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Pathology Mnemonics for study part 1

Mnemonics, Pathology Mnemonics
  List of Pathology Mnemonics collected from different websites Pulmonary fibrosis: differential of both upper and lower lobes BREAST SCAR: · Upper lobe: Beryliosis Radiation Extrinsic allergic alveolitis Ankylosing spondylitis Sarcoidosis TB · Lower lobe: Systemic sclerosis Cryptogenic fibrosing alveolitis Asbestosis Radiation Gout vs. pseudogout: crystal lab findings Pseduogout crystals are: Positive birefringent Polygon shaped · Gout therefore is the negative needle shaped crystals. · Also, gout classically strikes great Toe, and its hallmark is Tophi. Pulmonary embolism: risk factors 7 H's: Hereditary (eg factor V Leyden, protein C or S deficiency) History (previous DVT or PE) Hypomobility (fracture, CVA, severe illness, obesity, long trip) Hypovolaemia (nephrotic syndrome, dehydr...