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medical mnemonics 1

Postby doomm007 » Fri Jan 11, 2019 6:03 pm

Medical Mnemonics 1

MACROCYTIC anemia causes

= "BIG FAT RED CELLS"

B-B12 Malabsorbtion
I-Inherited
G-Gastrointestinal disease or surgery

F-Folic Acid Deficiency
A-Alcoholism
T-Thiamin responsive

R-Reticulocytes miscounted as large RBCs
E- Endocrine - hypothyroid
D-Dietary

C-Chemotherapeutic Drugs
E-Erythro Leukemia
L- Liver Disease
L- Lesch-Nyhan Syndrome
S-Splenectomy


*ANEMIA: NORMOCYTIC = "NORMAL SIZE"

N - Normal Pregnancy
O - Over hydration
R - Renal Disease
M - Myelophthistic
A - Acute Blood loss
L - Liver Disease

SI - Systemic Infection or Inflamation
Z - Zero production - Aplastic
E - Endocrine: Hypothyroid, hypoadrenal, decreased androgen



ANEMIA: MICROCYTIC = "TICS"
T - Thalassemias
I - Iron Deficiency: Source: GI Bleed 56% Menses 29% Diet 19%
C - Chronic Inflammation
S - Sideroblastic -lead toxicity


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