Volume 47 - Issue 3 - March 2007

Consultant

Photoclinic
Photoclinic
04/28/2016

CHRISTOPHER C. BRODKIN, MD, EVELYN LACUESTA, MD, and AMBIKA BABU, MD

CHRISTOPHER C. BRODKIN, MD, EVELYN LACUESTA, MD, and AMBIKA BABU, MD
<div id="article-content-body"> <p><a href="http://imaging.cmpmedica.com/consultantlive/images/articles/2007/01032007/0703ConCPBrodkin1.jpg"><img alt=""...
04/28/2016
Sickle Cell Crises
Sickle Cell Crises
04/28/2011
<div id="article-content-body"><p>Hydroxyurea and oxygen therapy have been used to reduce the frequency of sickle cell crises. Can you tell me whether there is a role for vasodilators...
04/28/2011
trampoline injury
trampoline injury
04/28/2011

JEAN SOMESHWAR, MD, J. STEPHEN KROLL, MD, and LINDA S. NIELD, MD

JEAN SOMESHWAR, MD, J. STEPHEN KROLL, MD, and LINDA S. NIELD, MD
<p><strong><img src="/sites/default/files/images/Trampoline%20injury.jpg" style="display: block; margin-left: 8px; margin-right: 8px; float: left;" width="150"...
04/28/2011
tips and tricks
tips and tricks
04/28/2011
<div id="article-content-body"><p>The assessment of cogwheel rigidity requires checking for smooth flexion and extension of the elbows and wrists. </p></div>
04/28/2011
Jaundice
Jaundice
04/28/2011

PONGPHOB INTARAPRASONG, MD, FRCPC
ERIC M. YOSHIDA, MD, MHSc, FRCPC

PONGPHOB INTARAPRASONG, MD, FRCPC ERIC M. YOSHIDA, MD, MHSc, FRCPC
<div id="article-content-body"> <p>Because jaundice may indicate a serious underlying condition, timely diagnosis is critical. Rapid determination of the cause relies on proper history...
04/28/2011
Diabetic Foot Problems
Diabetic Foot Problems
04/28/2011

MICHAEL B. STRAUSS, MD
STUART S. MILLER, MD
Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Long Beach, Calif

MICHAEL B. STRAUSS, MD STUART S. MILLER, MD Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Long Be...
Neuropathy and peripheral vascular disease are indirect causes of many diabetic foot wounds.
04/28/2011
Vitamin B12 Therapy
Vitamin B12 Therapy
04/28/2011

GREGORY W. RUTECKI, MD—Series Editor

GREGORY W. RUTECKI, MD—Series Editor
<div id="article-content-body"><p><strong></strong>Vitamin B<sub>12</sub> deficiency is common; the estimated prevalence is about 15%. It can also be cumbersome...
04/28/2011
Abuse
Abuse
04/28/2011
<div id="article-content-body"><p>In his "What's Your Diagnosis?" case of an 89-year-old woman with advanced Alzheimer disease who had injuries attributed to a fall in a...
04/28/2011
Alezzandrini Syndrome
Alezzandrini Syndrome
04/28/2011

CHARLES E. CRUTCHFIELD III, MD and ERIC J. LEWIS, MD

CHARLES E. CRUTCHFIELD III, MD and ERIC J. LEWIS, MD
<div id="article-content-body"><p><img src="http://imaging.cmpmedica.com/consultantlive/images/articles/2007/01032007/0703ConPCAlezz_thumbnail.jpg" style="float:...
04/28/2011
Anticoagulants and Antiplatelet Agents
Anticoagulants and Antiplatelet Agents
04/28/2011

MATTHEW B. EARNEST, MD and PETER N. TADROS, MD

MATTHEW B. EARNEST, MD and PETER N. TADROS, MD
<p><strong>ABSTRACT: Antiplatelet agents used to treat non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) and unstable angina include aspirin, clopidogrel, and glycoprotein (GP) IIb/IIIa...
04/28/2011
Herpes zoster
Herpes zoster
04/28/2011

NOAH S. SCHEINFELD, MD, JD

NOAH S. SCHEINFELD, MD, JD
Herpes zoster is caused by reactivation of varicella-zoster virus (VZV), which may remain latent in the dorsal root and cranial nerve ganglia for decades.
04/28/2011
Herpes zoster
Herpes zoster
04/28/2011

NOAH S. SCHEINFELD, MD, JD

NOAH S. SCHEINFELD, MD, JD
Herpes zoster is caused by reactivation of varicella-zoster virus (VZV), which may remain latent in the dorsal root and cranial nerve ganglia for decades.
04/28/2011
Herpes zoster
Herpes zoster
04/28/2011

NOAH S. SCHEINFELD, MD, JD

NOAH S. SCHEINFELD, MD, JD
Herpes zoster is caused by reactivation of varicella-zoster virus (VZV), which may remain latent in the dorsal root and cranial nerve ganglia for decades.
04/28/2011
tips and tricks
tips and tricks
04/28/2011
<div id="article-content-body"><p>Because we see many sexually abused children in our practice, we invite the mother to help with superficial labial/vaginal examinations in young...
04/28/2011
Cutaneous Larva Migrans
Cutaneous Larva Migrans
04/28/2011

