Pathology Mnemonics part 5


Pathology Mnemonics

Parkinson's disease: symptoms PQRST:
Paucity of expression parQinson Rigidity (cogwheel)
Stooped posture
Tremor at rest · If can't remember that Parkinson's tremor is the one that is "resting tremor", look at the last 3 letters: RST.

Kawasaki disease:
features Disease name: a Kawasaki motorcycle. Usually young children, epidemic in Japan: Japanese child rides the motorcycle. Conjunctival, oral erythema: red eyes, mouth. Fev er: thermometer. Ery thema of palms, soles: red palms, soles.
Generalized rash: rash dots. Cervical lymphadenitis: enlarged cervical nodes with inflammation arrows.
Vasculitis of arteries: inflammation arrows on arteries. Cardiovascular sequelae [20%]: inflammation arrows on cardiac arteries.
Treat with aspirin: aspirin headlight.

Interstitial lung disease: causes SARCOIDI:
Allergic reaction
Connective tissue disease
Occupational exposure

Herpes I and II: lab findings. She's an odd chick: whenever
she's in a restaurant, she always orders Her Peas and Cow dry.
Herpes I and II have CowdryType A inclusion bodies

Emphysema: types, most important feature of each "Cigarettes Is Primary Problem": · Ty pes:
Irregular Pancinar
Paraseptal · Most important feature for each type (in order as above):
Inflammation healed to scar
Protease inhibitor deficiency (a1antitrypsin)
· "Cigarettes is primary problem" used since cigarettes is most common cause of emphysema.
· Keeping P's straight: Pan is antitrypsin.

Calcification: metastatic vs. dystrophic Metastatic:
Metabolism imbalance.
Dy strophic: Damaged tissue.

Haemochromatosis definition, classic triad "Iron man triathalon": Iron man: deposition of iron in many body tissues.
· Triathalon has 3 components, which match triad: Swimming: Skin pigmentation
Biking: Bronze diabetes Marathon: Micronodular pigment cirrhosis

COPD: 4 types and hallmark ABCDE: Asthma
Chronic bronchitis
Dy spnea [hallmark of group]
· Alternatively: replace Dyspnea with Decreased FEV1/FVC ratio.

MEN I (Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia) syndrome: components "Please
Please Pay Attention To peptic ulceration, y ou worms": · Adenomas of: Pituatary
Pancreatic islets
Adrenal cortex Thyroid, associated with peptic ulceration · Sy ndrome is called "Wermer's sy ndrome".

Lung cancer: presentation ABCDE: Snowball turned to Avalanche
Blood: hemoptysis
Distruption to airway in bronchus--
>pneumonia whEEzing Deep venous thrombosis: diagnosis DVT:
Dilated superficial v eins/ Discoloration/ Doppler ultrasound Venography is gold standard
Tenderness of Thigh and calf

Addison's disease: features ADDISON:
DIC (meningcoccus)
Destruction by cancer, infection, v ascular insufficiency
Sarcoidosis, granulomatous such as TB histiomycosis hy pOtension/ hypOnatermia Nelson's sy ndrome [post adrelectomy, increased ACTH]

Breast cancer: risk assessment "Risk can be assessed by  
History ALONE":
History (family, previous episode)
Abortion/ Age (old)
Late menopause
Early menarche

McArdle's syndrome MCARDLES:
My oglobinuria
Cramping after exercise
Accumulated glycogen
Recessive inheritance
Deficiency of muscle phosphorylase
Lactate levels fail to rise
Elev ated creatine kinase
Skeletal muscle only

Respiratory distress syndrome in infants: major risk factors PCD (Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia, a cause of Respiratory distress sy ndrome): Prematurity
Cesarean section Diabetic mother Deep venous thrombosis: genetic causes ALASCA:
Antithrombin III
Leiden (Factor V)
APC (Activated Protein C)
S-protein deficiency
C-protein deficiency
Antiphospholipid antibody

Carcinomas having tendency to metastasize to bone "Particular
Tumours Lov e Killing Bone":
Kidney Breast

Cushing syndrome CUSHING:
Central obesity/ Cervical fat pads/ Collagen fiber weakness/ Comedones (acne) Urinary free corisol and glucose increase Striae/ Suppressed immunity Hy percortisolism/ Hypertension/ Hyp erglycemia/ Hirsutism Iatrogenic (Increased administration of corticosteroids) Noniatrogenic (Neoplasms) Glucose intolerance/ Growth retardation

Apoptosis vs.
necrosis "LIFELESS" (since cells are dead):
· Differences are in:
Leaky membranes
Inflammatory response
Energy dependent
Swell or shrink Stimulus

Diabetic ketoacidosis: I vs. II ketONE bodies are seen in type ONEdiabetes.

