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Starry-Sky pattern in Burkitt’s Lymphoma

High Yield One Liner : Starry-Sky pattern is seen in Burkitt’s lymphoma. Explanation The tumor cells of B lymphoblast’s which are large rounded or indented nucleus and 3 or 4 nucleoli with thin layer of basophilic cytoplasm are closely apposed to each other forming a dark blue background (the ‘sky’). The surrounding macrophages with abundant …

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Eggshell calcification in Silicosis

One-Liner for Exams : Eggshell calcification is seen in Silicosis IMAGING Explanation Plain X-ray posteroanterior view showing bilateral hilar adenopathy with eggshell calcification Hope that mnemonic helped. Got a better mnemonic for the same? Let us know in the comments below.Also check out these medical mnemonics Glycogen Storage Diseases: High Yield Notes and Mnemonics Upper …

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Pencil in Cup deformity seen in Psoriatic Arthritis

High Yield One-Liner Pencil-in-cup deformity is seen iin Psoriatic Arthritis. IMAGING Explanation The appearance results from periarticular erosions and bone resorption giving the appearance of a pencil in a cup Hope that mnemonic helped. Got a better mnemonic for the same? Let us know in the comments below.Also check out these medical mnemonics Mnemonics for …

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Watermelon stomach in systemic sclerosis

High Yield One-Liner Watermelon stomach is seen in systemic sclerosis. Pathognomonic red vascular folds (which have been likened to stripes on a watermelon) may be seen on endoscopic evaluation. 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 Side …

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CARCINOGENS

carcinogen

Carcinogens are commonly asked in medical exams (be it USMLE, PLAB, NEET). Direct one-liners are asked about which carcinogen causes which cancer, and the mechanism of the carcinogenicity. More commonly though, exposure to carcinogen(s) is mentioned as a clinical clue in Clinical Vignettes, where the clue often clinches the diagnosis. Go through the following HIGH …

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Father of Pharmacology

Oswald Schmiedeberg Father of Pharmacology

Who is known as the Father of Pharmacology?A. Oswald SchmiedebergB. J LangleyC. Rudolf BuchheimD. Paul Ehrlich Correct answer : A. Oswald Schmiedeberg Oswald Schmiedeberg is regarded as the Father of Pharmacology. Oswald Schmiedeberg earned his medical doctorate from the University of Dorpat with a thesis on the measurement of chloroform in blood, titled “Determination and Concentration of Chloroform in the …

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