Volume 52 - Issue 5 - May 2012

Consultant

02/29/2016

GENTIANA BAKAJ, MD, and KARLENE HEWAN-LOWE, MD
East Carolina University

GENTIANA BAKAJ, MD, and KARLENE HEWAN-LOWE, MD East Carolina University
A 33-year-old woman with a history of hypothyroidism presented to the hospital with nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal pain of 1 month’s duration. ...
02/29/2016
eccrine poroma
eccrine poroma
05/08/2012

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

DAVID L. KAPLAN, MD—Series Editor: 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, Kan.

DAVID L. KAPLAN, MD—Series EditorUniversity of Missouri Kansas City, University of Kans...
<p class="p1"><span class="s1"><img src="/sites/default/files/images/1205Con_DC_C4.jpg" alt="eccrine poroma" title="eccrine poroma"...
05/08/2012
Granuloma Annulare
Granuloma Annulare
05/08/2012

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

DAVID L. KAPLAN, MD—Series Editor: 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, Kan.

DAVID L. KAPLAN, MD—Series EditorUniversity of Missouri Kansas City, University of Kans...
<p class="p1"><span class="s1"><img src="/sites/default/files/images/1205Con_DC_C3.jpg" alt="Granuloma Annulare" title="Granuloma Annulare"...
05/08/2012
Vesicular tinea pedis
Vesicular tinea pedis
05/08/2012

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

DAVID L. KAPLAN, MD—Series Editor: 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, Kan.

DAVID L. KAPLAN, MD—Series EditorUniversity of Missouri Kansas City, University of Kans...
<p><img src="/sites/default/files/images/1205Con_DC_C2.jpg" alt="Vesicular tinea pedis" title="Vesicular tinea pedis" width="90" height="90"...
05/08/2012
Basal cell carcinoma
Basal cell carcinoma
05/08/2012

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

DAVID L. KAPLAN, MD—Series Editor: 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, Kan.

 

DAVID L. KAPLAN, MD—Series Editor University of Missouri Kansas City, University of Kan...
<p><img src="/sites/default/files/images/1205Con_DC_C1.jpg" alt="Basal cell carcinoma" title="Basal cell carcinoma" width="90" height="90"...
05/08/2012
peritonsillar abscess
peritonsillar abscess
05/07/2012

KELLY TEPEDINO and SHELLEY WELLS COLLINS, MD University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville

KELLY TEPEDINO and SHELLEY WELLS COLLINS, MD University of Florida College of Medicine,...
<p>For the past 6 days, a 2-year-old boy had fever, sore throat, nonproduc- tive cough, and decreased appetite. When his symptoms first ap- peared, he was brought to an outside emergency department,...
05/07/2012
rosacea
rosacea
05/07/2012

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

JOE R. MONROE, MPAS, PA-C Tulsa, Oklahoma
<p><img src="/sites/default/files/images/1205Con_PCRosacea.jpg" width="90" height="90" style="float: left; margin: 5px;">T<span...
05/07/2012
Review Article
Review Article
05/07/2012

Emily McDuffee, DO; Craig Ainsworth, MD; and David Gaitonde, MD
Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, Georgia

Emily McDuffee, DO; Craig Ainsworth, MD; and David Gaitonde, MDDwight David Eisenhower ...
A 54-year-old woman was evaluated for a rising hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) level and resistant hypertension.
05/07/2012
osteochondroma
osteochondroma
05/07/2012

JACK-KY WANG, MD
and LAURIE MENG PA-C
Palos Heights, Illinois

JACK-KY WANG, MD and LAURIE MENG PA-C Palos Heights, Illinois
<p><img src="/sites/default/files/images/1205Con_PCOsteochon_B.jpg" width="90" height="90" style="float: left; margin: 5px;">During a follow-up visit for...
05/07/2012
ectopic kidney
ectopic kidney
05/07/2012

