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Picmonic for MS3 and Step 2

Are you ready for Step 2?! With our help, you will be.

You’ve made it through Step 1, but you’ve still got another huge board exam to take down. Our academic scholars, brilliant artists, and creative wizards have created over 150 new Picmonics to ensure that you’re fully covered through Step 2. That means we’ve got over 1,100 Step 2 relevant Picmonics now. Here’s what we’ve added over the last few months:

ANATOMY & EMBRYOLOGY 
Lower Limb Bones – Femur
Pharyngeal Arch Derivatives:  1st Arch
Pharyngeal Arch Derivatives:  2nd Arch
Pharyngeal Arch Derivatives:  3rd Arch
Pharyngeal Arch Derivatives:  4-6 Arches

BACTERIOLOGY
Salmonella Overview

BEHAVIORAL & PSYCHIATRY
Attributable Risk (AR)
Odds Ratio (OR)
Positive Predictive Value (PPV)
Quantifying Risk: Contingency 2×2 Table Setup
Relative Risk (RR)

BIOCHEMISTRY
Angelman’s Syndrome
Prader-Willi Syndrome

CARDIOLOGY
TIMI Score (Thrombolysis In Myocardial Infarction)

CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Atrial Septal Defect (ASD)
Coarctation of the Aorta
Duke’s Criteria for Infective Endocarditis
Hypercholesterolemia Disease
Hypercholesterolemia Risk Stratification
Hypercholesterolemia Treatment
Hypertension Management (JNC-8)
Left to Right Heart Shunts
Persistent Truncus Arteriosus
Primary Hypertension Risk Factors
Right to Left Heart Shunts
Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return (TAPVR)
Transposition of Great Vessels
Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD)

ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer
Hypercalcemia Causes
Hypercalcemia Treatments
Hypocalcemia Causes
Hypocalcemia Treatments
Medullary Carcinoma
Papillary Carcinoma

GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM
Acute Abdomen Differential Diagnosis: Lower Quadrants
Acute Abdomen Differential Diagnosis: Midepigastrium and Diffuse
Acute Abdomen Differential Diagnosis: Upper Quadrants
Acute Appendicitis Treatment
Crigler-Najjar Syndrome Type 1
Premature Rupture of Membranes (PROM)
Ransons Criteria During First 48 Hours
Ransons Criteria On Admission
Zenker Diverticulum

GENITOURINARY (RENAL) SYSTEM
Casts in Urine (Differential Diagnosis)
Fanconi Syndrome Causes
Fanconi Syndrome Characteristics

HEMATOLOGIC SYSTEM
Factor V Leiden Thrombophilia
Follicular Carcinoma
Glanzmann Thrombasthenia
Macrocytic Anemia Causes
Microcytic Anemia Causes
Normocytic Hemolytic Anemia Causes
Normocytic Nonhemolytic Anemia Causes
Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH)
Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency
Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP)

IMMUNE SYSTEM & ONCOLOGY
Bevacizumab Mechanisms and Indications
Bevacizumab Side Effects
Neural Crest Derivatives
Pediatric Vaccinations – Age 12 to 15 Months
Pediatric Vaccinations – Age 2 Months
Pediatric Vaccinations – Age 4 Months
Pediatric Vaccinations – Age 6 Months
Pediatric Vaccinations Age 4-6 Years
Pemphigus Vulgaris
Polymyositis / Dermatomyositis Diagnosis and Treatment
Polymyositis / Dermatomyositis Disease

INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM
Acanthosis Nigricans
Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema
Psoriasis
Types of Malignant Melanoma
Vitiligo

INTERNAL MEDICINE
Calcium Correction for Hypoalbuminemia
CHA2DS2-VASc for Stroke Risk in Atrial Fibrillation
Corrected Na+ for Hyperglycemia
Reading a Chest X-Ray
Wells’ Criteria for Pulmonary Embolism

INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM
Acanthosis Nigricans
Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema
Psoriasis
Types of Malignant Melanoma
Vitiligo

