Gastroenterology Mnemonics part 1

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Gastroenterology Mnemonics



Splenomegaly: causes CHINA:
Congestion/ Cellular infiltration 
Haematological (eg haemolytic anaemia, Sickle cell) 
Infection/ Infarction (eg malaria, GF,CMV)
Neoplasia (eg CML, lymphoma, other
myeloproliferative) 
Autoimmune


Dysphagia: causes MOON:
Mouth lesions
Obstruction
Oesophageal stricture
Neurological (eg stroke, Guillain-
Barre, achalasia)


Cirrhosis: differential: common and rarer · Common causes are ABC
Alcohol
B (Hepatitis) 
C (Hepatitis) · 
Rarer are also ABC:
Autoimmune
Biliary cirrhosis
Copper (Wilson's)


Hepatic encephalopathy: precipitating factors ABCDEFI:
Alcohol withdrawal
Bleeding (GI)
Constipation 
Drugs: withdraw any sedatives/narcotics 
Electrolyte imbalances
Fluid depletion: stop diuretics
Infections: treat vigorously


Celiac disease: gluten-free diet grains BB-WORM:
Barley
Buckwheat
Wheat
Oats
Ry e
Malt


Dry mouth: differential "DRI":·2 of each:
Drugs/ Dehydration
Renal failure/ Radiotherapy
Immunological (Sjogren's)/ Intense emotions


Liver failure: decompensating chronic liver failure differential
HEPATICUS:
Haemorrhage
Electrolyte disturbance
Protein load/ Paracetamol
Alcohol binge
Trauma
Infection
Constipation
Uraemia
Sedatives/ Shunt/ Surgery


Cirrhosis: causes of hepatic cirrhosis HEPATIC
Hemochromatosis (primary) 
Enzy me deficiency (alpha-1-antitrypsin) 
Post hepatic (infection + drug induced) 
Alcoholic
Ty rosinosis
Indian childhood (galactosemia)
Cardiac/ Cholestatic
(biliary)/ Cancer/ Copper
(Wilson's)


Hepatic encephalopathy: precipitating factors HEPATICS
Hemorrhage in GIT/ Hyperkalemia
Excess protein in diet
Paracentesis
Acidosis/ Anemia
Trauma
Infection
Colon surgery Sedatives


Diabetic ketoacidosis: precipitating factors · 5 I's: 
Infection
Ischaemia (cardiac, mesenteric)
Infarction
Ignorance (poor control)
Intoxication (alcohol)


Whipple's disease: clinical manifestations SHELDA:
Serositis
Hy perpigmentation of skin
Eating less (weight loss)
Ly mphadenopathy
Diarrhea
Arthritis


Celiac sprue gluten sensitive enteropathy: gluten-containing grains BROW:
Barley
Ry e
Oats
Wheat
· Flattened intestinal villi of celiac sprue are smooth, like an eyebrow.


Liver failure (chronic): signs found on the arms CLAPS:
Clubbing
Leukonychia
Asterixis
Palmar erythema Scratch marks


Splenomegaly: causes CHIMP:
Cy sts Haematological ( eg CML, myelofibrosis) Infective (eg viral (IM), bacterial)
Metabolic/ Misc (eg amyloid,
Gauchers)
Portal hypertension


Constipation: causes DOPED:
Drugs (eg opiates)
Obstruction (eg IBD, cancer)
Pain
Endocrine (eg hypothyroid) 
Depression



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