Saturday, January 21, 2017

Reynolds pentads


Hello readers ! Today's blog is sweet and simple.

Reynolds pentads are collection of signs and symptoms appearing when there is obstructive cholangitis -infection of bile duct usually caused by bacteria .Following are the diagnostic features of the reynolds pentads with simple  mnemonic.
   RJ -FHC.
R-Right upper quadrant pain .
J-Jaundice .
F-Fever .
H-Hypotension.
C-Confusion .
By the way the first three diagnostic features are also called as Charcot's triad so we can also say Reynolds traid is combination of charcot's triad with low blood pressure and mental confusion .


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~Ojas

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