Medicine Rotation

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  1. What causes isolated splenomegaly?
    Chronic liver disease with portal hypertension
  2. What causes splenomegaly and hepatomegaly?
    • Polycythaemia rubra vera
    • Chronic myeloid leukaemia
    • Essential thrombocythaemia
    • Myelofibrosis
  3. List 3 respiratory causes of clubbing of the fingers.
    • Interstitial fibrosis
    • Lung carcinoma
    • Chronic pulmonary suppuration (bronchiectasis, lung abscess, empyema, CF)
  4. List 2 cardiovascular causes of clubbing of fingers.
    • Infective endocarditis
    • Congenital cyanotic heart disease
  5. List 4 conditions associated with crackles and describe each type of crackle.
    • COPD - early inspiratory, medium coarseness
    • Pulmonary fibrosis - fine, late/pan-inspiratory
    • Left ventricular failure - medium coarseness, late/pan-inspiratory
    • Bronchiectasis - coarse, gurgling, late/pan-inspiratory
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Medicine Rotation
For the UQ MBBSIII med rotation.
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