Baldness risk factors "Daddy Doesn't Deny Getting Hair Implants":
Injury to the scalp

Tabes Dorsalis morphology DORSALIS:
Dorsal column degeneration
Orthopedic pain (Charcot joints)
Reflexes decreased (deep tendon)
Shooting pain
Argyll-Robertson pupils
Locomotor ataxia
Impaired proprioception
Sy philis

Buerger's disease features "burger SCRAPS": Segmenting thrombosing vasculitis
Claudication (intermittent)
Ray naud's phenomenon
Associated with smoking
Pain, even at rest
Superficial nodular phlebitis · Alternatively, if hungry for more detail [sic], "CRISP PIG burgers": Chronic ulceration
Ray naud's phenomenon
Intermittent claudication
Segmenting, thrombosing vasculitis
Pain, even at rest
Phlebitis (superficial nodular)
Idiopathic Gangrene

PKU findings PKU:
Pale hair, skin
Krazy (neurological abnormalities) Unpleasant smell

Atherosclerosis risk factors SHIFT MAID: Smoking
Hy pertension
Family history
Triglycerdides & fats
Diet / Drink



anaphysio,3,ASEPSIS AND INFECTION CONTROL,9,audio,1,biochemistry,2,blog,1,BSN Notes: Assessment in Psychiatry,6,BSN Notes: Burns,11,BSN Notes: Care of Terminally Ill Patients,6,BSN Notes: Childhood and Developmental Disorders,6,BSN Notes: Common Behavioural and Social Problems,4,BSN Notes: Common Childhood Diseases,7,BSN Notes: Common Signs And Symptoms,32,BSN Notes: Community Mental Health Nursing,12,BSN Notes: Critical Care,12,BSN Notes: Disaster and Emergency,15,BSN Notes: ENT,8,BSN Notes: Eye,25,BSN Notes: History and Assessment,24,BSN Notes: Introduction of Psychiatry,27,BSN Notes: Legal Issues In Psychiatry,4,BSN Notes: Medication Administration,24,BSN Notes: Neuritic_Stress related and Somatization Disorders,10,BSN Notes: Neurology,6,BSN Notes: Oncological Nursing,8,BSN Notes: Organic Brain Disorders,1,BSN Notes: Oxygenation,3,BSN Notes: Personality_Sexual and Eating Disorders,5,BSN Notes: Principles and Concepts of Psychiatry Nursing,2,BSN Notes: Psych-pharmacology and Other Treatment Modalities,30,BSN Notes: Psychiatry Emergencies and Crisis Intervention,4,BSN Notes: Psychosocial Needs,5,BSN Notes: Schizophrenia and othe Psychotic Disorders,4,BSN Notes: The healthy child,5,BSN Notes: TNPR,9,BSN Notes: Urinary Elimination,14,chn,41,clinicalkannada,4,clinicals1,35,clinicals2,10,clinicals3,26,clinicals4,11,Code of Ethics,3,community,7,Critical thinking,7,drugs,3,Equipment & Linen,9,Equipments & Linen,1,Etics and Legal,1,exa,1,exam,11,featured,19,fon,141,fon3,141,fun,1,geriatric,1,graphic,1,Growth and Development,5,he,93,hotspot,6,kannada,54,language,1,Machinery,10,Medications,1,Memory Tools,9,mhn,126,microbiology,3,misc,2,mnemonics,48,msn,137,NCLEX,13,ncp,27,news,4,obg,28,OBG Medications,1,Peri- operative Nursing,2,pharma,29,Physical Examination and Assessment,9,Psychology,2,Pulse,7,resources,1,Respiration,4,Transitional care,1,Ventilators,5,voice,2,
item Pathology Mnemonics part 5
Pathology Mnemonics part 5
Loaded All Posts Not found any posts VIEW ALL Readmore Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS CONTENT IS PREMIUM Please share to unlock Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy