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Differential diagnosis of common presentations

Punit S. Ramrakha, Kevin P. Moore and Amir Sam

in Oxford Handbook of Acute Medicine

Third edition

Published on behalf of © Punit S. Ramrakha and Kevin P. Moore

Published in print April 2010 | ISBN: 9780199230921
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598793 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199230921.003.16

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Differential diagnosis of common presentations

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Introduction - Systemic enquiry - Abdominal pain 1 - Abdominal pain 2 - Abdominal pain (referred) - Abdominal distension - Back pain - Blackouts - Breathlessness/dyspnoea - Chest pain - Chest pain (pleuritic) - Collapse - Confusion - Constipation - Cough - Cutaneous manifestations of internal malignancy - Diarrhoea - Diarrhoea (bloody) - Dysphagia - Falls - Fever - Fever in a traveller - Fits - Haematemesis and melaena - Haematuria - Haemoptysis - Headache - Hemiparesis - Hoarseness - Itching/pruritus - Joint pain/swelling - Leg swelling - Melaena - Muscle weakness - Nausea - Palpitations - Seizures - Tremor - Unconsciousness/reduced consciousness - Vomiting - Weak legs - Wheeze

Chapter.  3303 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Acute Medicine

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