PBL: Gout

Keywords 43 y/o lady Outpatient department pain, swelling and limitation of movement in her right knee awakened from sleep at night due to severe pain paroxysmal nocturnal Aggravating factor high protein meal – red meat, liver, kidney Extending to her ankle and foot Pic: swelling of right foot In the Read more…

Inflammatory Arthritis

4 topics: General arthritis def cause types Osteoarthritis ethiopathology morphology gross microscopic clinical/radiological features management Rheumatoid arthritis same as above Septic arthritis ethiopathogenesis investigations treatment General arthritis Arthritis: Inflammation of one of more joints. (a group of conditions involving damage to the joints of the body) There are over 100 Read more…

Joints

OLIS Composition of cartilage http://elearning.imu.edu.my/file.php/4236/StudyGuide/Musculo/Week2/xms2_1.html Joints http://elearning.imu.edu.my/file.php/4236/StudyGuide/Musculo/Week2/xms2_2.html Dr Nilesh’s blog – knee joint http://imuanatomy.blogspot.com/2010/09/knee-joint.html Before you start learning about the joints itself, it is important to learn about the joints articulation/movements so that you will understand better how the different types of joints result in those movements. Extension & Flexion Read more…