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2561. turban tumour

turban tumour turban tumour - General Practice Notebook This site is intended for healthcare professionals General Practice Notebook | Medical search turban tumour Cylindromas are: benign tumours which are derived from sweat glands or hair follicles particularly common on the scalp where they may be multiple (turban tumour) occasionally familial with autosomal dominant inheritance Management includes excision biopsy of the skin lump with subsequent histology. Links: General Practice Notebook (...) General Practice Notebook The information provided herein should not be used for diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed medical practitioner should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions. Copyright 2016 Oxbridge Solutions Ltd®. Any distribution or duplication of the information contained herein is strictly prohibited. Oxbridge Solutions Ltd® receives funding from advertising but maintains editorial independence. GPnotebook stores small data

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2562. Spiegler's tumour

Spiegler's tumour Spiegler's tumour - General Practice Notebook This site is intended for healthcare professionals General Practice Notebook | Medical search Spiegler's tumour Cylindromas are: benign tumours which are derived from sweat glands or hair follicles particularly common on the scalp where they may be multiple (turban tumour) occasionally familial with autosomal dominant inheritance Management includes excision biopsy of the skin lump with subsequent histology. Links: General Practice (...) Notebook General Practice Notebook The information provided herein should not be used for diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed medical practitioner should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions. Copyright 2016 Oxbridge Solutions Ltd®. Any distribution or duplication of the information contained herein is strictly prohibited. Oxbridge Solutions Ltd® receives funding from advertising but maintains editorial independence. GPnotebook stores small

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2563. target cholesterol levels - primary prevention of CHD

/1.73 m2] positive family history of premature CVD. HDL and triglycerides (2) although low HDL cholesterol is an independent risk factor for CVD, no specific treatment goals are as yet defined, but may be considered at concentrations >1.0 mmol/L (40 mg/dL) in men and >1.2 mmol/ 45 mg/dL) in women. Similarly, fasting triglycerides should be <.1.7 mmol/L (150 mg/dL). Reference: Links: General Practice Notebook General Practice Notebook The information provided herein should not be used for diagnosis (...) target cholesterol levels - primary prevention of CHD target cholesterol levels - primary prevention of CHD - General Practice Notebook This site is intended for healthcare professionals General Practice Notebook | Medical search target cholesterol levels - primary prevention of CHD use the QRISK2 risk assessment tool to assess CVD risk for the primary prevention of CVD in people up to and including age 84 years do not use a risk assessment tool to assess CVD risk in people with an estimated

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2564. raised triglycerides (secondary causes)

hypertriglyceridaemia (fasting >11mmol/L) is associated with risk of acute pancreatitis (1). Reference: (1) British Heart Foundation Factfile (June 2008). Triglycerides. Links: General Practice Notebook General Practice Notebook The information provided herein should not be used for diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed medical practitioner should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions. Copyright 2016 Oxbridge Solutions Ltd®. Any distribution or duplication (...) raised triglycerides (secondary causes) raised triglycerides (secondary causes) - General Practice Notebook This site is intended for healthcare professionals General Practice Notebook | Medical search raised triglycerides (secondary causes) Hypertriglyceridaemia is most commonly due to a secondary cause. secondary causes of raised TG include: high alcohol intake, renal disease, drugs (retinoids, cyclosporin, some beta blockers, oestrogens, corticosteroids, protease inhibitors), bulaemia

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2565. Dupuytren's contracture

disease, and ectopic manifestations. Recognition of this clinical type is essential, as it carries a more serious prognosis and warrants aggressive follow-up and treatment...(1,3)" Reference: (1) (2) (3) (4) Links: General Practice Notebook General Practice Notebook The information provided herein should not be used for diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed medical practitioner should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions. Copyright 2016 (...) Dupuytren's contracture Dupuytren's contracture - General Practice Notebook This site is intended for healthcare professionals General Practice Notebook | Medical search Dupuytren's contracture Dupuytren's contracture is a visible and palpable palmar skin changes (pits, nodules) caused by thickening of the palmar fascia with cord like structures extending from the palm into the digits resulting in permanent flexion and/or adduction contracture of the metacarpo-phalangeal joint. It may also

