Internal Medicine

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Systolic vs Diastolic Dysfunction
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Heart Failure: Systolic vs. Diastolic Dysfunction — Medcomic

Heart failure­ is defined as the inability of the heart to provide sufficient output to meet the metabolic demands of the body.

Hodgkin Lymphoma

Hodgkin Lymphoma — Medcomic

Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) is a clonal B-cell malignancy that resides predominantly in the lymphatic system.

Aortic Stenosis

Aortic Stenosis — Medcomic

Causes of aortic stenosis (AS) include degenerative sclerosis with calcification of a trileaflet aortic valve, calcification of a congenital aortic bicuspid valve, or rheumatic fever.

Medical Mnemonics

Medulloblastoma — Medcomic

Medulloblastoma is the most common type of malignant brain tumor in childhood.

Horner's Syndrome
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Horner Syndrome — Medcomic

Horner syndrome results from disruption of the sympathetic pathway that runs from the hypothalamus to the eye.

Pulmonary Hypertension
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Pulmonary Hypertension — Medcomic

Pulmonary hypertension (PH) refers to increased pressure in the pulmonary circulation.

Typical Community Acquired Pneumonia

Typical Community Acquired Pneumonia — Medcomic

Community acquired pneumonia (CAP) is an acute infection of the lung parenchyma acquired outside of the hospital or less than 48 hours after hospital admission.

HPA Axis
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The Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal Axis — Medcomic

The hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis is a major neuroendocrine system that involves the hypothalamus, pituitary gland, and the adrenal glands.

NYHA Classification

Functional Classification of Heart Failure — Medcomic

The New York Heart Association (NYHA) functional classification is based on the amount of activity needed to elicit symptoms from the patient.

CREST Syndrome
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CREST Syndrome — Medcomic

CREST syndrome: limited cutaneous systemic sclerosis.

Monteggia vs Galeazzi

Monteggia vs. Galeazzi Fractures — Medcomic

A Monteggia fracture is a fracture of the proximal ulna with dislocation of the radial head.

Heart Sounds
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Heart Sounds — Medcomic

The first heart sound (S1) represents mitral and tricuspid valve closure as the ventricular pressure exceeds atrial pressure at the beginning of systole.

Scoliosis and the Cobb Angle
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Scoliosis and the Cobb Angle — Medcomic

Scoliosisis a lateral curvature of the spine.

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Rhabdomyolysis — Medcomic

Rhabdomyolysis is the breakdown of muscle tissue with release of intracellular contents such as myoglobin into the bloodstream.

Heart Failure: Pathophysiology
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Heart Failure: Pathophysiology — Medcomic

Heart failure (HF)­ is defined as the inability of the heart to provide sufficient output to meet the metabolic demands of the body.

Renal Tubular Acidosis
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Renal Tubular Acidosis — Medcomic

Renal tubular acidosis (RTA) refers to a group of disorders affecting the renal tubules characterized by an impaired ability to acidify the urine and excrete acid.