Volume 44 - Issue 4 - April 2004

Consultant

04/30/2011
By Carol A. Lundin, MD and Joel M. Schwartz, MD
By Carol A. Lundin, MD and Joel M. Schwartz, MD
Redness, irritation, and diplopia developed over 2 to 3 weeks in a 55-yearold man’s left eye (A).
04/30/2011
04/30/2011
By Reynold C. Wong, MD
By Reynold C. Wong, MD
Four months after a patchy, macular, erythematous spot erupted on the dorsum of a 63-year-old woman’s left foot, the area became ulcerated, tender, and pa
04/30/2011
04/30/2011

By SEYMOUR DIAMOND, MD and ALEXANDER FEOKTISTOV, MD, PhD

By SEYMOUR DIAMOND, MD and ALEXANDER FEOKTISTOV, MD, PhD
 
04/30/2011
04/30/2011
By Robert P. Blereau, MD
By Robert P. Blereau, MD
Sudden pain and a pulsatile swelling of the right upper medial thigh concerned an 80-year-old woman (A). Coronary angioplasty had been performed thr
04/30/2011
04/30/2011

By Charles E. Crutchfield III, MD, Eric J. Lewis, MD, PhD, and Humberto Gallego, MD

By Charles E. Crutchfield III, MD, Eric J. Lewis, MD, PhD, and Humberto Gallego, MD ...
04/30/2011
04/30/2011
By Caron M. Grin, MD and Marti Jill Rothe, MD
By Caron M. Grin, MD and Marti Jill Rothe, MD
A 70-year-old man who had just completed a course of trimethoprim(-sulfamethoxazole for a urinary tract infecti
04/30/2011
04/30/2011

By RONALD N. RUBIN, MD—Series Editor

By RONALD N. RUBIN, MD—Series Editor
A 52-year-old man complains of nausea, fever, and malaise following a 2-day diarrheal illness that developed at the end of a family vacation in New England.
04/30/2011
04/30/2011

By Caron M. Grin, MD and Marti Jill Rothe, MD

By Caron M. Grin, MD and Marti Jill Rothe, MD
Painful blue toes developed in a 72-year-old woman with coronary artery and peripheral vascular disease after she underwent angiography.
04/30/2011
04/30/2011
By Robert P. Blereau, MD
By Robert P. Blereau, MD
A 16-year-old girl was bothered by ankle pain and “red spots” on her lower legs. These symptoms cleared in a few days without treatment.
04/30/2011
04/30/2011

April 1, 2004

April 1, 2004
Except for those on the face, sutures left in a few extra days pose little extra risk and are less likely to result in dehiscence.
04/30/2011