PhotoclinicA 72-year-old white woman with hypertension, hypothyroidism, breast cancer (in remission), and monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance presented with a sore throat and sinus congestion of 1-month duration.
Letter to the EditorAfter recently penning an editorial titled, “Medical Scribes: Red Ink or Revenue-Sustainable Innovation?”, I was convinced that the use of medical scribes were not only a substantive step forward, but also a guaranteed road to success.
PhotoclinicA 19-year-old African-American male with a history of frenectomy and recurrent sublingual cysts presented to the emergency department for sublingual swelling.
PhotoclinicA 47-year-old black female presented with a 2-day history of right-sided facial and hand numbness.
vertigoA 57-year-old female with a past medical history of diabetes mellitus type 2 presented with a chief complaint of dizziness, nausea, and vomiting.
Photo Quiz 360A 55-year-old male presented with complaints of a persistent nonitchy rash.
DermclinicA 69-year-old female presents with an itchy rash on the upper chest of 2 weeks duration. She does not remember any exposure history. She denies rash elsewhere and is otherwise healthy.
DermclinicAn 80-year-old female presents with a persistent red bump on her back of 3 months duration. She is otherwise healthy and has been taking the same statin drug for over 5 years. She said the bump is asymptomatic.
Demodex folliculitisA 79-year-old male presented with a very itchy eruption on his chest of 2 weeks duration. He is otherwise healthy.
herpesThis article contains multiple photo-based clinical cases of herpes manifestations and herpes-associated syndromes.
Diabetes Q&AAs the first stop for most patients, primary care practitioners must be equipped to provide specialized care. Two recent Top Papers offer key take-aways.
Pressure UlcersThe burden of melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC) in the elderly population is well known, with basal cell carcinoma (BCC) being the most common malignancy in humans.
LesionA 22-year-old man presents for evaluation of a skin rash of 2 weeks duration.
radiologyA 56-year-old white woman complains of wrist pain, primarily located in the right wrist but to a lesser degree in the left as well.
sarcomaA 9-year-old African American female presented with a painless left thigh swelling first noted 3 weeks prior, which had been slightly increasing in size over.
AbscessA 7-year-old boy presented to the emergency department with pain and swelling of the right side of his face and difficulty in opening his mouth.
Diabetes Q&AIatrogenic hypoglycemia, which is most commonly driven by insulin but can be due to other antidiabetic agents, is a common problem for patients with diabetes.
strokeIschemic stroke affects millions of Americans and is associated with significant morbidity and mortality.
CommentaryThe good news is that once you are a licensed professional healer in service to mankind, you will likely live relatively comfortable lives.
Editor’s NoteBetween 2012 and 2015, the United States is posed to experience considerable growth in the older population. In 2050, individuals aged 65 and older are projected to number 83.7 million, compared to 43.1 million in that age group in 2012.1 By 2030, more than 20% of Americans are projected to be over the age of 65.