Wednesday, 5 March 2014

Saints in medicine

1) St.Vitus dance: @Sydenhams chorea...acute rheumatic fever caused by "S.pyogenes"      

2) St.Anthony's fire : ergotism / ergot alkaloid poisoning caused by "Claviceps purpura"

3) St.Louis encephalitis : Encephalitis caused by "St.louis encephalitis virus"

Bacteria - St.Vitus
Fungus   - St.Anthony
Virus       - St.Louis
                                      
4) Saint's triad :  Hiatal hernia + Diverticulosis + Gall bladder disease

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