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complications of ear infections

mastoiditis

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causes of pharyngitis

GAS
viral
Mono/EBV

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Amoxicillin + mono

weird rash

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meningitis

stiff neck, ha, fever
Neiserria, viral, S pneumo

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Encephalitis

headache, fever
viral, herpes/temporal lobe

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Endocarditis in drug users

bacteria in veins
affects tricuspid valve
emboli to lungs, nodules

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GE causes

viral
e coli, salmonella, shigella
Gram neg
c diff

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Pyelonephritis

E coli
fimbrae

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Dysuria without infection

STD

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skin infections

Staph/MRSA, strep
often on legs

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Drug Induced Hyperthermia

cocaine, amphetamines

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Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome cause

haloperidol, prochloroperzine, metroclopramide
withdrawal of DA dru

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Neuroleptic Malignant syndrome symptoms

lead pipe muscle rigidity
extrapyramidial SE
autonomic dysregulation
hyperthermia
inhib of central DA receptors

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Serotonin Syndrome

MAOI
hyperthermia, diarrhea, tremor
mycolonus, hyperreflexia, dilated pupils

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Malignant Hyperthermia

inhalaed anesthetics/succinylcholine
masseter muscle spasma, rigidity, rhabodomyolosis, myoglobinuria

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Endocrine causes of fever

hyperthyroidism
pheochromocytoma