- PACES station 1 abdomen
- PACES station 1 respiratory
- PACES station 2 history taking skills
- PACES station 3 cardiovascular
- PACES station 3 neurology
- PACES station 4 communication skill and ethics
- PACES station 5 (new station 5)
- PACES station 5 endocrinology
- PACES station 5 Fundus
- PACES station 5 rheumatology
- PACES station 5 skin
- record of PACES experience
Monday, 2 June 2008
asymetrical swelling affecting the small joints of the hand (and feet),the joints are severely deformed.there are tophi formation in the halex of the ear.
its a metabolic disorder of purine metabolism,characterized by hyperuricaemia due to either overproduction or under excretion of uric acid.
main risk factors:
high BMI (obesity)
high protein diet
high alcohol consuption
what the main clinical manifestations?
what is the defferential diagnosis?
how would you investigate this patient?
what are the lines of management?
Labels: PACES station 5 rheumatology