- On a CT as a rule out for epiglottitis
- If a halloween sign is seen on a CT it relates to a normal appearance of the epiglottis. [Reference]
- The first DC defibrillator
- ID-1-VEI for external transthoracic and internal use made in the USSR in 1952. [Reference]
- Pain and dusky pink discolouration of the extremities secondary to heavy metal poisoning, commonly mercury.
- It is less common since the recognition of mercury toxicity and hence it is no longer given as a laxative, diuretic or to treat syphilis.
- Its presentation in children can be very similar to kawasaki’s disease. Affected children have erythematous cheeks, lips, loss of hair/teeth/nails, transient rashes, photophobia, renal impairment and neuropsychiatric symptoms. [Reference]
What is Typhlitis?
- Inflammation and/or necrosis of the cecum, appendix, and/or ileum
- That is associated with infection and neutropenia (also called neutropenic enterocolitis)
- It often occurs in the immunocompromised, diagnosed on CT with thickening of the bowel wall and stranding. Prognosis is poor unless treatment is commenced (often a right hemicoloectomy). [Reference]
- A manipulative procedure used to treat tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis).
- The examiner fully pronates the affected forearm, flexes the wrist, and then forcibly extends the elbow