Tag Archives: Conditions and Diseases

Bacteria and their alternate names

Image via Wikipedia Making absurd and vivid associations is the key to memory. Bordetella- Bordet Gengou bacillus Clostridium tetani-Nicolaire’s  bacillus(Nicolas cage, nail stick injury on his foot) Corynebacterium diptheriae-Kelbs Loeffler’s bacillus(Diptheria near tonsil>tonsil is like a club>Kleb) Coryn pseudotuberculosis-Priesz Nocard …

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Hallmark findings of diseases

Image by wellcome images via Flickr Albumino-Cytologic Dissociation Guillain-Barre   (markedly increased protein in CSF with only modest increase in cell count) Antiplatelet Antibodies idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura Arachnodactyly Marfan’s Aschoff Bodies rheumatic fever Auer Rods acute promyelocytic leukemia  (AML type M3) …

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