Signs

Mnemonic for Causes of Eggshell Calcification in Thorax and Mediastinum

Eggshell calcification causes are numerous and quite difficult to memorize. This is frequently asked in medical school exams. A super helpful mnemonic to remember the major causes of eggshell calcification of the nodes in the thorax and mediastinum are:  A Silly Cool Sergeant Likes His Tubercular Blast Sally Smith Likes Her Smart ABC Mnemonic Mnemonic A Silly Cool Sergeant Likes His …

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Mnemonic for Differential Diagnosis of Lucent and Lytic bone lesions

We have two super useful mnemonics for the differential diagnosis of lucent/lytic bone lesions : FEGNOMASHIC FOG MACHINES They are anagrams of each other and therefore include the same components. They are by no means exhaustive, but are good enough to help you remember a differential for a lucent/lytic bone lesion and will suffice for >95% of the time 1. Mnemonics FEGNOMASHIC …

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Triad of Alport Syndrome

Alport syndrome is an oculo-renal syndrome characterized by a triad of clinical findings consisting of hemorrhagic nephritis, sensorineural hearing loss and characteristic ocular findings. The triad of Alport syndrome is SNHL – Sensorineural deafness, Progressive kidney failure and Ocular anomalies. Remember the mnemonic KOH to remember the triad of Alport syndrome. K – Kidney : …

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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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Signs In Radiology – A Comprehensive List

This is a comprehensive compilation of the various imaging signs seen in radiology, compiled from online resources like radiopaedia, LearningRadiology and standard textbooks.This is a high-yield topic in radiology and multiple MCQs are asked on this topic, in every medical exam, be it USMLE, NEET, PLAB, INICET. DO bookmark this page and try to revise …

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Kayser-Fleischer Ring

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Introduction Kayser-Fleischer ring (K-F ring), also referred to as Fleischer-Kayser ring or Fleischer-Strumpell ring is the most common ophthalmologic manifestation of Wilson disease. KR ring is seen as a golden-brown or green-yellow, bronze or reddish-brown ring in the periphery of the cornea. It occurs due to deposition of copper granules in the cornea. The excess circulating …

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