Flashcards in Dr. Hogan Tut #15 Deck (13)
causes of acute thrombocytopaenia
autoimmune: Abs to platelets
what is felty's syndrome triad? who gets it?
ppl who have RA for more than 10 years
what can cause a paradoxical thrombus and thrombocytopaenia?
heparin induced thrombocytopaenia and thrombosis
heparin induced thrombocytopaenia and thrombosis presents how?
DVTs, PEs, MIs
3 types of antiphospholipids?
why do you get thrombosis in antiphospholipid syndrome?
lupus anti-coagulant binds to prothrombin, increasing it's cleavage = procoagulant state
when examining eyes post a head strike, what to look out for?
entrapment of lateral rectus
blood in anterior chamber
retro-orbital haemorrhage with no posterior limit
how to check rhinorrhoea for CSF?
urine dipstick will show glucose if it is CSF
which area in brain is affected when the tremor gets worse with movement?
first symptoms the partner reports in someone with early parkinson's?
they don't turn over in bed
what the le fort classification for?
Type I: horizontal maxillary fractures
Type II:pyramidal fracture
Type III: passes through, naso, maxillary, orbital and zygomatic arch