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Cranial nerves – last moment revision

Nidheesh Radhakrishnan Olfactory nerve: Purely Sensory Telencephalon Anterior olfactory nucleus Transmits the sense of smell. Located in olfactory foramina in the cribriform plate of ethmoid.  Optic nerve Purely Sensory Diencephalon Ganglion cells of retina. Transmits […]

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Differential Diagnosis of Hepatosplenomegaly

Dr Ameer Khalid Acromegaly … enlarged spleen, enlarged liver Autoimmune Hepatitis … enlarged liver Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome … enlarged spleen, enlarged liver Autoimmune Thrombocytopenia … enlarged spleen Brucellosis … enlarged spleen, enlarged liver Chagas disease […]


Mnemonics in Anatomy & Medicine

Brachial artery: recurrent and collateral branches [ID 608] “I Am Pretty Sexy” Inferior ulnar collateral artery goes with Anterior ulnar recurrent artery. Posterior ulnar recurrent artery goes with Superior ulnar collateral artery. ­Alternatively: “I Am […]

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Pediatrics at a glance

Dr Salini  G K MD (Hom) Pediatrics Last moment revisions Kilonychia is seen in Iron deficiency anaemia Bitos spot, Keratomalasia are the feature of Vit. A deficiency. Vit. C deficiency causes scurvy. Female chromosomal pattern […]

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Triads and Pentads in Medicine

Compiled by Dr Nupur Triad of Alports Syndrome Sensorineural deafness Progressive renal failure Ocular anomalies Triad of Behcet’s Syndrome Recurrent oral ulcers Genital ulcers Iridocyclitis Beck’s Triad Muffled heart sound Distended neck veins Hypotension Charcot’s Triad […]