March 1, 2007

March 1, 2007
<div id="article-content-body"><p><img src="http://imaging.cmpmedica.com/consultantlive/images/articles/2007/01032007/0703ConPETravel1B_thumbnail.jpg"...
04/28/2011
Hematuria and Dysuria
Hematuria and Dysuria
04/28/2011

NIMISHA AMIN, MD
University of California at Los Angeles

NAVIN M. AMIN, MD—Series Editor, Primary Care
University of California at Irvine and Los Angeles, Stanford University

NIMISHA AMIN, MD University of California at Los Angeles NAVIN M. AMIN, MD—Series Edit...
<p><strong><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/ConWWChild1.jpg" style="height:90px; margin-left:8px; margin-right:8px; width:150px; float:left"...
04/28/2011
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
04/28/2011

LUCÍA C. FRY, MD and KLAUS E. MÖNKEMÜLLER, MD

LUCÍA C. FRY, MD and KLAUS E. MÖNKEMÜLLER, MD
Originally described in children, eosinophilic esophagitis has been increasingly reported in young and middle-aged adults.
04/28/2011
Norwegian Scabies
Norwegian Scabies
04/28/2011

AZIN MESHKINPOUR, MD, MPH

AZIN MESHKINPOUR, MD, MPH
<div id="article-content-body"> <p><img alt="" height="150"...
04/28/2011
Renal Artery Stenosis
Renal Artery Stenosis
04/28/2011

DONALD G. VIDT, MD—Series Editor

DONALD G. VIDT, MD—Series Editor
<p>In imaging studies in patients older than 55 years with suspected coronary artery disease or peripheral vascular disease, more than 80% of renal artery lesions are associated with generalized...
04/28/2011
Lipids
Lipids
04/28/2011

DAVID T. NASH, MD

DAVID T. NASH, MD
The prevention of symptomatic coronary heart disease represents a significant health care priority, especially in a population that is growing older and more obese.
04/28/2011
Diabetes mellitus
Diabetes mellitus
04/28/2011

RUSSELL D. WHITE, MD

RUSSELL D. WHITE, MD
The effects of alcohol ingestion on patients with diabetes vary considerably, depending on the type of diabetes and if they are receiving insulin therapy.
04/28/2011
Quiz
Quiz
04/28/2011

DAVID EFFRON, MD—Series Editor—JEFFREY PENNINGTON, MD

DAVID EFFRON, MD—Series Editor—JEFFREY PENNINGTON, MD
<div id="article-content-body"><div id="article-content-body"><p><img src="/sites/default/files/old/img_4db972063db4a.jpg" alt="XXXXXX"...
04/28/2011
HSV
HSV
04/28/2011

NOAH S. SCHEINFELD, MD, JD

NOAH S. SCHEINFELD, MD, JD
<div id="article-content-body"> <p><img alt=""...
04/28/2011
tips and tricks
tips and tricks
04/28/2011
<div id="article-content-body"><p>Many patients have difficulty with self-administration of eyedrops. Refrigerating the eyedrops may help them determine whether they have instilled the...
04/28/2011
Botfly
Botfly
04/28/2011

KIRSTEN B. HAWKINS, MD, MPH, TAN D. NGO, MD,
RACHEL ST. JOHN, MD, CMHC, and ANISHA ABRAHAM, MD, MPH
Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC

KIRSTEN B. HAWKINS, MD, MPH, TAN D. NGO, MD, RACHEL ST. JOHN, MD, CMHC, and ANISHA ABRA...
<div id="article-content-body"><p><strong></strong><img...
04/28/2011
Orthostatic Hypotension
Orthostatic Hypotension
04/28/2011
<div id="article-content-body"><p>Although the definition of orthostatic hypotension requires that the significant drop in blood pressure observed on standing be sustained for 3...
04/28/2011
Boutonneuse Fever
Boutonneuse Fever
04/28/2011
<div id="article-content-body"><p><img src="http://imaging.cmpmedica.com/consultantlive/images/articles/2007/01032007/0703ConPETravel4_thumbnail.jpg" style="float:...
04/28/2011
Quiz
Quiz
04/28/2011

DAVID L. KAPLAN, MD—Series Editor


DAVID L. KAPLAN, MD—Series Editor
<p><img src="/sites/default/files/old/img_4db971fe3a8fe.jpg" alt="Figure" width="150" height="150" style="margin-left: 8px; margin-right: 8px; float:...
04/28/2011
tips and tricks
tips and tricks
04/28/2011

Molly McNaughton, RN, CNP Minneapolis

Molly McNaughton, RN, CNP Minneapolis
To relieve the pain of plantar fasciitis, have patients roll their foot over a can of frozen concentrated juice. This massages the fascia and also reduces inflammation.
04/28/2011