Steroid has anti inflammatory and anti mitotic function. For this function steroid must not be given in corneal ulcer with infection. Rather it will enhance the perforation. But steroid can be given if infection is under controlled. Steroid is indicated in the immunological ulcer.
Psoriasis – Etiology, Pathogenis and Clinical features Psoriasis Definition: Psoriasis is a common chronic recurrent multifactorial disease characterized by cutaneous inflammation, silvery scales, and parakeratotic immature cells in the stratum corneum due to accelerated epidermopoesis. Aetiology of Psoriasis Genetic Environmental Trauma Stress Infection Drugs i. Anti-malarial ii. B-Blocker iii. NSAIDs iv. Lithium v. Alcohol Sunlight […]
Hyperthyroidism: Sign & Symptoms Hyperthyroidism: Signs and Symptoms (mnemonic)-“THYROIDISM” T = Tremor H = Heart rate up Y =Yawning [fatigability] R = Restlessness O = Oligomenorrhea & amenorrhea I = Intolerance to heat, D =Diarrhea I = Irritability S = Sweating M = Musle wasting & weight loss E = Exophthalmos Symptoms Signs Common Weight […]
Schizophrenia: “Schizophrenia is a psychosis (major psychotic disorder) characterized by delusion, hallucination and lack of insight.” Clinical Features of Schizophrenia: First Rank Symptoms Of Acute Schizophrenia: A = Auditory Hallucination – second or third person B = Broadcasting, insertion or withdrawl of thoughts C = Controlled Feelings, impulse or Acts D = Delusional Perception Symptoms Of Acute Schizophrenia (Negative Symptoms): […]
Hyperthyroidism Assesment And Cause Hyperthyroidism Presentation: The patient has tremor of outstretched hands Palm of the hands are warm and sweaty Pulse – 120/min (Tachycardia. Pulse may be normal, if the patient is on B-blocker) If you suspect a patient is suffering from hyperthyroidism, what else do you want to examine? Answer: I want […]