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Hyperkalemia

ECG findings in hyperkalemia

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March 02 2015 #

The ECG changes in hyperkalemia include:

  1. Prolonged PR interval
  2. Wide QRS complex
  3. Tall T waves 

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TOGV

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February 26 2015 #

Transposition of great vessels is a congenital cyanotic heart defect characterised by abnormal arrangement of the great vessels. When only the aorta and the pulmonary artery are involved, where the aorta originates fr...Read More

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Kerosene poisoning

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September 14 2014 #

I had seen a case of Kerosene poisoning in a young child. He was admitted into the PICU, because of difficulty breathing pulmonary hypertension developed in the child that led to right heart failure eventually. The ch...Read More

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Kerosene poisoning

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September 12 2014 #

It the the most common accidental poisoning in India in children under 5years of age. This is due to:
  • Easy availability and usage as feul for cooking, lighting lamps etc. in most households
  • Kept in easy reach of chil...
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Vitamin A

Ocular changes in vitamin A deficiency

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August 02 2014 #

Vitamin A deficiency is diagnosed clinically by the presence of several ocular and extra ocular changes. The normal serum retinol level is 20 to 80 µg/dl. The following changes are seen  OCULAR CHANGES- 
  • Night bl...
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Hemophilia A

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August 02 2014 #

Hemophilia A is an X linked recessive disorder characterised by a deficiency of clotting factor VIII.  Clinical symptoms-
  • Prolonged bleeding on injury
  • Hemarthroses
  • Intracranial haemorrhage.
  • Hematoma
  • Internal bleedi...
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Mantoux test

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February 06 2014 #

also known as tuberculin skin test

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February 06 2014 #

false negative results are seen in milliary tb and immunocompromised

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Skin test

Skin tests performed for diagnostic purposes in children

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January 21 2014 #

skin prick test is test for allergy, like rhinitis allergy, asthma, etc

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Mantoux test

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January 21 2014 #

positive result means positive for TBC

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Hemophilia A

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Suci Ardini
January 21 2014 #

defect of factor viii coagulation

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Central cyanosis

Causes and salient features of central cyanosis in a child

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November 24 2013 #

it's detected in under surface of tongue, inside lips, cheeks, nails and conjunctiva. It may be acute or chronic. Causes:
  1. congenital cyanotic heart disease.
  2. severe heart failure.
  3. severe respiratory failure.
  4. abnormal...
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Epidermolysis Bullosa

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August 25 2013 #

An inherited connective tissue disorder, that is characterised by blisters in the skin & mucous membranes. Family history is significant - hereditary. Mostly seen in babies and toddlers. CLASSIFICATION
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Cystic Hygroma

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August 02 2013 #

These are abnormal growths that usually appear on the neck or head of the newborns. It forms most often when the baby is still inside the mother's womb. The name cystic is so, because these are fuild filled sacs (mult...Read More

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Thumb sucking

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May 08 2013 #

  • Thumb sucking is a habit toddlers use, mostly in the 2nd year of life to cope up with bedtime or other stressful events.
  • Most parents get concerned with this habit.
  • If parents ignore this harmless behaviour most chil...
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Hematuria

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May 08 2013 #

CAUSES OF HEMATURIA
  • RENAL: Glomerular (Acute glomerulonephritis, crescentic glomerulonephritis, Alport syndrome, membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis), Renal (renal vein thrombosis),
  • HEMATOLOGICAL: DIC, sickle ce...
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