Volume 51 - Issue 5 - May 2011

Consultant

pruritic rash
pruritic rash
05/16/2011
<p><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size:12px">A 16-year-old boy joined the soccer team about 1 month earlier. Shortly thereafter, a persistent,...
05/16/2011
red rash resisted topical antifungals
red rash resisted topical antifungals
05/16/2011
A topical antifungal cream has not cleared the red, bumpy rash on a 6-year-old girl’s chin and paranasal area.
05/16/2011
stubborn lesion
stubborn lesion
05/16/2011
<p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 16px; margin-left: 0px;"><img src="/sites/default/files/Untitled-2.jpg" style="display: block; float: left;...
05/16/2011
versicolor
versicolor
05/16/2011
<p><img src="/sites/default/files/Untitled-1_0.jpg" width="250" height="163" style="border-style: none; display: block; border-width: 0px; margin-left: 8px;...
05/16/2011
Pain
Pain
05/13/2011

Ronald N. Rubin, MD—Series Editor
Dr Rubin is professor of medicine at Temple University School of Medicine and chief of
clinical hematology in the department of medicine at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia.


Ronald N. Rubin, MD—Series Editor Dr Rubin is professor of medicine at Temple Universit...
A 57-year-old man presents with pain in his left ankle. He denies trauma to the ankle or foot.
05/13/2011
Pain
Pain
05/13/2011

Ronald N. Rubin, MD—Series Editor
Dr Rubin is professor of medicine at Temple University School of Medicine and chief of
clinical hematology in the department of medicine at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia.


Ronald N. Rubin, MD—Series Editor Dr Rubin is professor of medicine at Temple Universit...
A 57-year-old man presents with pain in his left ankle. He denies trauma to the ankle or foot.
05/13/2011
Pain
Pain
05/13/2011

Ronald N. Rubin, MD—Series Editor
Dr Rubin is professor of medicine at Temple University School of Medicine and chief of
clinical hematology in the department of medicine at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia.


Ronald N. Rubin, MD—Series Editor Dr Rubin is professor of medicine at Temple Universit...
A 57-year-old man presents with pain in his left ankle. He denies trauma to the ankle or foot.
05/13/2011
Elfin Face
Elfin Face
05/13/2011

JAMES S. LEUNG, MD, ALEXANDER K. C. LEUNG, MD,
and C. PION KAO, MD

Dr James Leung is a resident physician at the University of Toronto and Hospital for Sick Children.
Dr Alexander Leung is clinical professor of pediatrics and Dr Kao is clinical assistant professor
of pediatrics at the University of Calgary. Dr Alexander Leung and Dr Kao are also
pediatric consultants at the Alberta Children’s Hospital in Calgary


JAMES S. LEUNG, MD, ALEXANDER K. C. LEUNG, MD,and C. PION KAO, MDDr James Leung is a re...
<p><img src="/sites/default/files/Untitled-18.jpg" style="float: left; margin-left: 4px; margin-right: 4px;" width="100" height="168"></p><p>A...
05/13/2011
ACE Inhibitor and ARB Combination Therapy
ACE Inhibitor and ARB Combination Therapy
05/13/2011

Gregory W. Rutecki, MD—Series Editor
Dr Rutecki is professor of medicine at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine in Mobile.
He is also a member of the editorial board of CONSULTANT.


Gregory W. Rutecki, MD—Series Editor Dr Rutecki is professor of medicine at the Univers...
ARBs were initially developed because ACE inhibitors were associated with “escape.” That is, after initial blockade of the RAAS with ACE inhibitors (at the step of angiotensin I to II conversion), renin...
05/13/2011
Crepitus
Crepitus
05/13/2011

Chandan Saw, DO and Andrew L . Chan, MB, ChB
University of California, Davis and Veterans Affairs Northern California Health Care System

Chandan Saw, DO and Andrew L . Chan, MB, ChBUniversity of California, Davis and Veteran...
<p><img src="/sites/default/files/Untitled-4.jpg" width="200" height="183" style="float: left; margin-left: 8px; margin-right: 8px;"></p><p>A...
05/13/2011
Port-Wine Stain and Leg Hypertrophy
Port-Wine Stain and Leg Hypertrophy
05/13/2011

RICHARD W. HARTMANN Jr, M D
Halifax M edical C enter
Daytona Beach, Fla

RICHARD W. HARTMANN Jr, M DHalifax M edical C enterDaytona Beach, Fla
<p><img src="/sites/default/files/Untitled-19.jpg" style="margin-left: 8px; margin-right: 8px; float: left;" width="200" height="101">This newborn was...
05/13/2011
and Varicosities
and Varicosities
05/13/2011

