Monthly Archives: July 2013

Liver: method of examination

How to examine the liver Priya Menon, Monash This presentation tells you how to examine the liver. For more information, images, and details on how to present your findings, click HERE. Anatomy notes The liver is the second-largest organ in

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Caput medusae

Caput medusae

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Spider naevi

Spider naevi

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Groin swellings, differential diagnosis of

Differential diagnosis of groin swellings Ken Lee Wan, Monash This section lists some of the main conditions that should be considered in the differential diagnosis of groin hernias. Also look at the posts “How to present a history and examination

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Inguinal hernias: classification

Classification of inguinal hernia Ken Wan Lee, Monash This post describes the classification of hernias. You may also wish to look at the following posts: “How to present the history and examination of a groin hernia“, “Differential diagnosis of groin

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Hydrocele vs hernia

How to distinguish between a hydrocele and a hernia Ken Lee Wan, Monash In general there is no difficulty differentiating between a hydrocele and a hernia. Hydroceles do not reduce; hernias reduce. However, difficulty may arise when a hernia is

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Hernia: how to present the history and examination

Ken Lee Wan, Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University Malaysia 2013 This post is about how to present your history and examination of a patient with a groin hernia (it’s really about inguinal hernias). In this

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