CAPA- COVID associated Pulmonary Aspergillosis
Severe COVID-19 is characterized acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) secondary to viral pneumonitis, treatment of which may require mechanical ventilation or extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). The risk of fungal co-infection, in particular COVID-19 associated pulmonary aspergillosis (CAPA), remains underappreciated. Ground ‐glass opacities characterize COVID ‐19 as well as IPA, thus comprehensive microbiological evaluation can prevent missing IPAFamous Radiology Blog TeleRad Providers at Mail us at (Source: S...
Source: Sumer's Radiology Site - April 14, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Sumer Sethi Source Type: blogs

Segmental bronchial atresia-Case Report
Discussion –-       Bronchial atresia usually is benign and asymptomatic and is incidental finding& clinical manifestations may range from recurrent pulmonary infections to mild wheezing and dyspnea. Bronchial atresia is a congenital abnormality resulting from focal interruption of a lobar, segmental, or subsegmental bronchus with associated peripheral mucus impaction (bronchocele, mucocele) and associated hyperinflation of the obstructed lung segment. The apicoposterior segmental bronchus of the left upper lobe is most common site to be involved, followed by segmental bronchi ...
Source: Sumer's Radiology Site - June 21, 2019 Category: Radiology Authors: Sumer Sethi Source Type: blogs

Angioinvasive Aspergillosis : DAMS Unplugged
Presenting a brief integrated video on a case of angio-invasive aspergillosis in a immunocompromised patient.Famous Radiology Blog TeleRad Providers at Mail us at (Source: Sumer's Radiology Site)
Source: Sumer's Radiology Site - June 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Authors: Sumer Sethi Source Type: blogs

Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis: Case Report
Discussion by Dr MGK Murthy, Dr GA Prasad      Cavernous sinus is extradural venous plexus surrounded by a dural fold in the middle cranial fossa containing internal carotid artery with its periarterial sympathetic plexus, abducens nerve lateral to the internal carotid artery, but medial to the oculomotor and trochlear nerves and the ophthalmic and maxillary divisions of the trigeminal nerve, which run superior to inferior within the lateral dural border of the cavernous sinus.     Thrombosis of the cavernous sinus is usually caused by bacterial or fungal invasion comp...
Source: Sumer's Radiology Site - November 14, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Sumer Sethi Source Type: blogs

Funtabulously Frivolous Friday Five 205
LITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog LITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog - Emergency medicine and critical care medical education blog Just when you thought your brain could unwind on a Friday, you realise that it would rather be challenged with some good old fashioned medical trivia FFFF…introducing Funtabulously Frivolous Friday Five 205. Question 1 Meigs’ Syndrome resolves after removal of the tumour. What is the classic triad of Meigs’ Syndrome? + Reveal the Funtabulous Answer expand(document.getElementById('ddet771338363'));expand(document.getElementById('ddetlink771338363')) The...
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - September 15, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Neil Long Tags: Frivolous Friday Five allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis Argyll Robertson aspergilloma aspergillus Calabar extrinsic allergic alveolitis invasive aspergillosis kartagener's syndrome liver Loa loa worms Meigs syndrome ocular oa Source Type: blogs

A Year in Review: FDA 2015 New Drug Approvals
The approval of first-of-a-kind drugs rose last year to forty-one, resulting in the highest level of newly approved U.S. drugs in nineteen years. The total number of new drugs approved last year was even higher at sixty-nine. The rising figures reflect an industry-wide desire to research and develop drugs for rare and hard-to-treat diseases. The newly approved drugs serve to advance medical care and the health of patients suffering from many ailments, including various forms of cancer, heart failure, and cystic fibrosis. Additionally, more than 40% of the new therapies were approved for treatment of rare or "orphan" dise...
Source: Policy and Medicine - January 13, 2016 Category: American Health Authors: Thomas Sullivan - Policy & Medicine Writing Staff Source Type: blogs

Encephalitis serological evaluation
Hsve Cmv Hiv 1 and 2 Vzv Ebv Toxo Lyme Mycoplasma pn Leptospirosis Legionella Brucellosis Chlamydia Syphilis Aspergillosis (Source: neurologyminutiae)
Source: neurologyminutiae - February 1, 2015 Category: Neurologists Source Type: blogs

USMLE Questions – Characteristic Disease Findings
The United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) is designed to emphasize knowledge of clinical scenarios and clinical pearls, even on Step I. Listed below are some commonly encountered disease findings and characteristics. Feature Disease 45, X chromosome Turner’s syndrome 5-HIAA increased in urine Carcinoid syndrome Aganglionic rectum Hirschsrpung’s disease Apple-core sign on barium enema Colon cancer Arched back (opisthotonos) Tetanus Argyll-Robertson pupil Syphilis Ash leaf on forehead Tuberous sclerosis Auer rods  Acute myelogenous leukemia Austin Flint murmur Aortic regurgitation...
Source: Inside Surgery - January 18, 2013 Category: Surgeons Authors: Editor Tags: Surgpedia USMLE diseases findings VMA water hammer pulse Source Type: blogs