Hyperthyroidism – Sign and Symptoms


 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 loss despite normal or increased […]

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Schizophrenia – Definition and Major Sign Symptoms

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): mnemonic ( FAPPS) 1. Flattened […]

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Hyperthyroidism Assessment And Cause


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 to examine the Thyroid Gland, […]

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SLE – Systemic Lupus Erythemetosus Diagnostic Criteria


SLE – Systemic Lupus Erythemetosus From Where SLE name derived? Lupus means wolf, named because the erosive nature of the condition that looks like the damage caused by hungry wolf. SLE is more in Female : Male = 9:1, age 2nd and 3rd decade. Sex ratio is equal in children and elderly. Fig: Butterfly Rash If you suspect a patient […]

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Bone Marrow Transplantation | Cheapest of the Worlds

Bone Marrow Transplantation has been introduced in Bangladesh. It is the cheapest of any of the country in the world. It’s only 5 Lakh Taka in Bangladeshi Taka, which is only 6440.500 US Dollar. It’s definitely a milestone in health sector of Bangladesh. People can get the facility of bone marrow transplantation without going to foreign countries. Why I am […]

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Psoriasis – Common Sites, Types, Investigation and Treatment


Psoriasis Common Sites, Types, Investigation and Treatment This is psoriasis part 2, Psoriasis part 1 -(psoriasis etiology, pathogenesis and clinical features) Psoriasis comes from Greek word, meaning “itching condition” (psora “itch” + -sis “action, condition”). Psoriasis common sites: Extensor  surface Scalp Nails Elbow Knee Sacral region  Psoriasis types: Psoriasis vulgaris (Also called Plaque Psoriasis) Fig: Psoriasis Vulgaris Psoriasis vulgaris is the most common form […]

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