Flashcards in Surgical Tut #4 RIF Pain Deck (13):
first presentation of RIF pain?
nausea and vomiting
3 positions of appendix
appendicitis classical symptoms
loss of appetite
why microhaem and leukocytes in urine with appendicitis?
irritation of bladder due to surrounding inflammation
etiology of appendicitis obstruction?
lymphoid hyperplasia (kids, and young adults)
anyone over age 50 with suspected appendicitis, do what?
CT abdo or CT KUB
UTI, in dipstick you want to see what?
causes of terminal ileitis
where do renal stones get lodged? when to worry
PUJ - pelvic ureteric junction
VUJ - vesico-ureteric junction
worry if larger than 5-6mm
mesenteric adenitis is what?
causes lymphadenopathy, enlarges in mesentry
meckel's diverticulum is where? who? what kinds of mucosa?
terminal ilieum, within 2 feet, 2% of pop, 2 types of mucosa: gastric and pancreatic (enzymes)
GI bleeding, malaena in young person without previous GI ulcers or Ca