Haematology

Haematology Mnemonics

Haematology Mnemonics The best haem mnemonics for medical student finals, OSCEs and MRCP   Folate deficiency causes (A FOLIC DROP)  Alcoholis...

Splenomegaly – Questions

Common splenomegaly exam questions for medical finals, OSCEs and MRCP PACES   Question 1. Spleen identification Spleen has a medial notch, kidney ...

Splenomegaly

 Splenomegaly   Causes of splenomegaly Portal hypertension (33%) Chronic liver disease Portal/splenic venous obstruction; Budd-Chiari; heart...

Hepatosplenomegaly – Questions

 Common hepatosplenomegaly exam questions for medical finals, OSCEs and MRCP PACES   Question 1.  Leukaemias (AML, CML, ALL, CLL) Lymphomas ...

Hepatosplenomegaly

­­ Hepatosplenomegaly   Aetiology of hepatosplenomegaly Chronic liver disease and portal hypertension (see chronic liver disease section for f...

Hepatomegaly – Questions

Common hepatomegaly exam questions for medical finals, OSCEs and MRCP PACES   Questions on the aetiology of hepatomegaly Alcoholic liver disease ...

Hepatomegaly

Hepatomegaly­­   Causes of hepatomegaly Hepatitis Infections Viral hepatitis (acute and chronic) EBV and CMV Malaria Abscesses – ...

Amyloidosis

Amyloidosis   Definition of amyloidosis Deposition of a normally soluble protein in a tissue that disrupts normal function   Types of amylo...

Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS)

Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS)   Presentation of antiphospholipid syndrome Recurrent venous or arterial thrombosis Venous more common than art...