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Mnemonic for Cullen’s Sign & Grey-Turner’s Sign in Pancreatitis

Superficial edema and bruising in the subcutaneous fatty tissue around the umbilicus & flanks and they are the sign of retroperitoneal hemorrhage. Hope that mnemonic helped. Got a better mnemonic for the same? Let us know in the comments below.Also check out these medical mnemonics Failed Intubation : Causes Mnemonic for Pancoast syndrome Mnemonic for …

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Mnemonic for Peptic Ulcer Disease association with food intake

Use the simple mnemonic to remember the association of pain in Peptic ulcer disease with food intake. Gastric ulcer pain = Greater with food Duodenal ulcer pain = Decreases with food 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 …

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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 Mnemonics for Risk factors for Congenital …

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Mnemonic for Metabolic Changes in Alkalosis

Remember the metabolic changes in Alkalosis using the following mnemonic. “Al-K-loss, Al-Ca-loss” There is loss of K+ (hypokalemia) and Ca++ (hypocalcemia) in state of alkalosis Hope that mnemonic helped. Got a better mnemonic for the same? Let us know in the comments below.Also check out these medical mnemonics Polycythemia vera – High Yield Notes Mnemonics …

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Mnemonic for Stenson’s and Wharton’s Salivary Ducts

How to remember Stenson’s and Wharton’s Salivary Ducts ? Use the mnemonic below to remember the salivary ducts. Stenson’s – think “S” for Second molar and Smokeless tobacco (between check and gum). Logically drains the parotid gland. Wharton’s – think “W” for Wet Willie (requires finger against tongue to initiate). Logically drains the submandibular and …

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Mnemonics for Ramsay-Hunt syndrome

Remember the cause and common features of Ramsay Hunt syndrome using the mnemonic Ramsay Hunt (R-H). Etiology Reactivated Herpes zoster Complication Reduced Hearing 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 HLA B27 associated diseases Mnemonic for Risk …

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Mnemonics for Papillary Thyroid carcinoma

Remember the clinical features of PAPILLARY Thyroid Carcinoma using the 5Ps. Clinical features: Papillae (branching) Palpable lymph nodes “Pupil” nuclei (Orphan Annie) Psammoma bodies within lesion (often) Also, has a Positive Prognosis (10 year survival rate: 98%) Hope that mnemonic helped. Got a better mnemonic for the same? Let us know in the comments below.Also …

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Mnemonic for Differential Diagnosis for Back Pain

Remember the differential diagnosis for Back Pain using the mnemonic DISK MASS. DISK MASS Degeneration {DJD, Osteoporosis, Spondylosis} Infection {UTI, PID, Potts, Osteo, Prostatitis} +Injury/Fracture, compression fracture Spondylitis, Ankylosing +Spondyloarthropathies {Rheumatoid, Reiters, SLE} Kidney stones/infarction/infection {Pyelonephritis /abscess} Multiple Myeloma, +Metastasis from breast, prostate, lung, thyroid, kidney CA Aneurysm – Abdominal Slipped Disk, Spondylolisthesis, Spinal Stenosis …

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Mnemonic for Causes and Management of EPISTAXIS

Remember the causes of Epistaxis using the mnemonic NSAID . NSAID Nasal disorders e.g. trauma, tumor, rhinitis, sinusitis, lupus, etc. Spontaneous, Scurvy Air sickness, Arterial hypertension, Altitude high Idiopathic, Infective fever Diphtheria, Danlos syndrome, Drugs: salicylates, quinine, etc. Remember the management of Epistaxis using the mnemonic EPISTAXIS . EPISTAXIS Examine Attempt to distinguish between anterior …

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