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Category list : Anatomy and physiology

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  • An unusual rash covering 90% BSA

    An unusual rash covering 90% BSASubscription

    Features26 June, 2015

    This patient had a biopsy that revealed erythema multiforme one month ago.

  • Kathryn Godfrey

    Telling the difference between dementia and deliriumSubscription

    Features8 June, 2015

    Patients who suffer from delirium are more likely to have poor outcomes according to a systematic review and meta-analysis published last week.

  • Laugier-Hunziker


    Features5 June, 2015

    This 10 year-old patient presented with recurrent pigmentation of the lower lip and gums.

  • 'Meningioma'


    Features22 May, 2015

    Extracranial meningiomas are rare neoplasms which are often misdiagnosed.

  • Apple-Core Sign

    'Apple-Core Sign'Subscription

    Features14 May, 2015

    An elderly female patient presented with abdominal discomfort and increasing constipation.

  • Infection clue points to causes of rheumatoid arthritis

    Infection clue points to causes of rheumatoid arthritis

    NHS Choices11 May, 2015

    “Infection could trigger arthritis,” claimed a headline in the Daily Express.

  • Appetite for apples? How fruit sugars may not suppress hunger

    Appetite for apples? How fruit sugars may not suppress hunger

    NHS Choices10 May, 2015

    Are you tempted to avoid eating fruit “because the sugar in it triggers cravings,” as the Mail Online suggests?

  • 'Beau's Lines'

    'Beau's Lines'Subscription

    Features8 May, 2015

    Beau’s lines appear as transverse grooves in the nail and are caused by an interruption of the growth at the nail matrix.

  • Position of the epidural cannula

    Administering 'top-ups' of epidural analgesiaSubscription

    Clinical4 May, 2015

    Epidural analgesic is effective in managing acute pain, but failure is relatively common. Nurse administered top-ups of diamorphine can improve the efficacy of epidural analgesia

  • 'Cardiomegaly'


    Features30 April, 2015

    This patient had pericarditis with a massive pericardial effusion.