Flashcards in Hogan Tut. 15 Deck (14)
2 things that can precipitate an adrenal crisis?
-suddenly stopping steroids
what is adrenal gland failure eponymous name?
Waterhouse Friderichsen Syndrome
oral glucose tolerance test is routinely tested in what condition?
what is lymphangitis?
inflammation of lymph vessels: red streaks tracking towards node from an infection site
most common organism for cellulitis?
what are some subcutaneous spreading bacterial infections?
how to treat clostridium perfringens?
O2 hyperbaric chamber
what kind of organism if clostridium perfringens?
gram positive rod, spore forming
what is COOMBS test for?
to detect autoantibodies to RBCs
5 causes of haemolytic anaemia
2. Virus: CMV, EBV
3. B-cell lymphoproliferative disorder
4. drugs: beta-lactams and methyldopa
5. connective tissue disorder: lupus
3 Extra-dermal manifestations of psoriasis?
Causes of pre-hepatic jaundice? how does the urine and stool look?
Normal stools and urine because bilirubin is bound to albumin
Causes of intrahepatic jaundice? how does the urine and stool look?
Dark Urine but normal stools