Volume 52 - Issue 2 - February 2012

Consultant

Featured
Feature
Feature
02/08/2012
The tendency of nephrolithiasis to recur underscores the importance of prevention, which requires an understanding of the pathophysiology and risk factors associated with stone formation. These are...
02/08/2012
02/29/2016

DAVID L. KAPLAN, MD—Series Editor
University of Missouri Kansas City, University of Kansas

DAVID L. KAPLAN, MD—Series Editor University of Missouri Kansas City, University o...
 A 31-year-old man seeks evaluation of a pruritic papular eruption on his trunk of 2 weeks’ duration. He denies fever, malaise, and medication use.
02/29/2016
02/29/2016

DAVID L. KAPLAN, MD—Series Editor
University of Missouri Kansas City, University of Kansas

DAVID L. KAPLAN, MD—Series Editor University of Missouri Kansas City, University o...
 A 10-year-old boy presents with a 10-day history of a worsening rash on his nose. The patient says that the area is slightly itchy and a little tender. ...
02/29/2016
02/29/2016

DAVID L. KAPLAN, MD—Series Editor
University of Missouri Kansas City, University of Kansas

DAVID L. KAPLAN, MD—Series Editor University of Missouri Kansas City, University o...
Upon his return from a summer visit to North Carolina, a 53-year-old man noticed a rash confined to the left axilla.
02/29/2016
panniculitis
panniculitis
02/09/2012

RAJAN ARORA, MD 
THIAGARAJAN NANDHAGOPAL, MD
SALEEM RAZA, MD

St John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit

RAJAN ARORA, MD THIAGARAJAN NANDHAGOPAL, MDSALEEM RAZA, MDSt John Hospital and Med...
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02/09/2012
pyomyositis
pyomyositis
02/09/2012

JOHN W. DUFF, MD
MidMichigan Medical Center, Midland, MI

JOHN W. DUFF, MD MidMichigan Medical Center, Midland, MI
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02/09/2012
dermatographism
dermatographism
02/09/2012

JOE R. MONROE, MPAS, PA-C
Tulsa, Oklahoma

JOE R. MONROE, MPAS, PA-C Tulsa, Oklahoma
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02/09/2012
cutaneous reaction
cutaneous reaction
02/09/2012

SHOBHANA CHAUDHARI, MD,
KOFI QUIST, MD, DELATRE LOLO, MD,
and ASHOK CHAUDHARI, MD
New York Medical College, Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York, NY

SHOBHANA CHAUDHARI, MD, KOFI QUIST, MD, DELATRE LOLO, MD, and ASHOK CHAUDHARI, MDNew Yo...
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02/09/2012
Eating Habits
Eating Habits
02/09/2012

DOMINIQUE R. WILLIAMS, MD
Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters

Dr Williams is assistant professor of pediatrics at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and medical
director of the Healthy You for Life Program at Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters in Norfolk, Va. She is also an MPH in Nutrition candidate at the
University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Dr Williams has no financial disclosures or conflicts of interest.

DOMINIQUE R. WILLIAMS, MD Children’s Hospital of The King’s DaughtersDr Williams is ass...
ABSTRACT: The hallmarks of an eating disorder are disturbed eating behaviors (eg, binge eating, compulsive eating, and purging), dissatisfaction with body image, and medical or psychiatric comorbidities....
02/09/2012
stuff
stuff
02/09/2012

NOAH S. SCHEINFELD, MD, JD
Columbia University

Dr Scheinfeld is assistant clinical professor of dermatology at Columbia University and assistant attending physician at St Luke’s–Roosevelt and Beth Israel Hospitals in
New York.

 

NOAH S. SCHEINFELD, MD, JDColumbia UniversityDr Scheinfeld is assistant clinical profes...
Skin Disorders in Older Adults: Manifestations of Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases
02/09/2012
Vasculitis
Vasculitis
02/08/2012

GREGORY W. RUTECKI, MD—Series Editor
University of South Alabama

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 University of South Alabama Dr Rutecki is profess...
<p>Cocaine abuse can be dangerous, deforming, and fatal. Among the host of adverse effects are an association with hepatitis C followed by cirrhosis, as well as aortic dissection, seizures,...
02/08/2012
eosinophilia
eosinophilia
02/08/2012

GRETCHEN STEPANOVICH, MD 
PAVITRA KOTINI, BS
KATE CRANDLEY, MD
Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters, Norfolk, Va

Dr Stepanovich is a second-year pediatric resident at Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters in Norfolk, Va. Ms Kotini is a fourth-year medical student at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk. Dr Crandley is a community pediatrician in Norfolk and a recently graduated chief resident of pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters.

