A 14-year-old girl presented with a history of recurrent bilateral axillary abscesses that had been fluctuating in severity for the past 2 years. The nodules were warm to the touch, with active drainage of malodorous pus and areas of scarring.
This article is part of a series describing and differentiating dermatologic lumps and bumps. In part 11, pilomatricoma is described.
This roundup discusses Pfizer’s new oral antiviral pill, how age impacts antibody responses in nonhospitalized patients with COVID-19, and how US adults are planning precautions for the 2021 holiday season.
A previously healthy 6-year-old boy presented with his parents to our emergency department with a dog bite to the genitals. The boy and his family were playing with their dog when the dog turned and nipped the boy’s scrotum.
In this podcast, Rohan Henry, MD, MS, speaks about pediatric adrenal insufficiency and the relationship between pituitary dysfunction and the clinical characteristics that should heighten suspicion for secondary adrenal insufficiency or pituitary dysfunction in children.
Eileen O'Grady, PhD, RN, NP, discusses the management of emotional eating and food addiction, the hunger scale, and the role of cognitive behavioral therapy in treating these conditions.
Episode 10: In this podcast, Jaspal Singh, MD, interviews Ellie Hirshberg, MD, and Cara Agerstrand, MD, on ECMO and its current state, including the utility and limitations of ECMO during the COVID-19 pandemic and the selection criteria for patients to be considered for ECMO.
A 23-year-old military pilot presented to an aviation clinic for his annual flight physical examination. At the start of the examination, the patient drew the flight surgeon’s attention to a lump on the left side of his neck.
A 38-year-old man presents with several days of ongoing severe abdominal pain in his upper abdomen that radiates to his back. He describes the pain as “boring and unrelenting” and is not crampy or colicky.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has released new recommendations for preventing and controlling influenza during the 2021-2022 season, especially in light of the continued COVID-19 pandemic.