Friday, 12 July 2013

Pathognomic Signs

1. COPD - Barrel-Chested
2. Pneumonia - Greenish Rusty Sputum
3. Pernicious Anemia - Beefy Red Tongue (Schilling’s Test)
4. Kawasaki Diseases - Strawberry Tongue
5. Typhoid - Rose Spot
6. Tetany - Chvostek Sign (Muscle Twitching Face) - Trosseau’s Sign (Jerky Mov’ts)
7. Pancreatitis - Cullen Sign (Bluish discoloration preumbilical area)
8. Appendicitis
- McBurney’s Point (rebound tenderness)
- Rovsing Sign (RLQ pain w/ palpation in LLQ)
- Psoas Sign(pain on lying down putting pressure on MB pt)
9. Thrombophlebitis - Homan’s Sign
10. Hepatitis - Icteric Sclera (yellowish discoloration of sclera)
11. Meningitis
- Burdzinski Sign (Pain on nape)
- Karnig Sign (pain on leg/ knee area)
12. Pyloric Stenosis - Olive-Shaped Mass
13. Hyperthyroidism - Exopthalmus
14. Addison’s Disease. - Bronze-like skin
15. Cushing Syndrome- Boffalo Hump
16. Cholera - Rice Watery Stool
17. SLE - Butterfly Rashes
18. Leprosy - Leoning Face (contracted face)
19. Bulimia Nervosa - Chipmunk Face
20. Liver Cirrhosis - Spider Angioma
21. Asthma - Wheezing Inspiration
22. Hyperpituitarism - CAROTENEMIA (Discoloration of skin) XANTHAMIA
23. Down Syndrome- Single Crease on Palm
24.TOF - Ventricular Septal Defect , Pulmonary Stenosis, Overriding of Aorta , Right Ventricular Hypertrophy
25.Cataract - Blurry Vision / Hizzy Vision
26.Glucoma - Tunnel-like Vision
27. PTB - Low grade fever in the evening
28. Cholecystitis- Murphy’s Sign (pain RUQ)
29. Myasthemia Gravis (MG) – Ptosis (inability to open upper eyelids)
30. Dengue - Petechiae
31. Parkinson’s Diease. - Pill Rolling Tremors
32. Measles - Koplick’s Spot

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