Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Leptospirosis and Weil's disease mnemonic

Mnemonic for leptospirosis
Encephalitis (And meningitis)
Pain in abdomen
Transmitted through animal urine
Occipital headache
Suffusion (conjunctival)
Pericorneal reddening, Photophobia
Retro orbital pain, Rash
O looks like a heart for bradycardia

Weil's disease mnemonic
Wet due to hemorrhage
E is to remind me of epistaxis and other hemorrhagic manifestations like petechiae, hemoptysis, etc.
I for icterus
L for Liver and renaL damage
S is for reminding us that it is a Severe form of leptospirosis

MCQ: Radiographic finding in severe leptospirosis - patchy alveolar pattern due to hemorrhage. 

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