Photo FinishVarious “home remedies” have failed to resolve the lesions on this patient’s legs—what next?
PhotoclinicThis black lesion had been present on the upper back of a 5-year-old girl since her birth.
PhotoclinicRobert P. Blereau, MD, of Morgan City, La, writes that uninflamed keratosis pilaris consists of abundant fine papules and is usually asymptomatic.
PhotoclinicFor 6 months, a 19-year-old woman had had sensitivity to cold. When outside in cold weather, she noticed swelling, erythema, and pruritus of her uncovered hands.
PhotoclinicDuring a laparotomy for perforated sigmoid colon diverticulitis, a 75-year-old woman was found to have extensive peritonitis.
PhotoclinicA 34-year-old woman presented with a blistering, intensely pruritic rash that had erupted 3 days earlier.
PhotoclinicA 70-year-old man was hospitalized after he fell and was unable to rise because of weakness.
- Millions of people with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) use dry powder inhalers (DPIs).
- Are you up-to-date on the pathogens most likely to cause pneumonia in children in different age groups? A look at the likely culprits—and the most appropriate antimicrobial choices.
Pitfalls in PrescribingDry powder inhalers (DPIs) are used by millions of patients with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
What’s The Take Home?
Photo EssayVertebral osteomyelitis, AIDS-related Kaposi sarcoma, dapsone-induced methemoglobinemia.
What’s The Take Home?An 81-year-old man is seen for follow-up of leukocytosis detected during a recent hospitalization for community-acquired pneumonia.
- What does the CT scan reveal about the cause of this patient’s symptoms?
Practical PointerSpinal Fears, Seeing Red, Black Lights, and Medication Listmania
- Some studies suggest that orally administered dapsone is effective for infections caused by spider bites.
What’s Your Diagnosis?A 9-year-old boy is seen by his primary care physician for a soft lump in the floor of his mouth.
- In her first installment of a new series on pain, Dr Marcus describes 4 patients whose chief complaint is a 2-week history of neck pain.
- A cardiovascular risk reference guide, Framingham global risk assessment scoring guide, cardiovascular checklist, and cardiovascular risk-reduction treatment plan.
DermclinicAn erythematous eruption on the eyelids, asymptomatic papule on the extremities, an acneiform rash—can you identify the disorders pictured here?
Top Papers Of The MonthCould RAI Rx ultimately be hurting your patients? Here: reassuring new evidence.
Consultations & CommentsA laceration over the nasolacrimal canal is visible in Dr Leonid Skorin’s photograph of a young girl who was bitten around the eye by a dog.
Consultations & CommentsIf bacteremia persists beyond 1 week, a second agent (either rifampin or gentamicin) can be added.
Photo EssayTelltale skin lesions of syphilis, gonorrhea, human papillomavirus infection, and Haemophilus ducreyi infection.