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It’s Mnemonic Monday! REED Syndrome
REED Syndrome
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On this Mnemonic Monday, we challenge you to remember the mutation and clinical manifestations of REED syndrome, also known as familial leiomyomatosis. Mnemonic: COME READ MY LATEST BOOK ABOUT RATS ON A FARM Read (aka REED) syndrome Leiomyomatosis (uterine and cutaneous) RCC (type II papillary renal cell carcinoma) Fumarate hydratase (autosomal dominant mutation) This mnem …
It’s Mnemonic Monday! Oculocutaneous Albinism
Oculocutaneous Albinism
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On this Mnemonic Monday, we challenge you to remember genes associated with Oculocutaneous Albinism.  The genes associated with each type are listed. Mnemonic: Try, Try, 2-P, and TRiP, on a SLiC MAT Tyrosinase (Type 1A OCA) Tyrosinase (Type 1B OCA) OCA2 (previously P-gene) (Type 2 OCA) TRP-1 (Type 3 OCA) SLC45A2 (also called MATP) (Type 4 OCA) Click HERE to download or print your …
It’s Mnemonic Monday! IgA Monoclonal Gammopathies
IgA Monoclonal Gammopathies
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On this Mnemonic Monday, we challenge you to remember diseases that are associated with IgA monoclonal gammopathies.  Remember that IgA related diseases are typically neutrophil predominant. Mnemonic: SWEET PEPSI Sweet's Syndrome Pyoderma Gangrenosum Erythema Elevatum Diutinum (EED) POEMS Subcorneal Pustular Dermatosis IgA pemphigus Click HERE to download or print your mnemonic c …
It’s Mnemonic Monday! AGEP
AGEP
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On this Mnemonic Monday, we challenge you to remember drugs commonly causing AGEP, or acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis. These drugs include: Beta-lactam antibiotics Calcium channel blockers Cephalosporins Macrolide antibiotics Mercury Mnemonic: ABC MICKEY MOUSE AGEP Beta- Lactam Calcium channel blockers, cephalosporins Macrolides Mercury Click HERE to down …
It’s Mnemonic Monday! UVA Chemical Blockers
UVA Blockers
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On this Mnemonic Monday, we challenge you to remember UVA blockers that are Chemical or Organic compound with the following mnemonic: UVA BEAM Benzophenones (ex: Oxybenzone)   Ecamsule (aka: Mexoryl SX)  Avobenzone (Parsol 1789)  Methyl anthranilate Click HERE to download or print your mnemonic card.   Study More! Need a refresher on sunscreens? Check out page 406 of yo …