An 87-year-old man presented to the clinic for evaluation of progressive redness limited to the right cheek that had worsened over the past few months. He denied pain or itching. The red patch was treated with minocycline, 100 mg twice daily for 10 days for presumed rosacea. However, treatment did not improve the patient’s symptoms.
Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome: When Standing Tall Makes You Feel Like You Are Going to Fall
An 89-year-old man presented to the emergency department after having been sent from his primary care provider’s office over concern for possible dehydration, which had caused the patient to become weak and dizzy.
A 62-year-old man presented to the clinic with an enlarging lesion on his left shin. The lesion had progressively grown in size and, in the last few weeks, has been associated with a yellowish discharge, which prompted the patient to seek care.
An 83-year-old woman presented to our clinic with abnormal swelling in the left thigh. The patient’s swelling had been present for more than 10 years and was progressively increasing in size.
A 69-year-old white man is being evaluated for prostate carcinoma. The process began when he attended a local hospital’s early prostate cancer screening program, in which results of a prostate-specific antigen test were found to be elevated.
A 73-year-old woman presented with a rash on her upper back. She had a history of essential hypertension, hypothyroidism, and breast cancer, the latter of which had been treated with surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation 4 years prior.
A 63-year-old African American woman presented to a dermatology clinic for evaluation of a 2-month history of asymptomatic progressive hypopigmentation of her right hand and forearm. She had a family history of unspecified hypopigmentation in her father, and she wanted to be evaluated for possible vitiligo.
An 85-year-old man was admitted to the hospital with altered mental status, uncontrolled hypertension, and tachycardia that had been noted during a regularly scheduled hemodialysis session. The lower part of his right leg was tender, with erythema, edema, and a small ulcer on the lateral aspect of the ankle.
A 68-year-old man was sent to the emergency department after having been seen at a primary care office to establish care for the first time in more than 15 years. The patient’s concerns included an interment nonproductive cough, left-sided neck and axillary pain, fatigue, and a significant weight loss over the past 3 to 4 months.
An 87-year-old woman with a medical history of hypertension, depression, right humeral fracture, and right orbital and maxillary fractures presented after a nonsyncopal fall and subsequent bruising on the right rib cage with worsening pain.