Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Palpable Gall Bladder

Palpable Gall Bladder: Cholangiocarcinoma has caused patient's gall bladder to become markedly dilated, and therefore,easily palpable (A).
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Rectus Diastasis

Rectus Diastasis: Separation of rectus abdominus muscles which occasionally occurs in older patients and or those
with weakening of the abdominal musculature. The midline hernia can be made more apparent by any maneuver that increases intra-abdominal pressure as demonstrated above.

Diastasis recti is a common and normal condition in pregnant women & newborns. It is seen most frequently in premature and African American infants.


Tummy Tuck Abdominoplasty

This shows a full Abdominoplasty surgery performed by Dr. Art Foley in Olympia Washington. Abdominoplasty is also commonly referred to as a "Tummy Tuck." Tummy tuck is a surgical procedure also known as abdominoplasty to remove excess skin and fat from the middle and lower abdomen and to tighten the muscles of the abdominal wall. The procedure can dramatically reduce the appearance of a protruding abdomen. But bear in mind, it does produce a permanent scar.

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Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome (BWS)

Two physicians independently reported the first recognized cases of BWS in the 1960’s.It is a rare genetic disorder.
The etiology of Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome is complex and genetic and/or epigenetic alterations have been described. In approximately 15% of patients, Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome is inherited as an autosomal dominant pattern with variable expressivity and incomplete penetrance; 2% of patients have ............

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OMG Baby born with 2 Faces


Actinic Keratosis & Actinic Cheilitis

Actinic Keratosis (Solar Keratosis)

The small, scaly patches caused by too much sun exposure commonly occur on the head, neck, or hands, but can be found elsewhere. They're the early beginnings of skin cancer................

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Procedures, Techniques, and Minimally Invasive Monitoring in Intensive Care Medicine

This portable paperback bench manual contains the thoroughly updated atlas of procedures and techniques and the new section on noninvasive monitoring from Irwin and Rippe’s Intensive Care Medicine, Sixth Edition. In a user-friendly format, this extremely practical “how-to” guide provides graphically illustrated, step-by-step instructions for every diagnostic, therapeutic, and noninvasive monitoring procedure used in adult critical care. Coverage of each procedure includes indications, contraindications, equipment, anatomy, technique, complications, and ongoing care. All ICU staff as well as general practitioners can depend on this manual for immediate access to reliable, easy-to-follow instructions.


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Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 23rd Edition

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