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AAA. See Abdominal aortic aneurysm
Abacterial prostatitis, chronic,
858
859
Abdominal adhesions, 5MinuteConsult.com
Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA),
52
53
Abdominal cryptorchidism,
246
247
Abdominal ectopic pregnancy,
328
329
Abdominal pain
chronic,
A-2
lower,
A-3
upper,
A-4
Abdominal rigidity, 5MinuteConsult.com
Abdominal wall cellulitis,
170
Abnormal Pap smear,
4
5
Abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB),
2
3
662
663
Abortion
complete,
6
incomplete,
6
1101
induced or therapeutic,
6
inevitable,
6
missed,
6
recurrent,
6
A-104
septic,
6
7
spontaneous (miscarriage),
6
7
1101
threatened,
6
1100
1101
Abrasion, corneal,
230
231
Abruptio placentae, 5MinuteConsult.com
Abscess
anorectal, 5MinuteConsult.com
brain, 5MinuteConsult.com
breast,
136
137
638
639
hair follicle (furunculosis),
390
391
lung, 5MinuteConsult.com
pilonidal disease,
800
801
preauricular, 5MinuteConsult.com
psoas, 5MinuteConsult.com
skin, MRSA,
672
673
subphrenic, 5MinuteConsult.com
Absence seizures,
954
955
Absent or diminished pulse, 5MinuteConsult.com
Abuse
child,
186
187
208
A-22
domestic violence,
308
309
842
drug. See Drug (substance) abuse
elder,
332
333
in pregnancy,
842
Acanthokeratoma, benign. See Seborrheic keratosis
Accidental hypothermia. See Hypothermia
ACD. See Anemia, of chronic disease
Acetaminophen poisoning,
8
9
treatment,
8
9
A-5
Acid burns, ocular,
726
Acidosis,
A-6
diabetic ketoacidosis,
296
297
A-39
metabolic, 5MinuteConsult.com
renal tubular,
902
903
ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) injuries,
10
11
Acne,
A-7
See also specific types
early to mid-childhood,
14
infantile,
14
neonatal,
14
preadolescent,
14
Acneiform drug reactions,
250
251
Acneiform folliculitis,
382
Acne inversa. See Hidradenitis suppurativa
Acne rosacea,
12
13
382
Acne vulgaris,
14
15
382
Acoustic neuroma, 5MinuteConsult.com
Acquired angioedema (AAE),
54
55
Acquired immune deficiency syndrome. See HIV/AIDS
Acral-lentiginous melanoma,
648
Acrodermatitis continua, 5MinuteConsult.com
Acromegaly, 5MinuteConsult.com
ACS. See Acute coronary syndromes
Actinic keratosis,
578
579
986
Actinic superficial folliculitis,
382
Active tuberculosis,
1068
1069
Acupuncture,
216
217
Acute appendicitis,
72
73
Acute autoimmune neuropathy. See Guillain-Barré syndrome
Acute bacterial endocarditis (ABE). See Infective endocarditis
Acute bacterial prostatitis,
858
859
Acute bronchitis,
146
147
Acute catarrhal fever. See Influenza
Acute chest syndrome,
50
51
Acute circumscribed otitis externa,
740
741
Acute confusional state. See Delirium
Acute conjunctivitis,
222
223
Acute coronary syndromes (ACS),
16
17
18
19
A-21
non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI),
16
17
234
ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction,
18
19
234
unstable angina,
16
17
234
Acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF),
446
447
Acute diarrhea,
300
301
Acute diffuse otitis externa,
740
741
Acute fatty liver of pregnancy, 5MinuteConsult.com
Acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis, 5MinuteConsult.com
Acute gastritis,
398
399
Acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis (AGEP),
250
251
Acute glomerulonephritis,
414
415
Acute inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (AIDP),
430
Acute inflammatory polyneuropathy. See Guillain-Barré syndrome
Acute interstitial allergic nephritis. See Interstitial nephritis
Acute interstitial nephritis (AIN),
570
571
Acute kidney injury (acute renal failure),
20
21
5MinuteConsult.com
Acute laryngitis. See Laryngitis
Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), in adults,
598
599
