Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Whipples disease mnemonic

Mini post of the day!

Whipples disease responds to antibiotics like ceftriaxone and TMP-SMX.
"Whip Whipples with antibiotics."

W: Caused by T. Whippleii
Hip: Reminds me of arthralgias
P: For PAS positive macrophages
L: Lymphadenopathy
E: Eye findings

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