Skin DisordersA 58-year-old white female presents to the family physician as a new patient. Her chief complaint is fatigue and anemia.
Skin DisordersA 40-year-old Hispanic male with no significant past medical history was traveling back to his country when he was brought to the emergency department from the airport due to an altered mental status.
hand foot mouthA 26-year-old woman presents to your clinic with 5 days of burning and tingling lesions that initially began on her hands bilaterally.
UrticariaA 39-year-old white female complains of an erythematous pruritic rash that spontaneously resolved after about 24 hrs.
KerionAn otherwise healthy 6-year-old male presented 2 months ago with an itchy scalp and hair loss.
Lichen planusA 42-year-old female presented with a 6-week history of asymptomatic lesions on both antecubital fossa. She is otherwise healthy and takes no medications. She has had no change in her menstrual history.
MelanomaA 63-year-old male was recommended to have a pigmented lesion behind his ear checked out. It was asymptomatic and of unknown duration; in fact, he was unaware of it.
Medicare UpdateA 41-year-old Honduran male with no significant past medical history was admitted to the internal medicine service with progressively worsening myalgias, migratory polyarthralgias, and fever for 10 days.
AllergenThis article highlights ACD and explores top relevant allergens, regional-based dermatitis presentations, topic-based dermatitis presentations, as well as clinical tips and pearls for diagnosis and treatment.
Erythema NodosumA 20-year-old active duty female presented to the clinic with a 10-day history of bilateral symmetrical arthalgias of her knees and elbows, and a tender rash on her lower extremities.
Hepatitis CNew hepatitis C medications are expected to lead to better cure rates and place even more of a financial burden on payers.
Case In PointComplications of tattooing include aseptic inflammation, allergic reactions, pyogenic infections, and nonpyogenic infections.
DepartmentFor a long time, urinary albumin excretion—whether measured by the cumbersome 24-hour urine collection or the spot albumin/creatinine ratio (ACR)—was solely a reflection of kidney disease, especially in diabetic patients.
RashScientists have pinpointed a reason why eczema sufferers often experience an itch before a rash appears: Staphylococcus biofilm. Itching and inflammation not yet visible on the skin’s surface are the result of bacteria-blocked sweat ducts.
WarfarinWe previously met Agatha, 85-year-old female with noted atrial fibrillation. Today, 7 days after initiation, her INR is subtherapeutic at 1.8. How do we adjust her dose in order to attain a therapeutic INR and when should the dose adjustment be instituted?
syncopeA 53-year-old man is admitted via the emergency room for evaluation of episodes of near syncope and syncope.
Diabetes Q&AIn a recent survey of patients with diabetes, 50% of those diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) and 75% of those with type 2 diabetes (T2D) remembered their physicians counseling them on the effects of hypoglycemia and driving.
RheumatologyA collection of photo-based cases of rheumatic disorders including vasculitis, heberden nodes, and crowned dens syndrome.
cystA previously healthy 18-year-old white male presented to the emergency room with complaint of sharp left upper quadrant pain—exacerbated with deep inspiration—that had been gradually worsening over the past 2 days.
FeatureThis column offers practical tips to identify the barriers to compliance and help patients become more active participants in their healthcare.
AutismApril marks Autism Awareness Month and an opportunity to highlight the resources, diagnostic tools, and treatment services available for individuals with developmental difficulties inherent with this disorder.