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2566. cough suppressants

cough suppressants cough suppressants - General Practice Notebook This site is intended for healthcare professionals General Practice Notebook | Medical search cough suppressants Antitussives are agents that are effective against cough. Although the cough reflex is useful, suppression of cough for some part of the day may give symptomatic relief to patient and family. Pholcodeine and codeine are effective, but there is a small risk of addiction. Dextromethorphan is neither addictive nor (...) analgesic but is not available on an NHS prescription. Combined with diphenhydramine it is available as Benylin Dry Cough. Diphenhydramine (Bronylin) is a cough suppressant; its antihistamine effect is sedative and decongestive; its anticholinergic effect dries up secretions Opiates, methadone and diamorphine linctus are powerful cough suppressants with obvious addictive properties. They are potentiated by adding an antihistamine. Links: General Practice Notebook General Practice Notebook

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2567. hypertriglyceridaemia (secondary)

) is associated with risk of acute pancreatitis (1). Reference: (1) British Heart Foundation Factfile (June 2008). Triglycerides. Links: General Practice Notebook General Practice Notebook The information provided herein should not be used for diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed medical practitioner should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions. Copyright 2016 Oxbridge Solutions Ltd®. Any distribution or duplication of the information contained (...) hypertriglyceridaemia (secondary) hypertriglyceridaemia (secondary) - General Practice Notebook This site is intended for healthcare professionals General Practice Notebook | Medical search hypertriglyceridaemia (secondary) Hypertriglyceridaemia is most commonly due to a secondary cause. secondary causes of raised TG include: high alcohol intake, renal disease, drugs (retinoids, cyclosporin, some beta blockers, oestrogens, corticosteroids, protease inhibitors), bulaemia, pregnancy and, rarely

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2568. factor VIII:C deficiency

- results in preferential expression of the abnormal X chromosome. Carriers with low normal levels of factor VIII - 40-50% - may show symptoms under severe haemostatic stress e.g. after major trauma. The condition 'breeds' true so that in families all affected members have severe disease or all have mild disease. Links: General Practice Notebook General Practice Notebook The information provided herein should not be used for diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed medical (...) factor VIII:C deficiency factor VIII:C deficiency - General Practice Notebook This site is intended for healthcare professionals General Practice Notebook | Medical search factor VIII:C deficiency Haemophilia A results from a congenital deficiency of factor VIII (VIII:C) coagulant activity. It is an X-linked recessive disorder affecting 1 in 10 000 males. Heterozygous females act as carriers but may be symptomatic when lyonisation - random inactivation of one of the X chromosomes in each cell

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2569. alopecia areata

, and a high prevalence of autoantibodies and abnormalities on the titres of circulating T lymphocytes (1). Children and adolescents are affected more commonly with a peak age of onset between 15 and 29 years of age. In around 25% of the patients, a positive family history can be found (1). Reference: 1 Links: General Practice Notebook General Practice Notebook The information provided herein should not be used for diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed medical practitioner should (...) alopecia areata alopecia areata - General Practice Notebook This site is intended for healthcare professionals General Practice Notebook | Medical search alopecia areata Alopecia areata Alopecia areata is a relatively common condition which may occur at any age in either sex. The prevalence of Alopecia areata in the UK population is around 0.15%. It is a non-scaring condition which can affect: the hair follicles - damage is not permanent the nails - 10-30% of patients (1) Alopecia areata can

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2570. FAP

) in families with familial adenomatous polyposis. J. Med. Genet.;31(1): 55-8. Links: General Practice Notebook General Practice Notebook The information provided herein should not be used for diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed medical practitioner should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions. Copyright 2016 Oxbridge Solutions Ltd®. Any distribution or duplication of the information contained herein is strictly prohibited. Oxbridge Solutions Ltd® (...) FAP FAP - General Practice Notebook This site is intended for healthcare professionals General Practice Notebook | Medical search FAP Familial polyposis coli is characterized by the presence of 100 to more than 1000 tubular adenomas which carpet the colon. Less frequently, lesions occur in the stomach and the small bowel, particularly the duodenum. This condition has a prevalence of 1 in 7000 to 1 in 24000, and is most commonly inherited in an autosomal dominant fashion, although one-third

