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1

2 things that can precipitate an adrenal crisis?

-suddenly stopping steroids
-bacterial infections

2

what is adrenal gland failure eponymous name?

Waterhouse Friderichsen Syndrome

3

oral glucose tolerance test is routinely tested in what condition?

pregnancy

4

what is lymphangitis?

inflammation of lymph vessels: red streaks tracking towards node from an infection site

5

most common organism for cellulitis?

strep

6

what are some subcutaneous spreading bacterial infections?

pseudomonas
staph
strep
clostridium
erysipeloid

7

how to treat clostridium perfringens?

debridement
O2 hyperbaric chamber

8

what kind of organism if clostridium perfringens?

gram positive rod, spore forming

9

what is COOMBS test for?

to detect autoantibodies to RBCs

10

5 causes of haemolytic anaemia

1. Idiopathic
2. Virus: CMV, EBV
3. B-cell lymphoproliferative disorder
4. drugs: beta-lactams and methyldopa
5. connective tissue disorder: lupus

11

3 Extra-dermal manifestations of psoriasis?

serositis
arthritis
alopecia

12

Causes of pre-hepatic jaundice? how does the urine and stool look?

Haemolysis, Gilbert's
Normal stools and urine because bilirubin is bound to albumin

13

Causes of intrahepatic jaundice? how does the urine and stool look?

Hepatitis, Cirrhosis

Dark Urine but normal stools

14

Causes of post-hepatic jaundice? how does the urine and stool look?

gall stones, obstruction, pancreatic cancer

dark urine, pale stools