My ortho posting ended today.
I am somewhat sad.
The funny thing is (well its not really funny), I was the first one to see a patient and take their history in our one month span of posting and also I ended it by doing the same.
Next up is ENT. Something that I will really need to focus on this year.
Three day weekend for Tamil New Year !!!
Yesterday, a professor came in with a bag of X-rays. He went through a dozen of them with us. Half of us got to try to diagnose the X-ray. It was quite fun.
A good number of my batch mates: Have joined PG coaching centers like
Kaplan, Speed, etc.
Me and a few of my friends: relaxing
I finally bought a new laptop charger,
A 23 year old female was referred for evaluation of anemia. She has been suffering from irregular menstrual bleeding with heavy perios. Her haemoglobin was 10.6 g/dl with a a hypochromic and microcytic peripheral blood picture. She was prescribed iron tablets and given dietary advice about iron-rich food. Which one of the following statements about iron metabolism is not true?
A 47 year old alcoholic man is admitted to hospital because he is extremely weak and cannot walk. He has a long history of alcohol abuse, consuming 12 beers per day for over 25 years. He has experienced progressive unsteadiness on his feet with episodes of falling. He cannot fully recall the events before or during his hospital stay. Investigation reveals the following: Na+ 127 mmol/l, urea 100 mmol/l, bilirubin 30 mmol/l, ALT 70 U/I, GGT 140 U/I. Which one of the following is the most likely diagnosis?
A twenty year old man noticed some difficulty in putting on his shirt. He had undergone cervical lymph node biopsy a week earlier. He was unable to shrug his right shoulder. A lesion of which one of the following nerves is the most likely cause of this presentation?