Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia (MEN)

Introduction MEN = the occurrence of several distinct syndromes featuring functional tumours of multiple endocrine glands. In some cases, tumours are malignant; in others, they are benign. MEN Tumours arising in >1 endocrine gland....

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Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Summary Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an inflammatory condition that affects the oligodendrocites of the CNS. Peripheral nerves are not affected. Epidemiology & Aetiology More common the further away from the equator you are Some...

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Mumps

Background Mumps is a NOTIFIABLE DISEASE in the UK Another viral respiratory tract infection. Caused by the mumps virus. Most common in winter/spring Spread by droplet infection Not as infectious as measles Viral replication...

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Muscle Disorders

Introduction The main feature of muscle disorders is weakness without reflex loss. This helps us to differentiate these disorders from: UMN lesion – weakness with increased reflexes LMN lesion – weakness with decreased reflexes...

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