The LRINEC (Laboratory Risk Indicator for Necrotizing Fasciitis) score is a tool to distinguish ordinary skin infections from necrotizing fasciitis. Mnemonic: NeC WASH Na level:…Explore more LRINEC score for Necrotizing fascitis – Mnemonic
Sometimes, it is confusing to distinguish early acute osteomyelitis from cellulitis as cellulitis component is present in both of these disorders. Following points may be…Explore more Cellulitis vs Early Osteomyelitis – Clinical and Xray
Dose: 80 mg/kg/day in 4 divided doses for 7 days; maximum 800 mg 4 times a day Time to start prophylaxis: 7-10 days after exposure…Explore more Acyclovir Post-exposure Prophylaxis for Varicella: Is it helpful?
In your medical school, you must have heard about the 5 “P”s of Lichen planus representing the gross morphology of Lichen Planus. This 15 P…Explore more 15 “P”s of Lichen Planus
Junction Location Composition Function Remarks Tight junction (Zonula occludens) Epithelial cell-Epithelial cell Claudin and Occludin (attaches to cytoskeleton – actin filament) Prevents paracellular movement of…Explore more Cell-Cell or Interceullular Junctions
Adaptation of Mechanoreceptors Mnemonic: Life is fast for MPs (Member of Parliament) and slow for MRs. In alphabetical order, meIssner’s come becore meRkel. Hence, Meissner’s corpuscle…Explore more Mechanoreceptors : Mnemonic
Synonyms: Spoon-shaped nails, Concave nails Definition of koilonychia: Loss of longitudinal and lateral convexity of the nail, with thinning and fraying of the distal portions. Conditions…Explore more Koilonychia
Seven Killer Causes of Fever and Rash Mnemonic: SMARTTT Sepsis Meningococcemia Acute endocarditis Rocky mountain spotted fever Toxic erythemas Toxic epidermal necrolysis Travel-related infections Onset…Explore more Fever and Rash : Mnemonic Based Approach