Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Eczema discoid

This photo for male patient 54 years old with Eczema discoid (Typical coin shaped lesions of discoid eczema )

Morphology: Excoriation

These are typical lesions of discoid eczema.It is commonly seen in the elderly.
The lesions often weep and become secondarily infected with Staphylococci requiring both antibiotics and topical steroids.

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Crohn's disease PIC and x-ray

Synonyms: regional ileitis, terminal ileitis, regional enteritis or granulomatous enteritis.

Crohn's disease causes inflammation in the small intestine. Crohn's disease usually occurs in the lower part of the small intestine, called the ileum, but it can affect any part of the digestive tract, from the mouth to the anus. The inflammation extends deep into the lining of the affected organ. The inflammation can cause pain and can make the intestines empty frequently, resulting in diarrhea.

Crohn's Disease, X-Ray
This lower abdominal X-ray shows narrowing (stenosis) of the end of the small intestine (ileum)with loss of mucosal pattern and bowel wall thickening. Crohn's disease typically affects the small intestine. A solution containing a dye (barium), was swallowed by the patient. When it passed into the small intestines, this X-ray was taken (lower GI series).

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Clinical Surgery Lectures - 02 Pain

Alpha1 Autonomic Receptor Mnemonic

Alpha 1 Adrenergic Autonomic Receptor of the Sympathetic Nervous System presented in a pictorial mnemonic format. Key Point: Alpha1 Constricts. For Medical learning.

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