Monthly Archives: June 2011

Causes of Micovesicular and macrovesicular fatty liver

Microvesicular hepatic steatosis Reyes syndrome Acute fatty liver of pregnancy Jamaican vomiting sickness Phosphorous,petrochemicals Drugs Sodium valproate Tetracycline Nucleoside analogues Macrovesicular hepatic steatosis Alcohol Insulin resistance Non alcoholic steato hepatitis(NASH) Total parenteral nutrition Intestinal bypass surgeries Inflammatory bowel disease Starvation …

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The WHO treatment regimen for leprosy

Leprosy is a highly infectious disease with low pathogenicity. It is made non infectious by treatment with Rifampicin for 3 weeks and Dapsone for 3 months. WHO recommendations for treatment of leprosy. Multibacillary leprosy 12 months treatment to be completed …

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Wilms tumour and associated syndromes

Wilms tumour Also known as nephroblastoma. Wilms tumour is the most common primary renal tumour in children. Usually wilms tumour is a solitary,well circumscribed lesion,but 10% is bilateral or multicentric. Triphasic combination of epithelial,stromal and blastemal elements. 5% show anaplasia …

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IPC sections relevant for a medical practitioner.

Indian Penal Code and related questions are frequently repeated in MCQ exams.So having good knowledge is important during practice and for entrance exams too. IPC 82 -Child <7yrs incapable of committing a crime IPC 83 – Children 7-12yrs can be …

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Hormone secreting cells of anterior pituitary

Acidophil cells Somatotroph– Growth Hormone Lactotroph – Prolactin Basophil cells Corticotroph –  ACTH Thyrotroph – TSH Gonadotroph – FSH

Biochemical tests

Fouchets test – bile pigments(urobilinogen and porphobilinogen) Hay’s Sulphur test- Bile salts Benedicts test – Blood sugar Rothera’s test – Ketone bodies Biuret test – Protein Biuret reagent– CuSO4,Sodium potassium tartarate,Potassium iodide in sodium hydroxide Test for glucose Benedict’s test …

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Intraperitoneal and retroperitoneal organs.

Intraperitoneal Organs During development some organs grow inside the peritoneal cavity, these are called intra peritoneal organs Retroperitoneal Organs Some organs grow outside the peritoneal cavity, these are retroperitoneal organs eg:Kidney,Ureter. Secondary retroperitoneal organs Some organs grow in the intraperitoneal …

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