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X-linked dominant and recessive disorders

X-linked dominant disorders 1.Familial hypophosphatemic rickets2.Urea cycle defect due to deficiency of ornithine transcarbamylase3.Incontinentia pigmenti4.Rette’s syndrome X-linked recessive disorders 1.Duchenne…
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Autosomal recessive disorders

Autosomal recessive disorders include most of the metabolic problems. Cystic fibrosis Wilson’s disease Gaucher’s disease Alpha -1-antitrypsin deficiency Hemochromatosis Neiman-Picks…
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Autosomal dominant disorders

We can remember the Autosomal dominant disorders by the mnemonic- DOMINANT VH3 D- Dystrophia myotonica O- Osteogenesis imperfecta M- Marfan’s…
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Must know drugs for medical emergencies

Anaphylactic shock Adrenaline 0.5 ml sc / im Hydrocortisone 200 mg iv Diphenhydramine 25-50 iv/im Hypoglycemia Oral glucose Fruit juice…
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Status epilepticus

Status epilepticus is sustained epileptic activity with 1. two fits without recovery of consciousness in between OR 2.single fit of…
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Complementary feeding

An infant is exclusively breastfed till the age of 6 months, as and when the child wants (at least 8…
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Acute pyogenic meningitis

Common in neonates and infants because of poor immunity. COMMON ORGANISMS Neonates (upto 28 days): E.coli, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Pseudomonas 3…
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Nocturnal Enuresis

Enuresis denotes normal urinary bladder emptying at a wrong place and time at least twice a month after the age…
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Pica

Common in children below 5 years of age. DEFINITION It is the persistent ingestion of non nutritive substances (plaster, charcoal,…
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Breath holding spells

Reflexive events initiated by provocative events that lead to anger, frustration or pain that cause a child to cry. •…
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