LifecareMedi (MediQuest)

Interesting Case: Cutis Verticus Gyrata

Doctors reported in the New England Journal of Medicine that they diagnosed a case of a rare condition called cutis verticus gyrata, which causes the folds in the scalp to form – specifically, “ridges and furrows resembling the brain’s surface,” write Dr. Karen Regina Rosso Schons and Andre Avelino Costa Beber of Hospital Universitario de… Continue reading Interesting Case: Cutis Verticus Gyrata

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Distilled water peritoneal lavage after colorectal cancer surgery.

Source Department of Colorectal Surgery, West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom. Abstract PURPOSE: Tumor cells exfoliated into the peritoneal cavity during colorectal cancer surgery are viable and tumorigenic and may contribute to peritoneal recurrence. Although commonly used, the tumoricidal effectiveness of antiseptics in peritoneal lavage is doubted because of their chemical alteration by… Continue reading Distilled water peritoneal lavage after colorectal cancer surgery.

Medicine

Pruritus & Systemic Disorders

Pathophysiology The sensation of pruritus is transmitted through slow-conducting unmyelinated C-polymodal and possibly type A delta nociceptive neurons with free nerve endings located near the dermoepidermal junction or in the epidermis. These neurons appear to be located more superficially and are more sensitive to pruritogenic substances than pain receptors. Activators of these nerves include histamine,… Continue reading Pruritus & Systemic Disorders

Radiology

Radiological Signs (Complete Revision)

** Great Care has taken to see that every point is correct & is taken from standard textbooks. This can be used for MCQ’s.. I regret for mistakes if any; please bring them to my Notice.¬† —————————————————————————————————————————————————– REFERENCE: (*Star marked books can be used by U.G Students) Adullah Shaikh Radiology* P.R Patel Lecture’s In Radiology*Musculoskeletal… Continue reading Radiological Signs (Complete Revision)