Photo Quiz 360The parasitic infection Strongyloidiasis is a disease commonly found in tropical and sub-tropical countries, where climate and poor hygienic conditions run rampant.
PhotoclinicA 55-year-old man with a history of pulmonary sarcoidosis presents to the dermatology clinic with “spots” on his neck that started in 1991.
leser-trelatA 57-year-old white female presented with an 8-month history of a generalized eruption of hyperkeratotic, verrucous papules beginning in her left axilla with subsequent spread to her back, trunk, face, and all 4 extremities.
PhotoclinicA 63-year-old woman presented with severe pain on the right side of her back for about 3 to 4 days duration. She described the pain as “burning and stabbing,” which is localized in right lower thoracic and upper lumbar area.
AllergiesThe hand on the right belongs to a 61-year-old male. The hand on the left also has similar wrinkles.
fixed drug eruptionA 40-year-old female developed a rash on one hand that was tender to touch. She had started on doxycycline the day prior to treat an upper respiratory infection. There is no history of trauma or exposure history.
neuromaA 45-year-old female presented with a painful nodule on her finger that has been slowly growing over the last several months. There is no history of trauma or foreign body.
lupusThis article collects a selection of photo-based cases of conditions related to lupus.
PneumoniaR planticola, a gram-negative bacterium closely related to Klebsiella species, is a rare cause of disease in humans.
COPDPulmonary rehabilitation can transform the lives of patients who suffer from COPD, and is an essential component of comprehensive COPD care.
c difficileIn 2011, the number of serious healthcare-associated infections caused by the germ Clostridium difficile was estimated to be nearly 1.5 million.
Epidermoid cystA 17-year-old boy developed a mass on the right cheek at the site of a mole that had grown slowly for a year.
Skin CancerA 42-year-old male presented to the emergency department with multiple complaints that had developed over the past month.
OsteoporosisBisphosphonates have become mainstays in the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis, most commonly in post-menopausal women.
SplenectomyAn 18-year-old woman presents to the office for a precollege medical evaluation in advance of matriculation at her state university the upcoming fall.
Olfactory IllusionsMeasuring the exploration of the olfactory nerve’s function consists of letting examinees sniff nonirritating substances.
allergyPrimary care practitioners are often the first stop for allergy and asthma sufferers. In honor of National Allergy and Asthma Month, Consultant360 has highlighted several recent studies.