (stellate ganglion). This is accompanied by the following : Severe pain in the shoulder region radiating toward the axilla and …

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Mnemonics to remember Side-Effects of Busulfan

Remember the side-effects of Busulfan using the mnemonic BUSULFAN. Bone Marrow suppression Ulcers in Mouth Skin pigmentation Uric acid increased Lung Fibrosis & Loss of Fertility Appetite loss & Adrenal insufficiency Nausea and vomiting Hope that mnemonic helped. Got a better mnemonic for the same? Let us know in the comments below.Also check out these …

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Mnemonics for features of Turner syndrome

Remember the features of Turner Syndrome using the mnemonic ELECTION. Eye problems → ptosis, amblyopia, cataract Ear infections and hearing loss Lymphedema Low hair line Liver disorder Elbow deformity → cubitus valgus Cardiac abnormalities → Bicuspid aortic valve and Cortication Thyroid disorder → hypothyroidism Increased weight and BP Ovaries dysgenesis → infertility, amenorrhea Nipples → …

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Mnemonic for Causes of Aplastic Anemia

Remember the causes of Aplastic Anemia using the mnemonic LIONEL MESSI Long term exposure to Toxins Ionizing radiation Others(thymoma, pregnancy, GVHD) Nocturnal hemoglobinuria(~PNH) Epstein-Barr virus Lupus erythematosus Medication (NSAIDs, Anti-seizure agents, Antibiotics, Anti-thyroid) + Myelodysplastic syndromes Eosinophilic fasciitis, EBV Seronegative (non-A through -G) hepatitis Shwachman-Diamond syndrome and other inherited genetic abnormalities Idiopathic Hope that mnemonic …

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Mnemonic for Drugs that Precipitate Gout

Remember FACT – drugs that precipitate gout. FACT Furosemide Aspirin® (low dose) + Alcohol Cyclosporine Thiazide diuretics Hope that mnemonic helped. Got a better mnemonic for the same? Let us know in the comments below.Also check out these medical mnemonics Mnemonic for Clinical Features of Potter’s Syndrome Inhalation Anesthetics Mnemonic for Ocular Structures derived from …

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Mnemonic for Causes of Acute Renal Failure

Remember the causes of Acute Renal Failure (ARF) using the menmonic “Patients with ARF can’t VOID RIGHT ” Vasculitis Obstruction (e.g., calyces, bladder, or ureters) Infection Drugs (i.e., acute tubular necrosis [ATN]) Renal artery stenosis Interstitial nephropathy Glomerular disease Hypovolemia Thromboembolism Hope that mnemonic helped. Got a better mnemonic for the same? Let us know …

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