Volume 60 - Issue 5 - May 2020

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Review
Review
05/08/2022
Tuberculosis (TB) is the leading infectious cause of death worldwide. BCG is the most widely used vaccine in the world. It prevents the most severe forms of TB meningitis and miliary TB disease. It is...
05/08/2022
Photoclinic
Photoclinic
05/02/2022
A 4-year-old girl and her 15-year-old brother came to the pediatric clinic for a checkup. On physical examination, the girl had a well-healed cleft lip scar and lower lip pits, and her brother had lower lip...
05/02/2022
What's the Take Home?
What's the Take Home?
04/08/2022
A 38-year-old woman was referred for evaluation of an elevated white blood cell (WBC) count. A CBC revealed a normal hemoglobin level, normal red blood cell indices, and a normal platelet count. However,...
04/08/2022
Case In Point
Case In Point
10/29/2021
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...
10/29/2021
Guest Commentary
Guest Commentary
05/20/2021
In the next decade, it is unlikely that EHRs will be optimized. Health care changes will accelerate. In the meantime, it behooves physicians to engage in self-examination and to determine for themselves how...
05/20/2021
Photoclinic
Photoclinic
03/01/2021
A woman in her 50s presented to a dermatology practice with concern for a rash that had developed 7 months prior to presentation. The rash had initially begun with dry scaling areas on the forehead and...
03/01/2021
What's Your Diagnosis?
What's Your Diagnosis?
02/18/2021
A 68-year-old new patient presented to a primary care provider for a routine checkup. Examination of the left eye with an external light source (otoscope) revealed an unusual "twinkle" in the...
02/18/2021
Case In Point
Case In Point
06/11/2020
A case of a 15-year-old girl with new-onset altered mental status shows that extreme delta brush patterns on EEG may be helpful in establishing the diagnosis of anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis, even in...
06/11/2020
Photo Essay
Photo Essay
05/04/2020
This article is part 7 of a 15-part series of Photo Essays describing and differentiating conditions affecting the nails. Parts 8 through 15 will be published in upcoming issues of Consultant. To access...
05/04/2020
Photoclinic
Photoclinic
03/17/2020
A 9-month-old boy with a history of developmental delay, failure to thrive, and intractable epilepsy of unknown etiology presented to the hospital with twitching of his right arm and face, concerning for...
03/17/2020
Photoclinic
Photoclinic
03/09/2020
An 8-year-old boy with a history of psoriasis presented to the pediatric emergency department for evaluation of 6 days of headache and fatigue.
03/09/2020