Medicine

Mnemonics for Causes of Acute Pancreatitis

Remember the causes of Acute Pancreatitis using the mnemonic STAY HOME. STAY HOME Stone(gallstones) Toxins(Scorpion stings), Tumor Alcohol, Autoimmune injurie of pancreatic duct Hypertriglyceridemia, Hypercalcemia, Hereditary factors Obstruction(Biliary) Medication, Mumps, Mycoplasma ERCP 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 Differential Diagnosis of Chronic Cough

Remember the Differential Diagnosis of Chronic Cough using the mnemonic SAVE LIVES. SAVE LIVES Somatic cough syndrome (psychogenic cough), Syndrome of Upper airway cough(PND) Asthma, ACE inhibitor, Aspiration Very dilated bronchi(bronchiectasis) Eosinophilic bronchitis Lung cancer, Laryngopharyngeal reflux Infection(respiratory tract) Variable disorders of the other external auditory canals, pharynx, larynx,… Esophageal Reflux Smoking, Symptom of Heart …

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Mnemonics for Differential Diagnosis of Hair Loss

Remember the differential diagnosis of Hair Loss using TOP HAT. TOP HAT Telogen effluvium, Tinea capitis Out of Fe, Zn Physical: trichotillomania, “corn-row” braiding Hormonal: hypothyroidism, androgenic Autoimmune: SLE, alopecia areata Toxins: heavy metals, anticoagulants, chemotherapy, vitamin A, SSRls Hope that mnemonic helped. Got a better mnemonic for the same? Let us know in the …

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Mnemonics – Differential Diagnosis of Erectile Dysfunction

Remember the Differential Diagnosis of Erectile Dysfunction using the mnemonic PENIS. PENIS Psychogenic Endocrine (type 2 DM, testosterone) Neurogenic (type 2 DM, post-operative) Insufficiency of blood (atherosclerosis) Substances 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- Causes of Absolute polycythemia

Remember the causes of Absolute Polycythemia using the mnemonic HAJI or ABDULRASHID. HAJI Hypoxia/cardiopulmonary-associated Autonomous EPO production + Associated with renal disorder + Athletic performance enhancing agents JAK2 mutation ;polycythemia vera Inherited (germline mutations) Alternatively, Full Causes By Details ABDULRASHID Apnea Blood Doping Uterine myomata Low partial pressure of oxygen in inspired air Right-to-left cardiac …

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Mnemonics – Causes of Chronic Constipation

Remember the causes of chronic constipation using the mnemonic JOE BIDEN JOE BIDEN Juvenile eating disorder(anorexia nervosa) Other(pregnancy, systemic sclerosis, myotonic dystrophy) Environmental and dietary(low fiber diet, immobility,…) Bowel obstructing lesions Irritable bowel syndrome, Idiopathic chronic constipation Drugs(Aluminum, Opiates,…), Dyssynergia defecation Endocrine and metabolic (hypothyroidism,hypokalemia,hypercalcemia) Neurogenic disorders(Multiple sclerosis, Hirschsprung disease) Hope that mnemonic helped. Got …

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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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