ADAM MA RTIN, BS, BRIDGET M. BRYER GROFF, MD, and BARBARA B. WILSON , MD
University of Virginia School of Medicine Charlottesville

ADAM MA RTIN, BS, BRIDGET M. BRYER GROFF, MD, and BARBARA B. WILSON , MDUniversity of V...
<p><img src="/sites/default/files/Untitled-9_0.jpg" style="margin-left: 8px; margin-right: 8px; float: left;" width="142" height="271">A 7-year-old girl...
05/13/2011
Kaposi Varicelliform Eruption
Kaposi Varicelliform Eruption
05/13/2011

JOHN COLE, MD, KAT HY KOBRAEI, MD, and LAUREN N . ELLIOT , MD
University of Florida, Gainesville

JOHN COLE, MD, KAT HY KOBRAEI, MD, and LAUREN N . ELLIOT , MDUniversity of Florida, Gai...
<p><img src="/sites/default/files/Untitled-10.jpg" style="margin-left: 8px; margin-right: 8px; float: left;" width="200" height="108">A 46-year-old man...
05/13/2011
Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis
Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis
05/13/2011

DALIA HAMMOU D, MD, BOUT ROSEL HADDAD, MD, and GEORGES EL HOMSY , MD
Kansas University School of Medicine, Wichita

DALIA HAMMOU D, MD, BOUT ROSEL HADDAD, MD, and GEORGES EL HOMSY , MDKansas University S...
<p><img src="/sites/default/files/images/May_figA%26B_CTscan.jpg" style="margin-left: 8px; margin-right: 8px; float: left;" width="250" height="149">A...
05/13/2011
Gastroesophageal reflux disease and Inhalers
Gastroesophageal reflux disease and Inhalers
05/13/2011

Jonathan S. Ilowite, MD
Giris h B. Nair, MD
Winthrop University Hospital

Dr Ilowite is associate professor of medicine at the State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Medicine. He is also program director of the pulmonary and critical care program at Winthrop- University Hospital, Stony Brook. Dr Nair is a fellow in pulmonary and critical care medicine at the same institution.


Jonathan S. Ilowite, MDGiris h B. Nair, MDWinthrop University HospitalDr Ilowite is ass...
<p><strong>ABSTRACT: There are a number of options to consider in patients with difficult to control asthma. Education can help improve compliance with inhaled corticosteroid therapy or correct...
05/13/2011
Peripheral Artery Disease
Peripheral Artery Disease
05/13/2011

GREGORY W. RUTECKI, MD
University of South Alabama

GREGORY W. RUTECKI, MDUniversity of South Alabama
<P><IMG style="FLOAT: left; MARGIN-LEFT: 8px; MARGIN-RIGHT: 8px" src="/sites/default/files/images/Gregory%20W%20Rutecki%2C%20MD.jpg" width=150 height=176>Recently published...
05/13/2011
Lambl Excrescences
Lambl Excrescences
05/12/2011

Catherine Manolakis, MD, Charles I bie, MD, and Gregory W. Rutecki, MD
University of S outh A labama

Catherine Manolakis, MD, Charles I bie, MD, and Gregory W. Rutecki, MDUniversity of S o...
<p><img src="/sites/default/files/images/May_MRI_Scan_2011.jpg" style="float: left; margin-left: 8px; margin-right: 8px;" height="135" width="100">A...
05/12/2011
Chronic Fatigue
Chronic Fatigue
05/12/2011

Hani Raoul Khouzam, MD, MPH

Hani Raoul Khouzam, MD, MPH
<p><img alt="" height="112" src="/sites/default/files/images/adrenal_insufficiency_2011.jpg" style="float:left" width="100" />Among the symptoms...
05/12/2011
prevention
prevention
05/12/2011

Jacqueline Bradley, MD
C. Noel Bairey Merz, MD
Women’s Heart Center,
Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, Los Angeles

At the time this article was written, Dr Bradley was a resident at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena, Calif; she is now a cardiology fellow at Danbury Hospital in Danbury, Conn. Dr Bairey Merz holds the Women’s Guild Chair in Women’s Health, and is director of the Women’s Heart Center as well as the Preventive and Rehabilitative Cardiac Center at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute in Los Angeles. She also is professor of medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.


Jacqueline Bradley, MD C. Noel Bairey Merz, MD Women’s Heart Center, Cedars-Sinai Heart...
Coronary artery disease (CAD) continues to be the leading cause of mortality and morbidity in the United States.
05/12/2011