Monalisa Mullick, Author at Pulmonology Advisor

Monalisa Mullick

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Syphilis

Syphilis I. What every physician needs to know. Syphilis, caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum, is primarily transmitted through sexual contact and is often known as “the great imitator” because it can manifest itself in so many different ways. It is important to accurately classify this disease into early (within first year after acquisition of…

Euthyroid sick syndrome

Euthyroid sick Syndrome I. What every physician needs to know. Patients hospitalized with acute, severe illness are frequently found to have low triiodothyronine (T3) levels with normal or low normal thyroxine (T4) and thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) levels. This constellation of findings is known by several names: euthyroid sick syndrome, low T3 syndrome, and non-thyroidal…

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