Volume 45 - Issue 9 - September 2005

Consultant360

Human Bite
Human Bite
04/30/2011

Alexander K. C. Leung, MD

Alexander K. C. Leung, MD
A 1-year-old girl was noted to have abrasions on the left cheek when she was picked up by her mother from a day-care center.
04/30/2011
Friendly Dog
Friendly Dog
04/30/2011

William B. Wadlington, MD

William B. Wadlington, MD
The wounds on the back of this boy's head resulted from an encounter with his neighbor's dog.
04/30/2011
Myalgia
Myalgia
04/30/2011

DALE P. MURPHY, MD—Series Editor—and MARYJO CLEVELAND, MD Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine

DALE P. MURPHY, MD—Series Editor—and MARYJO CLEVELAND, MD Northeastern Ohio Universitie...
After presbyacusis, degenerative joint disease is the most common chronic medical disorder among persons older than 65 years.
04/30/2011
Dog Bite
Dog Bite
04/30/2011
A 9-year-old girl was bitten around the right eye by a neighbor's dog. She sustained multiple punctures and lacerations of the right upper and lower eyelids.
04/30/2011
Article
Article
09/25/2005
Is chronic fatigue syndrome related to infection? If so how does this affect the approach to therapy?
09/25/2005
Article
Article
09/25/2005
Research on the immunologic underpinnings of the disease has translated into aggressive treatment regimens that can enhance quality of life . . . are you up-to-date?
09/25/2005
Article
Article
09/25/2005
Roughly 1 in 3 patients with GERD remains symptomatic while taking a PPI. Here: possible causes of PPI failure—and options to remedy the problem.
09/25/2005
Article
Article
09/20/2005
Two infants with a history of dermatitis were noted to have postinflammatory hypopigmentation.
09/20/2005
Article
Article
09/20/2005
A 60-year-old woman with a history of iron deficiency anemia was hospitalized because of an episode of melena.
09/20/2005
Article
Article
09/20/2005
This 14-year-old girl had first noticed the well-circumscribed, roughened, irregular growth on her right middle finger 6 months earlier.
09/20/2005
Article
Article
09/20/2005
A 30-year-old active-duty sergeant with no history of urinary tract disease presented to a combat support hospital with acute pain in the left lower abdominal quadrant.
09/20/2005
Article
Article
09/20/2005
This painless, bleeding lesion had developed insidiously on the penis of a 47-year-old HIV-positive man.
09/20/2005
Article
Article
09/20/2005
After spending a day at the beach, a 12-year-old boy presented with a second-degree sunburn and blisters on his shoulders
09/20/2005
Article
Article
09/20/2005
These yellow asymptomatic lesions on the inner upper eyelids of a 36-year-old woman had persisted for 2 years.
09/20/2005
Article
Article
09/20/2005
Currently, most infections caused by community-acquired MRSA (CA-MRSA) are skin and soft tissue infections.
09/20/2005
Article
Article
09/20/2005
Which clues on these ECGs point to the cause?
09/20/2005
Article
Article
09/20/2005
A 57-year-old woman is hospitalized because of a persistent left-sided dull flank pain that worsens with movement, high fever and rigors.
09/20/2005
Article
Article
09/20/2005
An 85-year-old woman is seen in the nursing home where she lives because of a nonhealing ulcer near the right medial malleolar area.
09/20/2005
Article
Article
09/19/2005
Pruritic, erythematous papules on a man’s forearms; non healing, asymptomatic ulcers on another man’s lip and neck—to what do you attribute these lesions?
09/19/2005
Article
Article
09/19/2005
Q: How is white-coat hypertension best managed? A: More than 25% of hypertensive patients have white-coat hypertension, which has also been called “office hypertension” or “isolated clinic hypertension.”...
09/19/2005
Article
Article
09/19/2005
A 55-year-old man complains of fatigue. Although he sleeps 8 hours every night, he has to push himself to perform his usual daily activities.
09/19/2005
Article
Article
09/19/2005
A 43-year-old man presents to the emergency department with worsening substernal chest pain that has developed over several hours.
09/19/2005
Article
Article
09/19/2005
This 11-year-old boy presented with pain and swelling of the right hand.
09/19/2005
Article
Article
09/19/2005
A young girl has been bleeding heavily for over a month. What's wrong?
09/19/2005
Article
Article
09/19/2005
Discover Shortcuts Devised by Colleagues on Dreaming, Heartbeats, Lactation Practices, and Ester Allergies
09/19/2005
Article
Article
09/19/2005
Recent studies have suggested, but not proved, that lower levels of LDL-C are better.
09/19/2005
Article
Article
09/05/2005
Scaling patches that resist antifungals; an outbreak of red papules; a velvety, hyperpigmented rash—can you identify the disorders pictured here?
09/05/2005
Article
Article
09/05/2005
A 63-year-old woman presents to the emergency department with a 3-day history of abdominal pain, nausea, and obstipation.
09/05/2005
Article
Article
09/05/2005
A 51-year-old man presents with a painful inguinal rash that has persisted for 3 months despite application of a combination corticosteroid and antifungal cream.
09/05/2005
Article
Article
09/05/2005
Many patients with orthostatic hypotension experience symptoms immediately on standing.
09/05/2005
Article
Article
09/05/2005
Almost 5 million Americans are bitten by humans or animals every year. Are you up-to-date on strategies to minimize the risk of infection and to ensure satisfactory wound healing?
09/05/2005