A 79-year-old man presented to the emergency department for increasingly severe bilateral proximal upper- and lower-extremity muscle weakness, balance deficit, and loss of strength and mobility.
In this Q&A, Edward Kuan, MD, answers our questions about nasal polyps, including their clinical characteristics, prevalence, surgery recommendations, and recurrence rates.
A 6-year-old girl was brought to the clinic by her parents with the inability to supinate both upper extremities. Her mother had noticed that the patient could not retain powdered substances in her palms from an early age.
Lisa Jones, MA, RDN, LDN, discusses the ongoing egg debate, emerging research on dietary cholesterol consumption, and what dietitians and other providers can recommend to their patients.
A 47‑year‑old woman presented with dyspnea, which she noted when she was playing with her children outside. Can you make a diagnosis?
An 18-year-old boy has collapsed during a football practice. He is a high-school varsity player in a Southern city, and he has been attending the late summer (last 2 weeks in August) obligatory practices for varsity players.
A first-time mother presents to your office with her 24-day old infant. Despite being otherwise well-appearing, the infant has had a fever for several days. The mother's efforts have been unable to break the fever.
A bone density test can inform you how effective an osteoporosis medication is for your patients. How soon after medication initiation would you perform a bone density test?
Recent research has identified various risk factors for worse COVID-19 outcomes among patients with HIV. Which one do you believe increases the risk the most?
Charles Raison, MD, and Saundra Jain, MA, PsyD, LPC, discuss maintaining wellness through the busy holiday season.