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2571. FPC

) in families with familial adenomatous polyposis. J. Med. Genet.;31(1): 55-8. Links: General Practice Notebook General Practice Notebook The information provided herein should not be used for diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed medical practitioner should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions. Copyright 2016 Oxbridge Solutions Ltd®. Any distribution or duplication of the information contained herein is strictly prohibited. Oxbridge Solutions Ltd® (...) FPC FPC - General Practice Notebook This site is intended for healthcare professionals General Practice Notebook | Medical search FPC Familial polyposis coli is characterized by the presence of 100 to more than 1000 tubular adenomas which carpet the colon. Less frequently, lesions occur in the stomach and the small bowel, particularly the duodenum. This condition has a prevalence of 1 in 7000 to 1 in 24000, and is most commonly inherited in an autosomal dominant fashion, although one-third

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2572. spondyloarthritides

Practice Notebook General Practice Notebook The information provided herein should not be used for diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed medical practitioner should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions. Copyright 2016 Oxbridge Solutions Ltd®. Any distribution or duplication of the information contained herein is strictly prohibited. Oxbridge Solutions Ltd® receives funding from advertising but maintains editorial independence. GPnotebook (...) spondyloarthritides spondyloarthritides - General Practice Notebook This site is intended for healthcare professionals General Practice Notebook | Medical search spondyloarthritides Seronegative spondarthritis describes conditions, usually associated with seronegative polyarthritis, i.e. without serum rheumatoid factors, which may show changes in the sacroiliac and vertebral joints and ligaments that are indistinguishable from ankylosing spondylitis. This group includes: psoriatic arthritis

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2573. secondary hypertriglyceridaemia

) is associated with risk of acute pancreatitis (1). Reference: (1) British Heart Foundation Factfile (June 2008). Triglycerides. Links: General Practice Notebook General Practice Notebook The information provided herein should not be used for diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed medical practitioner should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions. Copyright 2016 Oxbridge Solutions Ltd®. Any distribution or duplication of the information contained (...) secondary hypertriglyceridaemia secondary hypertriglyceridaemia - General Practice Notebook This site is intended for healthcare professionals General Practice Notebook | Medical search secondary hypertriglyceridaemia Hypertriglyceridaemia is most commonly due to a secondary cause. secondary causes of raised TG include: high alcohol intake, renal disease, drugs (retinoids, cyclosporin, some beta blockers, oestrogens, corticosteroids, protease inhibitors), bulaemia, pregnancy and, rarely

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2574. cholestyramine

cholestyramine cholestyramine - General Practice Notebook This site is intended for healthcare professionals General Practice Notebook | Medical search cholestyramine Indications: moderate hypercholesterolaemia with normal HDL levels familial hypercholesterolaemia. Dosage: 12-24g daily in single or divided doses Side effects include: nausea constipation heartburn flatulence rashes Contra-indications include: complete biliary obstruction pregnancy Cautions: folic acid supplements may be required (...) with carbonated drinks. Links: General Practice Notebook General Practice Notebook The information provided herein should not be used for diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed medical practitioner should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions. Copyright 2016 Oxbridge Solutions Ltd®. Any distribution or duplication of the information contained herein is strictly prohibited. Oxbridge Solutions Ltd® receives funding from advertising but maintains

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2575. adenomatous polyposis

of the retinal pigment epithelium (CHRPE) in families with familial adenomatous polyposis. J. Med. Genet.;31(1): 55-8. Links: General Practice Notebook General Practice Notebook The information provided herein should not be used for diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed medical practitioner should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions. Copyright 2016 Oxbridge Solutions Ltd®. Any distribution or duplication of the information contained herein (...) adenomatous polyposis adenomatous polyposis - General Practice Notebook This site is intended for healthcare professionals General Practice Notebook | Medical search adenomatous polyposis Familial polyposis coli is characterized by the presence of 100 to more than 1000 tubular adenomas which carpet the colon. Less frequently, lesions occur in the stomach and the small bowel, particularly the duodenum. This condition has a prevalence of 1 in 7000 to 1 in 24000, and is most commonly inherited

