By Stephen N. Adler, Debra Adler-Klein MD, Dianne B. Gasbarra
The revised, up-to-date 5th version of this notebook is a convenient connection with seek advice while making bedside interpretations of scientific facts. Remarkably entire for its small measurement, the ebook lists approximately two hundred signs, actual indicators, laboratory try effects, and radiologic findings and their differential diagnoses.
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Nontoxic goiter, pp. 367-369. See Bibliography, 2. 2. Hermus AR, Huysmans DA. Pathogenesis of nontoxic diffuse and nodular goiter. pp. 873-877. See Bibliography, 4. 3. HegedÃ¼s L, Gerber H, Bonnema SJ. Multinodular goiter, pp. 2115-2118. See Bibliography, 6. 3-J. , sarcoidosis) • Hematoma Simple cyst Nonthyroid Lesions Branchial cleft cyst and other epithelial cysts Carotid aneurysm Cystic hygroma Dermoid Fibrosis (including postradiation) Hemangioma Laryngocele/bronchocele Lipoma Lymph node Parathyroid adenoma Parathyroid cyst Teratoma 64 65 Thyroglossal duct cyst References 1.
See Bibliography, 5. , thalassemia) • Pancreatitis • Whipple disease • Acute gouty arthritis • Associated with atrial septal defect • Pulmonary thromboembolism • Takayasu disease • Mulibrey nanism2 • Nontraumatic hemopericardium • Inflammatory bowel disease • BehÃ§et disease References 1. LeWinter MM, Kabbani S. Pericardial diseases. See Bibliography, 5. 2. Manning WJ. Pericardial disease. See Bibliography, 2. 2-I. , lymphoma) • After cardiothoracic surgery • Benign obstruction of thoracic duct Hemopericardium2 • Trauma ♦ Blunt and/or penetrating ♦ Postsurgical • Aortic dissection 33 34 • Anticoagulants • Chemotherapeutic agents • Myocardial infarction • Cardiac rupture • Aortic or pulmonary artery rupture • Coagulopathy • Uremia Myxedema1 References 1.
Valvular heart disease. See Bibliography, 2. 49 2-N. 51 TABLE 2-1. 52 100-200 100-200 Transient decrease in ventricular rate May abruptly and transiently decrease ventricular rate; generally contraindicated Transient slowing of ventricular rate, revealing flutter waves No effect or gradual slowing Irregular rhythm Atrial fibrillation TABLE 2-2. Causes of the Eight Basic Rhythm Patterns Regular rhythm at normal rates Normal sinus rhythm Accelerated junctional rhythm Accelerated idioventricular rhythm Atrial flutter with 4:1 conduction Atrial tachycardia with block Early beats Extrasystole Parasystole Capture beats Intermittent improved conduction during heart block Rhythm resumption after inapparent bigeminy Pauses Nonconducted premature atrial contractions (PACs) (most common) Second-degree atrioventricular (AV) block (types I and II) Second-degree sinoatrial (SA) exit block Concealed conduction Concealed junctional extrasystoles Bradycardia Sinus bradycardia Nonconducted atrial bigeminy Second- and third-degree AV block Second- and third-degree SA block Bigeminy PACs and premature ventricular contractions (PVCs) 3:2 SA and AV block Atrial tachycardia or flutter with alternate 4:1 and 2:1 conduction Nonconducted atrial trigeminy Reciprocal beating Concealed junctional extrasystoles Chaos 45 46 Atrial fibrillation Atrial flutter with variable conduction Multifocal atrial tachycardia Wandering pacemaker Multifocal PVCs Parasystoles Combinations of the above Regular tachycardia Sinus tachycardia Paroxysmal atrial tachycardia Atrial flutter Ectopic atrial tachycardia Junctional tachycardia Ventricular tachycardia Adapted from Marriott HJL.
A Pocket Manual of Differential Diagnosis by Stephen N. Adler, Debra Adler-Klein MD, Dianne B. Gasbarra