Acute mental status change. See Delirium
Acute motor axonal neuropathy (AMAN),
430
Acute motor-sensory axonal neuropathy (AMSAN),
430
Acute myeloid leukemia (AML),
600
601
Acute myocardial infarction,
18
Acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis,
408
409
1118
1119
Acute otitis media (AOM),
742
743
Acute pancreatitis,
756
757
5MinuteConsult.com
Acute pandysautonomia,
430
Acute parotitis,
766
767
Acute peripheral vestibulopathy. See Labyrinthitis
Acute peritonitis,
792
793
Acute pharyngoconjunctival fever,
26
Acute pyelonephritis,
888
889
Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS),
904
905
atelectasis and,
88
pulmonary edema in,
882
883
Acute retroviral syndrome,
488
Acute rheumatic fever (ARF),
924
925
Acute stroke,
994
995
Acute toxoplasmosis,
1050
1051
Acute upper urinary tract infection. See Pyelonephritis
Acute urticaria,
1090
1091
Acute vestibular neuronitis. See Vertigo
Addiction. See also Drug (substance) abuse
gambling,
394
395
nicotine,
716
717
1046
1047
Addison disease,
22
23
Addisonian (adrenal) crisis,
22
23
Adenitis, mesenteric,
664
665
Adenocarcinoma
bladder,
128
129
endometrial,
338
339
esophageal,
112
113
lung,
616
617
prostate,
854
vaginal,
1102
1103
vulvar,
1132
1133
Adenoid cystic carcinoma, vulvar,
1132
1133
Adenoma
adrenal,
248
249
colonic,
212
213
pituitary,
248
392
393
804
805
prolactin-secreting,
514
515
804
805
toxic,
524
Adenomyoma,
24
25
Adenomyosis,
24
25
Adenosis, vaginal,
1098
1099
P.I-2

Adenosquamous carcinoma, endometrial,
338
Adenovirus infections,
26
27
conjunctivitis,
26
27
222
meningitis,
654
upper respiratory,
26
27
1080
Adenovirus pneumonia,
816
817
ADH. See Antidiuretic hormone
ADHD. See Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
Adhesive atelectasis,
88
89
Adhesive capsulitis,
28
29
ADHF. See Acute decompensated heart failure
Adiposis dolorosa,
612
613
Adiposity. See Obesity
Adiposity (obesity),
722
723
Adolescent depression,
272
273
Adolescent violence,
562
Adoption, international,
30
31
ADPKD. See Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease
Adrenal adenoma,
248
249
Adrenal crisis,
22
23
Adrenal hyperplasia, congenital, hirsutism in,
486
487
Adrenergic urticaria,
1090
Adrenocortical insufficiency, 5MinuteConsult.com
Adrenoleukodystrophy,
22
Adult ADHD,
94
95
Adult hypothyroidism,
540
541
Aeromonas hydrophila,
382
624
Aerotitis. See Barotrauma
Age-related cataract,
166
167
Age-related hearing loss (presbycusis),
846
847
Age-related macular degeneration (ARMD),
628
629
Ageusia,
976
5MinuteConsult.com
Agitation, in Alzheimer disease,
39
Agoraphobia,
760
AIDS. See HIV/AIDS
Airborne precautions,
720
Air sickness. See Motion sickness
Albumin, low levels of,
A-64
Alcohol abuse,
32
33
998
999
and cirrhosis of liver,
204
counseling for,
32
33
239
and gambling addiction,
394
395
Alcohol dependence,
32
33
Alcoholism,
32
33
Alcohol withdrawal,
34
35
999
delirium in,
263
treatment,
34
35
A-8
Aldosteronism, 5MinuteConsult.com
Aldosteronism, primary, 5MinuteConsult.com
Aleukia hemorrhagica. See Aplastic anemia
Alkali burns, ocular,
726
Alkaline phosphatase elevation,
A-9
Alkalosis, 5MinuteConsult.com
ALL. See Acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Allergic bowel disease. See Food allergy
Allergic conjunctivitis,
222
223
Allergic contact dermatitis (ACD),
284
285
Allergic nephritis, acute interstitial. See Interstitial nephritis
Allergic rhinitis,
926
927
Allergy, food,
384
385
Alopecia,
36
37
5MinuteConsult.com
Alopecia areata,
36
Alopecia syphilitica,
36
&agr;-Thalassemia,
1026
1027
Alport syndrome,
445
5MinuteConsult.com
Altered mental status. See Delirium
Alternative medicine,
216
Alternative medicine systems,
216
Altitude illness, 5MinuteConsult.com
Alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma,
922
923
Alzheimer disease,
38
39
264
265
Amblyopia, 5MinuteConsult.com
Amebiasis, 5MinuteConsult.com
Amelanotic melanoma,
648
Amenorrhea,
40
41
in female athlete triad,
374
375
lactational, as contraception,
226
in menopause definition,
660
in polycystic ovary syndrome,
40
822
823
primary (absence of menarche by age 16),
40
5MinuteConsult.com
secondary,
40
A-10
Ametropia,
900
901
Amnesia, 5MinuteConsult.com
Amniocentesis,
842
843
Ampulla cardiomyopathy. See Transient stress cardiomyopathy
AMS. See Atypical mole syndrome
Amyloidosis, 5MinuteConsult.com
nephrotic syndrome in,
708
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, 5MinuteConsult.com
Anabolic steroid abuse, 5MinuteConsult.com
Anaerobic and necrotizing infections, 5MinuteConsult.com
Anagen effluvium,
36
Anal fissure,
42
43
Anal (anorectal) fistula,
60
61
Anal pruritus,
868
869
Anaphylaxis, 5MinuteConsult.com
arthropod bites and stings,
82
83
food allergy,
384
385
Anaplastic thyroid carcinoma,
1034
1035
Androgen deficiency. See Testosterone deficiency
Androgenic alopecia,
36
Anejaculation,
330
331
Anembryonic gestation,
6
Anemia,
A-11
aplastic,
44
45
autoimmune hemolytic, 5MinuteConsult.com
of chronic disease (ACD),
46
47
of chronic kidney disease,
199
iron deficiency,
48
49
microangiopathic hemolytic,
1032
1033
pernicious,
1124
refractory,
698
See also Anemia, aplastic
sickle cell,
50
51
A-109
A-110
sideroblastic, 5MinuteConsult.com
thalassemia,
1026
1027
Aneurysm, abdominal aortic,
52
53
Angina
aortic valvular stenosis and,
70
atypical,
234
stable,
234
235
typical,
234
unstable,
16
17
234
Anginal equivalent,
234
Angiodysplasia, 5MinuteConsult.com
Angioedema,
54
55
1090
Angiolipoma,
612
613
Angioma, spider, 5MinuteConsult.com
Angioneurotic edema. See Angioedema
Angiosarcoma, breast,
138
Angular blepharitis,
130
Angular cheilitis (perlèche),
156
5MinuteConsult.com
Anhidrosis, in Horner syndrome,
496
497
Animal bites,
126
127
892
893
Anisometropia,
900
901
Ankle fractures,
56
57
Ankle sprain,
982
983
984
985
Ankylosing spondylitis (AS),
58
59
Annular lichen planus,
608
Anorectal abscess, 5MinuteConsult.com
Anorectal fistula,
60
61
Anorexia, 5MinuteConsult.com
Anorexia nervosa,
62
63
Anosmia,
976
977
5MinuteConsult.com
Anovulatory bleeding,
2
3
Anterior chest wall syndrome. See Costochondritis
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury,
10
11
Anterior muscle syndrome. See Medial tibial stress syndrome
Anterior uveitis,
1096
1097
Anthrax, 5MinuteConsult.com
Antibiotic-associated diarrhea. See Clostridium difficile infection
Antidiuretic hormone (ADH), abnormal production of,
1008
1009
Antigenic drift,
558
Antiglomerular basement membrane disease (anti-GBM),
414
415
1108
1109
Antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA)-associated glomerulonephritis,
414
415
Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome (APS),
64
65
Antisocial personality disorder,
794
795
Antisynthetase syndrome. See Polymyositis/dermatomyositis
Antithrombin deficiency,
66
67
1030
Antithrombin III deficiency. See Antithrombin deficiency
Anuria, 5MinuteConsult.com
Anxiety,
68
69
A-12
Alzheimer disease and,
39
AOM. See Acute otitis media
Aortic aneurysm, abdominal,
52
53
Aortic coarctation, 5MinuteConsult.com
Aortic dissection, 5MinuteConsult.com
Aortic valve disease, bicuspid, 5MinuteConsult.com
Aortic valvular stenosis (AS),
70
71
Aortitis, syphilis-associated,
1108
1109
Aphthae. See Aphthous ulcer
Aphthous ulcer,
1076
1077
Apical ballooning syndrome. See Transient stress cardiomyopathy
P.I-3

Aplastic anemia,
44
45
Aplastic crisis,
50
Apocrinitis. See Hidradenitis suppurativa
