PhotoclinicA 15-month-old boy presented to the emergency department with multiple episodes of vomiting and a subjective fever for 2 days.
PhotoclinicA 17-year-old young woman, an immigrant from Venezuela, presented with decreased visual acuity in her right eye. Her medical history was significant for congenital toxoplasmosis with intracranial calcifications and a cataract of the left eye.
PhotoclinicA 53-year-old man presented to the emergency department and was subsequently admitted to the medical ward with hematemesis, melena, and atypical chest pain, all occurring intermittently for the past few days.
PhotoclinicAn 8-year-old girl presented with a red area in her right eye. She reported that the lesion had appeared approximately 2 days prior to presentation. She denied any pain, decrease in vision, photophobia, or discharge from the eye.
Case In PointA 20-year-old man presented with double vision and tingling/electric shock-like sensations of the right side of the body.
PhotoclinicA 27-year-old man presented to the ED for a headache that had been present for 2 weeks. He reported that the headache was dull, varying in intensity throughout the day, worse in the morning and after work, associated with occasional light sensitivity and shoulder stiffness, and relieved by heat packs and ibuprofen.
Photo EssayThis article is part 3 of a 15-part series of Photo Essays describing and differentiating conditions affecting the nails. Parts 4 through 15 will be published in upcoming issues of Consultant. To access previously published articles in the series, visit the Consultant archive at www.Consultant360.com and click the “Journals” tab.
Guest CommentaryWhen physicians make mistakes, the following faults should be considered: A dearth of knowledge (ignorance); having accepted incorrect theories; and having organized these theories or conclusions in a manner that leads to improper action (cognitive error).
What's Your Diagnosis?A healthy 38-year-old man presented to a walk-in clinic for evaluation of a rash on his upper neck that his primary care physician had diagnosed as a possible skin abscess 2 days prior.