drug reactionA 47-year-old female presented for evaluation of an itchy rash that started 4 days after starting a sulfa antibiotic for a urinary tract infection.
pityriasis roseaA 50-year-old female presented for evaluation of rash of 3 months duration on her trunk and upper arms that had failed topical treatment.
PsoriasisA 54-year-old female with a several year history of psoriasis that is well-controlled on adalimumab presents with a 1-week history of a worsening rash.
pancytopeniaA 63-year-old patient with coronary artery disease, membranous glomerulonephropathy, and a recently diagnosed gastric ulcer presented with new onset rash.
melorheostosisA 23-year-old female presented with painful, slow-growing masses on the left thumb and forearm for 5 years. The medical history revealed no trauma and no sports-related injury.
lichen sclerosusA 50-year-old woman presented to dermatology clinic for evaluation of a pruritic eruption that started on her medial thighs and spread to her abdomen and breasts over the course of 7 to 8 months.
Atopic DermatitisAn 18-year-old female presented with skin lesions across her entire body. She complained of itchy, red skin patches with no known triggers. The flaking of her skin and nasal allergies were also worsening.
AspirinA recent study detailed the use of aspirin therapy in patients admitted for COPD exacerbations.
DermatitisA 58-year-old man presented to dermatology with a 23-month history of perianal dermatitis.
AnticoagulantKD is a 58-year-old male who was diagnosed with an unprovoked deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in his left leg; he was hospitalized late on a Sunday.
Dermatology disordersThis photo-based collection of cases focus on skin disorders ranging from Becker nevus to nummular eczema.
schizoaffectiveIt is possible that what is currently described as schizoaffective disorder may have previously been included in the broader category of schizophrenia.
pneumatosisA 9-year-old girl, newly diagnosed with Crohn disease, had had a good response with resolution of symptoms after treatment with prednisone and mesalamine.
endocarditisA 67-year-old female was admitted for a several day history of fevers, myalgias, and fatigue.
WarfarinThe purpose of this brief review is to focus on these interactions and to urge clinicians to be vigilant regarding patients who use topical miconazole with warfarin.
Herpes zosterA 37-year-old man presented with a rash of 1-week duration. The rash was pruritic, and erythematous, with involvement of upper extremities, chest, and abdomen.
Primary CarePracticing excellence in the art of caring by attempting to master the clinician–patient relationship evokes an image of a one-to-one interaction between the healer and his or her patient.
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