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It’s Mnemonic Monday! To Zanzibar By Motor Car
Branches of the facial nerve
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On this Mnemonic Monday, we challenge you to remember the branches of the facial nerve with the following mnemonic: To Zanzibar By Motor Car Temporal Zygomatic Buccal Marginal mandibular Cervical [caption id="attachment_11157" align="alignleft" width="2101"] Facial nerve (CN7) branches and danger zones.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_11156" align="alignleft" width="375"] Cranial n …
It’s Mnemonic Monday! I Hate Multiple Meds Causing Queer Problems
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
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On this Mnemonic Monday, we continue we continue with the topic of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE): I HATE MULTIPLE MEDS CAUSING QUEER PROBLEMS INH Hydralazine Minocycline Methyldopa Chlorpromazine Quinidine Procainamide This mnemonic refers to drugs known to cause drug-induced Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE). Click HERE to print your mnemonic card.   Study More! Need a r …
It’s Mnemonic Monday! MD SOAP N HAIR
Lupus Mnemonic
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On this Mnemonic Monday, we challenge you to remember the criteria needed to diagnose Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) with the following mnemonic: MD SOAP N HAIR Malar erythema Discoid LE Serositis (carditis or pleurisy) Oral ulcers Arthritis, nonerosive Photosensitivity Neurologic (seizure or psychosis) Hematologic disorder ANA Immunologic disorder Renal This mnemonic refers to …
Hydroxychloroquine, Pentoxifylline, and Colchicine: Off-Label is ON in Dermatology
Hydroxychloroquine, Pentoxifylline, and Colchicine: Off-Label is ON in Dermatology!
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So many diseases, so few FDA approved indications. Between the mind-numbing time and cost from bench to bottle, it is no surprise that dermatologists, as masters of the integument are the off-label bandits, marrying their wealth of knowledge on the pathophysiology of skin diseases to the mechanisms by which medications work to create an evidenced-based armament of therapies for both common and rar …
Picking on Pruritus Podcast Recap
December JDD Podcast on Pruritus
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Each month the JDD Podcast discusses a current issue in dermatology and this December Dr. Adam Friedman sat down with Dr. Gideon Smith, assistant professor of dermatology at Harvard Medical school, Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs in Dermatology, and Director of the Connective Tissue Diseases Clinic and Fellowship to discuss pruritus in the autoimmune connective tissue world.  Dr. Angela Hou, P …