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Pathology | Medical (MD/DO) School Study Aid


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Other Multisystem & Miscellaneous Disorders
10 Picmonics to Learn | 19 mins
MERRF Syndrome
Characteristics
Mitochondrial Disease
Oxidative Phosphorylation Dysfunction
Young Adults
Clinical Findings
Myoclonic Epilepsy
Dementia
Ataxia
Ragged Red Fibers
1 min
MELAS
Characteristics
Mitochondrial Disease
Mnemonic
Mitochondrial Encephalomyopathy
Lactic Acidosis
Stroke-like Episodes
Considerations
Muscle Weakness
Seizures
1 min
Refsum Disease
Pathophysiology
Autosomal Recessive
Peroxisome Dysfunction
Increased Phytanic Acid
Clinical Features
Retinitis Pigmentosa
Hearing Loss
Polyneuropathy
Anosmia
Ataxia
Diagnosis
Genetic Testing
Management
Dietary Changes
Plasmapheresis
3 mins
Kearns-Sayre Syndrome
Characteristics
Mitochondrial Disease
Clinical Findings
Ophthalmoplegia
Retinitis Pigmentosa
Heart Block
42 secs
Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy
Characteristics
Mitochondrial Disease
Optic Atrophy
Adolescent Males
Symptoms/Findings
Painless Vision Loss
1 min
Leptospirosis and Weil's Disease
Epidemiology
Tropical Regions
Water Contaminated with Animal Urine
Characteristics
Leptospira interrogans
Spirochete
Hooked Shaped Ends
Clinical Features
Flu-like Symptoms
Conjunctival Suffusion
Photophobia
Weil's disease
Liver and Kidney Dysfunction
Jaundice
Hemorrhage
Anemia
2 mins
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) Diagnosis and Clinical Features
IM DAMN SHARP acronym
Immunoglobulins
Malar rash
Discoid rash
Antinuclear antibody
Mucositis
Neurologic disorders
Serositis
Hematologic disorders
Arthritis
Renal disorders
Photosensitivity
2 mins
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) Mechanism, Treatment and Complications
Mechanism and Characteristics
Systemic Autoimmune Disease
9:1 female to male ratio
Treatment
Glucocorticoids
NSAIDS
Hydroxychloroquine
Cyclophosphamide
Complications
Lupus nephritis
Libman-Sacks Endocarditis
Secondary Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome
Other
Drug-induced lupus
2 mins
Cleft Lip or Palate Interventions
Considerations
Encourage Bonding
Prosthodontic Device
Modified Nipple
Burping
Surgical Repair
Normal Saline Rinse
Elbow Restraints
Avoid Rigid Eating Utensils
2 mins
Adrenoleukodystrophy
Pathophysiology
X-linked Recessive
Peroxisome Dysfunction
ABCD1 Mutation
Presentation
Adrenal Insufficiency
Leukoencephalopathy
Testicular Insufficiency
Diagnosis
Increased Very Long-chain Fatty Acids (VLCFA)
Demyelination
Genetic Testing
Treatment
Lorenzo's Oil
Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
3 mins

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