Monthly Archive:: September 2014

HELLP SYNDROME

Haemolysis (H), elevated liver enzyme (EL) & low platelet count (LP) (<100000/mm3). A rare complication of pre-eclampsia. It may develop without maternal HTN. It is manifested by nausea,vomiting,epigastric
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PRE-ECLAMPSIA

Definition:- It is a multi system disorder of unknown etiology characterised by development of hypertension to the extent of 140/90 mm of Hg or more with proteinuria after
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ECLAMPSIA

It is a derived from greek word meaning like ‘Flash of Light’ – may occur quite abruptly. Definition – Pre-eclampsia when complicated with generalized tonic- clonic convulsions or
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OSTEOPOROSIS

It is a common clinical syndrome involving multiple bone in which there is quantitative reduction of bone tissues mass. These reduction result in fragile skeleton which is associated
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HEPATITIS

Infection of liver caused by hepatotropic viruses is known as viral hepatitis. There are five main types of hepatotropic viruses – – Hep-A →RNA virus – feco-oral route
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GLOMERULONEPHRITIS (GN)

1) Acute Glomerulonephritis :- Is know to follow acute infection & characteristically presents as acute nephritic syndrome. Acute post streptococcal glomerulonephritis is most common form of glomerulonephritis in
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LEPROMATOUS LEPROSY

It is caused by Mycobacterium leprae affects the skin & peripheral nerves. The causative organism is less acid-fast than tubercle bacillus. MORPHOLOGICAL FEATURES:- Grossly– These are characterized by
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