PANCE REVIEW: Train Your Brain

Here are some more Word-Associations for your PANCE studies... I'll add any tricks that I have found or come up with to remember them. Remember, these are meant as a study tool. Read the entire question and use your clinical know-how to determine your final answer. These are in no particular order:

Retinal Artery Occlusion = cherry red spots [When I think artery, I think RED]
Retinal Vein Occlusion = blood and thunder

Hordeloum = Hurt (painful)
Chalazion = painless

Viral conjunctivitis = preauricular lymphadenopathy + bilateral + watery discharge
Bacterial conjunctivitis = purulent discharge

Macular degeneration = drusen deposits/central vision loss

Rinne/Weber - Conduction/Sensorineural 

Epiglottis = thumb print sign/tripod/drooling

Oral white patches
Candidiasis = uncomfortable/Can be scraped off
Leukoplakia = painless/cannot be scraped off (Left on)

HypOparathyroidism = + Chvostek's sign/Trousseau's sign [due to low Ca+]
Hyperparathyroidism = "bones, stones, abdominal groans, psychiatric moans, and fatigue overtones"

Essential tremor = can temporarily gets better with ETOH

Eczema = flexor surfaces
Psoriasis = extensor surfaces

Actinic Keratosis = sun exposure/pre-cancerous!

Seborrheic Keratosis = greasy/ "stuck on"

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