GRETCHEN STEPANOVICH, MD  PAVITRA KOTINI, BS KATE CRANDLEY, MD Children’s Hospital...
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02/08/2012
Thrombosis
Thrombosis
02/08/2012

SEEMA KAPUR, MD
GREGORY W. RUTECKI, MD
University of South Alabama

At the time this article was written, Dr Kapur was a resident in internal medicine at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine in Mobile. Dr Rutecki is professor of medicine at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine, and he is also a member of the editorial board of CONSULTANT.

SEEMA KAPUR, MD GREGORY W. RUTECKI, MD University of South Alabama At the time this ar...
<p>2 cases of adults with MRSA infections complicated by left transverse, sagittal cerebral venous thromboses with septic emboli to the lungs and bilateral iliac vein thrombosis,...
02/08/2012
radiology
radiology
02/08/2012
<p><img alt="" height="90" src="/sites/default/files/images/1202Con_PERadio1_Vent_thumb.jpg" style="float:left" width="90" />A 72-year-old woman...
02/08/2012
Abuse
Abuse
02/08/2012
<p>Although the prevalence of intimate partner violence in the United States is arousing increased alarm, its importance as a <em>medical</em> issue is less...
02/08/2012
Eye Pain
Eye Pain
02/08/2012

GARY L. KULKA, MD
Saint Mary Hospital, Hoboken, NJ

At the time this case report was written, Dr Kulka was in the department of family medicine, Saint Mary Hospital, Hoboken, New Jersey.

GARY L. KULKA, MD Saint Mary Hospital, Hoboken, NJ At the time this case report was wr...
Woman with eye swelling and pain diagnosed with periorbital cellulitis after CT scan showed proptosis of the eyeball with rectus muscle hypertrophy.
02/08/2012
Edema
Edema
02/08/2012

Ronald N. Rubin, MD—Series Editor
MICHAEL BROMBERG, MD, PhD
Temple University

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, both in Philadelphia. Dr Bromberg is professor of medicine and interim section chief of oncology at Temple University School of Medicine.

Ronald N. Rubin, MD—Series Editor MICHAEL BROMBERG, MD, PhD Temple University Dr Rubin...
A 61-year-old man presents with swelling and discoloration of his face and neck of several weeks’ duration. He noted tightness of his shirt and tie, which has worsened.
02/08/2012
Folliculitis
Folliculitis
02/08/2012

DAVID L. KAPLAN, MD—Series Editor
University of Missouri Kansas City, University of Kansas

Dr Kaplan is clinical assistant professor of dermatology at the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine and at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. He practices adult and pediatric dermatology in Overland Park, Kansas.

DAVID L. KAPLAN, MD—Series Editor University of Missouri Kansas City, University of Kan...
<p><em><img src="/sites/default/files/images/1202Con_DC_C2_0_thumb.jpg" width="90" height="90" style="float: left; margin: 5px;"></em>One...
02/08/2012
Gastroenterology
Gastroenterology
02/08/2012

MEREDITH C. ROATH, MD
JACK A. DI PALMA, MD
University of South Alabama

Dr Roath is a fellow in gastroenterology and clinical instructor in medicine at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine in Mobile. Dr Di Palma is professor of medicine and director of the division of gastroenterology at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine.

MEREDITH C. ROATH, MD JACK A. DI PALMA, MD University of South Alabama Dr Roath is a f...
Many gastrointestinal diseases are inherited or have a genetic predisposition involved in disease expression.
02/08/2012
Polypharmacy
Polypharmacy
02/08/2012

GREGORY W. RUTECKI, MD
University of South Alabama

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 University of South Alabama Dr Rutecki is professor of medicine...
<p>I have reached a select milestone: I receive <em>AARP</em> magazine. I guess I can confess that I am no longer a “spring chicken.” Also...
02/08/2012