Appendicitis, acute,
72
73
APS. See Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome
Aquagenic urticaria,
1090
1091
Arachnoid cyst, 5MinuteConsult.com
ARDS. See Acute respiratory distress syndrome
ARMD. See Age-related macular degeneration
Arnold Chiari malformation, 5MinuteConsult.com
Aromatherapy,
216
Arousal, sexual, disorders of,
964
965
ARPKD. See Autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease
Arrhythmia,
A-18
See also specific types
palpitations and,
A-88
syncope with,
1004
1005
Arterial embolus and thrombosis, 5MinuteConsult.com
Arteriosclerotic dementia. See Vascular dementia
Arteritis
cutaneous,
1108
1109
giant cell or temporal,
74
75
1108
1109
polyarteritis nodosa,
818
819
1108
1109
Takayasu,
1108
1109
Arthritis
gouty,
422
423
infectious, granulomatous, 5MinuteConsult.com
juvenile idiopathic,
76
77
Lyme disease,
80
81
622
623
osteoarthritis,
734
735
psoriatic,
76
876
877
5MinuteConsult.com
reactive,
898
899
rheumatoid,
78
79
septic,
80
81
Arthritis urethritica. See Reactive arthritis
Arthropod bites and stings,
82
83
AS. See Aortic valvular stenosis
ASB. See Asymptomatic bacteriuria
Asbestos, and mesothelioma,
666
Asbestosis, 5MinuteConsult.com
Ascites,
84
85
5MinuteConsult.com
ASD. See Atrial septal defect
Aseptic meningitis,
654
Aseptic peritonitis,
792
Aseptic thrombophlebitis,
1002
1003
Asherman syndrome, 5MinuteConsult.com
Asherson syndrome,
64
65
Aspartate aminotransferase (AST) elevation,
A-13
Asperger disorder,
100
101
Aspergillosis, 5MinuteConsult.com
Aspermia,
330
331
Aspiration pneumonia, 5MinuteConsult.com
AST elevation,
A-13
Asthma,
86
87
chronic cough in,
194
195
exacerbation, pediatric acute,
A-14
initial treatment of,
A-15
maintenance treatment of,
A-16
Astigmatism,
900
901
Asymptomatic bacteriuria (ASB),
106
107
Asymptomatic inflammatory prostatitis,
858
Ataxia,
A-17
Ataxia-telangiectasia,
138
Atelectasis,
88
89
Atherosclerosis
and carotid stenosis,
162
163
and coronary artery disease,
234
235
and mild cognitive impairment,
675
and myocardial infarction,
16
18
and peripheral arterial disease,
790
791
and unstable angina,
16
Athlete’s foot (tinea pedis),
542
1040
1041
Atopic dermatitis,
282
283
382
Atrial fibrillation (AFib),
90
91
Atrial flutter (AFlut),
90
91
Atrial premature beats, 5MinuteConsult.com
Atrial septal defect (ASD),
92
93
Atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia, 5MinuteConsult.com
Atrophic gastritis,
398
399
Atrophic lichen planus,
608
Attacks. See Seizure disorders
Attention deficit. See Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
adult,
94
95
pediatric,
96
97
Attenuated familial adenomatous polyposis,
212
Atypical absence seizures,
954
955
Atypical angina,
234
Atypical autism,
100
101
Atypical mole,
A-84
Atypical mole (dysplastic nevus) syndrome,
98
99
648
649
AUB. See Abnormal uterine bleeding
Auditory tube dysfunction. See Eustachian tube dysfunction
Aura, with migraine,
440
Autism spectrum disorders,
100
101
Autistic disorder,
100
101
Autoeczematization. See Id reaction
Autoimmune hemolytic anemia, 5MinuteConsult.com
Autoimmune hepatitis, 5MinuteConsult.com
Autoimmune hypophysitis, 5MinuteConsult.com
Autoimmune neuropathy, acute. See Guillain-Barré syndrome
Autoimmune polyglandular syndrome (APS),
22
Autoimmune thyroid disease (AITD),
540
541
Autonomic dysreflexia, 5MinuteConsult.com
Autonomic neuropathy, 5MinuteConsult.com
Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD),
820
821
Autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease (ARPKD),
820
821
Avian flu, 5MinuteConsult.com
Avoidant personality disorder,
794
795
Axial inflammatory spondyloarthropathy,
58
Axillary mass, 5MinuteConsult.com
Ayurvedic medicine,
216
217