FAMOUS PATHOGNOMONICS IN PATHOLOGY

http://medicrux.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/yellow-sclera.jpg
Pyloric stenosis-  olive-shaped mass Hyperthyroidism-  exopthalmous Liver cirrhosis-  spider angioma SLE-  butterfly rashes Addison’s disease-  bronze-like skin Leprosy-  Leoninig face(contracted face) Cushing syndrome-  buffalo hump Cholera-  rice watery stool Bulimia nervosa-  chipmunk face Asthma-  wheezing inspiration Hyperpituitarism –  carotenemia + xanthamia Down syndrome-  single crease on palms COPD-  barrel chest, blue boaters, pink puffers Hepatitis-  Icteric sclera(yellowish discoloration) Pneumonia-  greenish...
Continue reading »

10 OF THE STRANGEST MEDICAL CONDITIONS

http://medicrux.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2-Figure1-11-1.png
1.            CIPA (CONGENITAL INSENSITIVITY TO PAIN WITH ANHYDROSIS); These people are unable to feel pain, so they injure themselves because of lack of  pain reflexes. They even cannot feel temperature and the need to urinate and defecate. They have disturbed temperature regulatory system because body...
Continue reading »

WEREWOLF SYNDROME & HIRSUTISM

M1700060.2e16d0ba.fill-920x613
Synonyms;  Ambras syndrome, HYPERTRICHOSIS A condition of excessive hair growth anywhere on the body. Both males and females are affected. It may be congenital (may be caused by reactivation of genes that cause hair growth. These genes ‘turn on’ by some unknown causes, while the...
Continue reading »

KAWASAKI DISEASE

http://medicrux.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/F3.large_.jpg
Also known as mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome. “It is a disease in which blood vessels throughout the body becomes inflamed”. It is a rare disease occur in children below age of 5 years. Frequency is 124/100,000  but in japan it occurs as 124/100,000. Boys are...
Continue reading »

PUNCH DRUNK SYNDROME

punched-1024x528
Synonyms: dementia pugilistica    chronic traumatic encephalopathy. CTE. It is a neurodegenerative condition caused by repeated cerebral concussions (hard blows or collisions)  and is mainly characterized by weak lower extremities, unsteady gait, tremors in hands, slow muscular movements, incoordination in body, confusion, difficulty in speaking language...
Continue reading »