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2576. seronegative spondarthritis

tests Links: General Practice Notebook General Practice Notebook The information provided herein should not be used for diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed medical practitioner should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions. Copyright 2016 Oxbridge Solutions Ltd®. Any distribution or duplication of the information contained herein is strictly prohibited. Oxbridge Solutions Ltd® receives funding from advertising but maintains editorial (...) seronegative spondarthritis seronegative spondarthritis - General Practice Notebook This site is intended for healthcare professionals General Practice Notebook | Medical search seronegative spondarthritis Seronegative spondarthritis describes conditions, usually associated with seronegative polyarthritis, i.e. without serum rheumatoid factors, which may show changes in the sacroiliac and vertebral joints and ligaments that are indistinguishable from ankylosing spondylitis. This group includes

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2577. seronegative arthritis

: General Practice Notebook General Practice Notebook The information provided herein should not be used for diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed medical practitioner should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions. Copyright 2016 Oxbridge Solutions Ltd®. Any distribution or duplication of the information contained herein is strictly prohibited. Oxbridge Solutions Ltd® receives funding from advertising but maintains editorial independence (...) seronegative arthritis seronegative arthritis - General Practice Notebook This site is intended for healthcare professionals General Practice Notebook | Medical search seronegative arthritis Seronegative spondarthritis describes conditions, usually associated with seronegative polyarthritis, i.e. without serum rheumatoid factors, which may show changes in the sacroiliac and vertebral joints and ligaments that are indistinguishable from ankylosing spondylitis. This group includes: psoriatic

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2578. Questran

Questran Questran - General Practice Notebook This site is intended for healthcare professionals General Practice Notebook | Medical search Questran Indications: moderate hypercholesterolaemia with normal HDL levels familial hypercholesterolaemia. Dosage: 12-24g daily in single or divided doses Side effects include: nausea constipation heartburn flatulence rashes Contra-indications include: complete biliary obstruction pregnancy Cautions: folic acid supplements may be required, particularly (...) . Links: General Practice Notebook General Practice Notebook The information provided herein should not be used for diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed medical practitioner should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions. Copyright 2016 Oxbridge Solutions Ltd®. Any distribution or duplication of the information contained herein is strictly prohibited. Oxbridge Solutions Ltd® receives funding from advertising but maintains editorial independence

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2579. intestinal polyposis

of the retinal pigment epithelium (CHRPE) in families with familial adenomatous polyposis. J. Med. Genet.;31(1): 55-8. Links: General Practice Notebook General Practice Notebook The information provided herein should not be used for diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed medical practitioner should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions. Copyright 2016 Oxbridge Solutions Ltd®. Any distribution or duplication of the information contained herein (...) intestinal polyposis intestinal polyposis - General Practice Notebook This site is intended for healthcare professionals General Practice Notebook | Medical search intestinal polyposis Familial polyposis coli is characterized by the presence of 100 to more than 1000 tubular adenomas which carpet the colon. Less frequently, lesions occur in the stomach and the small bowel, particularly the duodenum. This condition has a prevalence of 1 in 7000 to 1 in 24000, and is most commonly inherited

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2580. haemophilia A

expression of the abnormal X chromosome. Carriers with low normal levels of factor VIII - 40-50% - may show symptoms under severe haemostatic stress e.g. after major trauma. The condition 'breeds' true so that in families all affected members have severe disease or all have mild disease. Links: General Practice Notebook General Practice Notebook The information provided herein should not be used for diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed medical practitioner should be consulted (...) haemophilia A haemophilia A - General Practice Notebook This site is intended for healthcare professionals General Practice Notebook | Medical search haemophilia A Haemophilia A results from a congenital deficiency of factor VIII (VIII:C) coagulant activity. It is an X-linked recessive disorder affecting 1 in 10 000 males. Heterozygous females act as carriers but may be symptomatic when lyonisation - random inactivation of one of the X chromosomes in each cell - results in preferential

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