Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Aortic regurgitation : Peripheral signs

This is a picture mnemonic which will help you remember the peripheral signs of Aortic regurgitation (AR) which is much talked about in the clinics.


Neema said...

is nt malar flusinh seen at d cheeks?i mean malar prominence and stuff?

Dr. Shajil said...

The aim is to make the picture memorable, as if it had been drawn on the cheek, the picture might not be less clear; So i chose the nearest stable prominence - the forhead; the lght house sign actually refers to blaching & flushing of forhead.

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Darius said...

I am a medical resident on cardiology and I also wrote a few words about aortic insufficiency.

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