A 17-month-old boy was referred to a pediatric dermatology clinic for evaluation of a facial rash that had been present since age 6 months. The patient’s mother reported that the eruption had initially started as papules on the right cheek and subsequently spread to the left, with new papules appearing gradually over time.
A 22-year-old man with morbid obesity presented to our clinic with a painless lump in his upper abdominal wall that had grown by 30% to 40% from October 2019 to January 2020.
A 62-year-old White man presented to our emergency department with symptoms of right-sided facial numbness and dysarthria. He also had been having abdominal pain for the previous 5 days, which was associated with nonbloody diarrhea.
A 23-year-old white man presented to the emergency department with nonradiating epigastric abdominal pain accompanied by nausea and vomiting for 2 to 3 days.
Research recently shed light on the role of prolactin in the development and growth of uterine fibroids. Do you think prolactin could potentially be used to screen for uterine fibroid risk?
A 29-year-old man presents to your clinic with a recent weight loss of 11 kg. He works from home and sits in front of his computer all day. He is wondering what he can do in his spare time to help him maintain his weight loss.
In this podcast, Heather Forkey, MD, discusses the mechanisms of burnout and how to use this understanding to restore resilience.
A 70-year-old man with a medical history significant for well-controlled type 2 diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and obesity presented to our primary care clinic for a diabetic retinopathy screen with the clinic’s new retinal scanner.
To build on their previous study, the researchers aimed to determine whether CD11b activation suppresses toll-like receptor-dependent proinflammatory signaling by controlling IL-1β, influences IL-1β through another mechanism, or does both.
He answers our questions about the factors contributing to the public's lack of trust in the medical community, the advice he gives to lay people who buy into "fake news," and the role health care practitioners play in reducing the spread of misinformation.