Pathology

Alzheimer's disease: Features

"RONALD"

In memory of Ronald Reagen (former US president) who was a victim of AD.

  • Reduction of acetylcholine
  • Old age
  • Navigational difficulty, Neurofibrillary tangles (NFTs)
  • Atrophy of cerebral cortex(diffuse)
  • Language impairment
  • Dementia, Delusions

 

3.5

Thrombus: Possible fates

"DOPE"

  • Dissolution
  • Organization
  • Propagation
  • Embolisation

 

3.666665

Oral cancer: Risk factors

"PATHOLOGY LAB"

 

  • Plummer-vinson syndrome
  • Alcohol
  • Tobacco
  • Human papilloma virus (HPV)
  • Leukoplakia
  • Asbestos
  • Bad oral hygiene

 

4.333335

Tabes dorsalis

"DORSALIS"

  • Dorsal column degeneration
  • Orthopaedic pain (charcot's joints)
  • Reflexes (deep tendon) are decreased
  • Shooting pain
  • Argyll-Robertson pupil
  • Locomotor ataxia
  • Impaired proprioception
  • Syphilis
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