cystA 43-year old female with a history of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) presented to the emergency room with a gradual onset of right upper quadrant abdominal pain for the past 7 days.
renal failureA 26-year-old Caucasian male with no past medical history presented to the emergency department with increasing abdominal pain, vomiting, and polydipsia.
diarrheaA 41-year-old Venezuelan male with history of HIV, not currently on HAART, presents to the emergency department with nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal cramps for 2 weeks.
herpesA 16-year-old male has broken out like this 4 times over the last year.
Mycosis FungoidesA 50-year-old female presented for evaluation of a 10-year history of an itchy rash that failed to respond to topical and systemic steroids.
keratodemaA 57-year-old female presented for evaluation of asymptomatic bumps on her palms and soles.
Hepatitis CMan with cirrhosis of the liver due to hepatitis C was diagnosed via a liver biopsy.
visionHorner’s syndrome is a result of disruption of sympathetic input from the stellate ganglion resulting in ipsilateral myosis, ptosis, and anhidrosis.
Top PapersThis months’ Top Paper presents a rational, evidence-based examination for rotator cuff injuries.
retrocardiac massA 73-year-old female, nursing home resident, with a past medical history of dementia and breast cancer, was found to have a significant weight loss over a period of 5 months associated with poor appetite.
adenocarcinomaA collection of photo-based articles centered on adenocarcinoma and its accompanying comorbidities.
appendicitisAn 8-year old previously healthy boy presents to your office with a poor appetite, nausea, vomiting, and intermittent abdominal pain.
cystA 17-year-old girl with a recently discovered ovarian cyst was referred to the emergency department (ED) by her primary care provider.
Diabetes Q&AInsulin is generally recommended as a second-line therapy when non-insulin agents alone or in combination at maximal tolerated doses fail to achieve glucose targets within a 3 to 6 month period.
Primary CareIn college, I remember being conflicted about becoming a doctor. Competitive, pre-medical students made me anxious—they seemed to know exactly what they wanted to do and where they wanted to go in life.
CONSULTANTThe start of a new year brings with it new beginnings and here, at Consultant, we’re ready for 2014