Dermatology

Mnemonics for Clinical Features of Reiter Syndrome

Remember the clinical features of Reiter syndrome using the mnemonic PICK GUN. Planter Fascitis Inflamed Joints Conjunctivitis, Circinate Balanitis Keratoderma Blenorrhagia Gum ulceration Urethritis Nail Dystrophy Hope that mnemonic helped. Got a better mnemonic for the same? Let us know in the comments below.Also check out these medical mnemonics Spermatic Cord Contents : Mnemonic Mnemonics …

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Muehrcke Line

Muehrcke lines are multiple transverse white linear bands parallel to the lunula of the fingernail. They represent an apparent leukonychia as they result from an abnormality in the vasculature of the nail bed. Several conditions may trigger the hypoalbuminemia implicated in Muehrcke’s nails. Nephrotic syndrome, glomerulonephritis, liver diseases, and malnutrition are the most common, with …

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Mnemonic for Causes of Erythema Nodosum

Remember the causes of Erythema Nodosum using the mnemonic NODOSUM. NODOSUM NO cause found in 60% Drugs Oral Contraceptives Sarcoidosis or Lofgren’s syndrome Ulcerative Colitis, Crohns, Bechet’s Mirobiology: TB, Viral, Bacterial, Fungal Another mnemonic for causes of Erythema Nodosum is SHOUT BCG. Sarcoid, Sulfa drugs, Strept. Histoplasmosis Oral contraceptives, pregnancy Ulcerative colitis TB Bechet’s Crohns …

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