Coagulation & thrombosis evaluation & about
the Pro Time INR
Ear Nose & Throat (Head & NECK):
- vasculitidies;...... temporal arteritis.
- aortic dissection catastrophies, causes
Functional, psychosomatic, supratentorial disorders to consider:
- gastrointestinal motility disorders.
- chronic fatigue.
- pain disorders.
- psychodermatological diseases [HERE]
Genetic disorders and/or influences/predisposition:
- [GI ] & [celiac disease & other PSEs] & [Haggitt
levels, intrapolypoidal ca.] & [on-line endoscopic atlas]
- Liver ...hepatitis C test interpretation decision tree.
- Digestive Disease Center (DDC)
- Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) database:
over 12,800 items and can generate a differential diagnosis from physical
findings...based at Johns Hopkins University
- Education about genetics @ NLM/NIH
- Gene Clinics database:
more detailed information about specific diseases and labs specialized in
testing...at U. of Washington, Seattle
- U. S. Office of Rare Diseases
- Covering bases for genetic
Infectious diseases (anthrax,
West Nile, etc.):
- Pap smears & associated
- vulvar & perineal lesions, biopsy & lab testing
- uterus: IHC & HPV testing;
endometrium biopsies; neoplasia
- lower tract neoplasms
(vulva, vagina, cervix)
- Vaginal, fallopian tubes, and ovary: [PCOS] [ovarian ca. screening]
- vaginal discharge (leukorrhea)
Lung/pulmonary & respiratory tract:
of key details on each disease
- post-exposure hepatitis & HIV testing [HBV
immune status] [HBV] [HCV]
Lymph node dissections
- Lung/respiratory tract;... cancer issues;... ca. DDX flow chart.
- ciliary dyskinesia test
- Heath-Edwards pulmonary hypertension vasculopathy grades.
- chronic cough differential diagnosis
Muscle biopsy & links.
& neurosurgical situations/diseases:
- Bacterial morphology basics chart
ATCC (new organisms and genetic info)
site and the above CDC site
- Antibiotic guide @ John Hopkins
Viral testing, clinical-situation (rash, encephalitic,
etc.) category [HAPS
Al Chan's Micro. site
Todar's on-line textbook
- an individual's commensal (friendly) "germ" microbiome.
Nutritional status assessment.
Orthopedic...bone & joint pathology:
- CNS inflammations & degenerations, Duke website
(click on "Teaching" & scroll to links at page bottom).
Diagnostics specialty neurological genetic and
disorders link site :
sleep disorders, restless legs (within akasthesia), Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, etc.
nasal fluid vs. CSF leak?
- septic joint and crystallosis diagnosis
- bone & joint surgical pathology
Pancreatic pathology & ca.:...[Johns Hopkins: pancreatic
Renal disease & tumors
Respiratory: see lung, above.
Signs, symptoms, and syndrome lists and notes
Skin: cancer & diseases; hair loss; pigment problems; palm & sole thickened; nail disorders; special DIF & skin serology studies...medical skin, even emergency DX.
Soft tissue tumors
miscarriages & abortions data
prenatal prophylaxis & birth defects monitoring
Gestational trophoblastic disease
Urinary/Urology and Testicular
- discordant test results chart; ambulatory screening tests decision tree.
tumors & prognosis calculation
- penile, scrotal, & perineal lesions, biopsy & lab testing
- urinary tract stones...reference lab analysis..&..causes & prevention by type of stone.
- bladder cancer office-based screening test decision tree.
|(posted Jan. 2001; latest addition/update 18 June 2012)
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