What's Your Diagnosis?
An 87-year-old man presented to the clinic for evaluation of progressive redness limited to the right cheek that had worsened over the past few months. He denied pain or itching. The red patch was treated with minocycline, 100 mg twice daily for 10 days for presumed rosacea. However, treatment did not improve the patient’s symptoms.
Case In Point
An 89-year-old man presented to the emergency department after having been sent from his primary care provider’s office over concern for possible dehydration, which had caused the patient to become weak and dizzy.
In a recent study, researchers examined the impact of using dietary interventions to increase calcium and protein intake in older adults.
What's the Take Home?
A 79-year-old man is being evaluated for aortic stenosis. He is known to have had aortic stenosis for the last several years, with serial clinical follow-up visits for symptoms and noninvasive tests for aortic stenosis parameters.