PneumocephalusA 77-year-old male presented to the hospital complaining of persistent headaches and nausea for 2 days.
DermclinicA 46-year-old male presented for evaluation of lesions on the superior gluteal cleft that he could palpate but were asymptomatic.
DermclinicA 54-year-old male presented for evaluation of his fingernails and toenails, which have been turning yellow over the past 6 months, but are currently asymptomatic.
DermclinicA 7-year-old female presented for evaluation of an asymptomatic rash on her legs of a few days duration. She is otherwise healthy and denies any new exposures.
PhotoclinicA 24-year-old white male complains of highly pruritic plaques scattered over his lower extremities of a 6-week duration.
LentigoA 55-year-old white male presented with a darkly pigmented lesion on his back. The lesion was first noted a few years ago and was asymptomatic. He was a retired construction worker. His past health and family history were not contributory.
PhotoclinicA 53-year-old white man presents with a very pruritic rash on his elbows, knees, buttocks, arms, and legs for at least 2 months duration.
allergic contact dermatitisA 42-year-old man presented with a 1-year history of progressively worsening dermatitis. The patient worked as an air conditioning installer and participated in multiple outdoor recreational activities.
What’s The Take Home?An 88-year-old woman is transferred from a nursing home due to an altered mental status and hypothermia.
keratosisA 49-year-old white male presented with well-circumscribed lesions on both the upper and lower extremities of 10 years duration.
HerniaA collection of photo-based case studies involving hernias.
Top PapersFatigue is a common primary care symptom. It has become standard practice to ascribe debilitating fatigue to Lyme disease, even after recommended treatment and a presumed cure of any underlying Borrelia burgdorferi infection. But, is such an approach evidence-based? This month’s Top Paper1 may change this popular belief.
Heart failureHeart failure, a common condition encountered in primary care, is generally associated with significant morbidity and mortality.
Case in PointAn 18-year-old male without significant past medical history presented with 2-day history of swelling of the forehead located above the right eye.
Pitfalls in PrescribingMany factors—eg, dietary vitamin K, age, other drugs, pharmacogenetics, and diseases—affect an individual’s response to warfarin.
Aging-associated diseasesFor those of us who have been involved in medicine for decades, the growing revitalization of interest in the arts and humanities within medicine is very welcome.
Editor’s NoteIn honor of Men’s Health Awareness Month, Consultant360 has highlighted several recent studies.