Mnemonics

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Mnemonics
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2011-09-03 01:08:35
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  1. Acromegaly
    A-B-C-D-E-F-G-H-I-J

    • A Arthropathy
    • B Big boggy hands
    • C Carpal tunnel syndrome
    • D Diabetes
    • E Enlarged tongue, heart and throat
    • F Fields (bitemporal hemianopia)
    • G Gynaecomastia, Galactorrhoea and Greasy skin
    • H Hypertension (20–50%)
    • I Increasing size (of shoes, hat, gloves, dentures,rings)
    • J Jaw enlargement and prognathism
  2. Carcinoid syndrome
    CARCINOID

    • C Cyanosis
    • A Asthma
    • R Rubor
    • C Cor pulmonale
    • I Incompetent tricuspid/pulmonary valve
    • N Noisy abdomen
    • O Oedema
    • I Indoles in stools
    • D Diarrhoea
  3. ACETYLCHOLINE RECEPTOR (AChR) ANTIBODY
    Normal: ,0.03 nmol/L

    Elevated in: Myasthenia gravis.

    • Changes in AChR concentration correlatewith the clinical severity of myasthenia gravis following therapy and during therapy with prednisone and immunosuppressants.
    • False-positive AChRantibody results may be found in patients with Eaton-Lambert syndrome.

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