NERVOUS SYSTEM
Nerve Palsies – Erb’s Palsy (Waiter’s tip)
Nerve Palsies – Klumpke’s Palsy
Nerve Palsies – Median Claw
Nerve Palsies – OK Gesture
Nerve Palsies – Pope’s Blessing
Nerve Palsies – Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Nerve Palsies – Ulnar Claw
Nerve Palsies – Winged Scapula
Valproic Acid (Valproate) Side Effects
Visual Field Defects – Bitemporal Hemianopia
Visual Field Defects – Homonymous Hemianopia
Visual Field Defects – Left Hemianopia with Macular Sparing
Visual Field Defects – Left Lower Quadrantic Anopia
Visual Field Defects – Right Anopia

NEUROLOGY
Motor Neuron Signs UMN and LMN

OBSTETRICS
Cesarean Section – Indications
Lab and Diagnostic Tests During Pregnancy  (1st Visit)
Lab and Diagnostic Tests During Pregnancy (Other Visits)
Quad Screen Results Interpretation
Spontaneous Abortion (Types)

PATHOLOGY
Achondroplasia
Acute Intermittent Porphyria (AIP)
Adenocarcinoma of the Lung
Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Skin
Bronchial Carcinoid Tumor
Causes of Dementia
Celiac Disease Characteristics
Celiac Disease Diagnosis and Treatment
Cluster Headache
Common Causes of Pneumonia: Adults (18 – 40 Years Old)
Common Causes of Pneumonia: Children (4 Weeks – 18 Years)
Common Causes of Pneumonia: Elderly (65+ Years Old)
Common Causes of Pneumonia: Middle-Aged Adults (40 – 65 Years Old)
Common Causes of Pneumonia: Neonates (less than 4 Weeks Old)
Functional Incontinence
Large Cell Carcinoma
Migraine Headache Treatments
Migraine Headaches Signs and Symptoms
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osgood-Schlatter Disease (Tibial Tubercle Apophysitis)
Osteopetrosis (Marble Bone Disease)
Overflow Incontinence
Paget’s Disease of Bone
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Protein C or S Deficiency
Restless Legs Syndrome
Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE)
Small Cell (Oat Cell) Carcinoma
Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lung
Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Skin
Stress Incontinence
Supracondylar Fracture Of Humerus
Tension Headache
Urge Incontinence
Varicocele

PEDIATRIC DISORDERS
Shaken Baby Syndrome

PHYSIOLOGY
12 Lead Contiguous Leads – Anterior Wall MI
12 Lead Contiguous Leads – Inferior Wall MI
12 Lead Contiguous Leads – Lateral Wall MI
12 Lead Contiguous Leads – Septal Wall MI
Light’s Criteria
Salter-Harris Fracture Classification
Winter’s Formula

PSYCHIATRIC NURSING
SIG E CAPS for Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)

REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM
Fetal Macrosomia
Gestational Diabetes
Intrauterine Growth Restriction (IUGR)
Oligohydramnios
Polyhydramnios
Uterine Atony

RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
Intermittent Asthma
Persistent Mild Asthma
Persistent Moderate Asthma
Persistent Severe Asthma
Stages Of Asthma Treatments


That’s not all we’ve got for you though! Check out these other Picmonic resources that will help you crush Step 2:

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To help organize all of this new MS3 content, we’ve also built out new Pathways specifically for Step 2. Head here to get started.

Spotlight
Our illustrators (also known as the Headbangers!) have turned 20+ of the toughest concept maps in medical school into Picmonified infographics that will help you keep all of the topics categorized in your mind! View them all and download here!

It’s never too late to give yourself every possible advantage for Step 2. 

Ron Robertson

Ron Robertson, Co-founder & CEO, Picmonic Inc.

Ron Robertson founded Picmonic as a 3rd-year medical student at the University of Arizona. He’s at the helm of Picmonic’s mission to lead and inspire a new era of learning through innovative and effective educational solutions. Ron holds a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from the University of San Diego with a focus on memory science, is the product visionary behind Picmonic, and is involved in every aspect of the company.

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