GEORGIOS SALVANOS, MD,
DEMETRIOS PAPOUTSAS, MD, CONSTANTINE BOUROPOULOS, MD,
and IOANNIS TSIRONIS, MD
Artas General Hospital, Arta, Greece

 

GEORGIOS SALVANOS, MD, DEMETRIOS PAPOUTSAS, MD, CONSTANTINE BOUROPOULOS, MD, and IOAN...
<p class="p1"><img src="/sites/default/files/images/1205Con_PCKidney.jpg" width="90" height="90" style="float: left; margin:...
05/07/2012
numbness
numbness
05/07/2012

PAMELA HAVLEN, MD and RACHEL E. SALAS, MD
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Dr Havlen is assistant professor of general internal medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. At the time this case report was written, Dr Salas was at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston; she is now assistant professor of neurology and pulmonary and critical care medicine at The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore.

 

PAMELA HAVLEN, MD and RACHEL E. SALAS, MD University of Texas Medical Branch at Galvest...
<p>A 25-year-old man was admitted to the hospital because of upper back pain. He had a history of rectal adenocarcinoma with metastases to the bladder, which had been diagnosed 2 years earlier. An MRI...
05/07/2012
Ingrown Toenails
Ingrown Toenails
05/07/2012

FAUSTIN R. STEVENS, MD
MICHAEL J. COUGHLIN, MD
Idaho Foot and Ankle Fellowship

Dr Stevens is a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine and completed an orthopedic surgery residency at Texas Tech University. He is currently working with Dr Coughlin as a foot and ankle fellow. Dr Coughlin is director of the Idaho Foot and Ankle Fellowship in Boise. He is an orthopedic surgeon, specializing in surgery of the foot and ankle and is a past president of the International Federation of Foot and Ankle Societies and the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. He is also clinical professor of orthopedic surgery at Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland.

 

 

FAUSTIN R. STEVENS, MD MICHAEL J. COUGHLIN, MD Idaho Foot and Ankle Fellowship Dr Stev...
Although small in size, ingrown toenails can have large ramifications when considering the frequency of the problem and the amount of pain they inflict.
05/07/2012
Alopecia Areata
Alopecia Areata
05/07/2012

ALEXANDER K. C. LEUNG, MD,
STEWART P. ADAMS, MD, and ALEX H. C. WONG, MD
University of Calgary

Dr Leung is clinical professor of pediatrics at the University of Calgary and pediatric consultant at the Alberta Children’s Hospital
in Calgary. Dr Adams is clinical associate professor of medicine and Dr Wong is clinical lecturer of family medicine at the University of Calgary. 

 

ALEXANDER K. C. LEUNG, MD, STEWART P. ADAMS, MD, and ALEX H. C. WONG, MD University of ...
<p>An 11-year-old girl with a patch of hair loss that had suddenly appeared in the vertex of the scalp. There was no history of habitual hair pulling. The child’s past health was unremarkable. She was...
05/07/2012
trauma
trauma
05/07/2012
<p>An assortment of clinical cases documenting physical trauma, including orbital fractures, puncture wounds, and "road rash."  </p>
05/07/2012
Pericardial effusion
Pericardial effusion
05/07/2012

CHYI-SEN WU, MD, CHIA-WAI CHANG, MD, and KONG-SANG WAN, MD, PhD
Taipei City Hospital

CHYI-SEN WU, MD, CHIA-WAI CHANG, MD, and KONG-SANG WAN, MD, PhD Taipei City Hospital ...
<p>A 13-year-old girl was admitted to the inpatient cardiology unit because of progressive dyspnea. She had a history of shortness of breath off and on for the past 2 months, and her symptoms...
05/07/2012
Hematology
Hematology
05/07/2012

BENNETT LORBER, MD and RONALD N. RUBIN, MD—Series Editor
Temple University

Dr Lorber is Thomas M. Durant professor of medicine and professor of microbiology and immunology at Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia.

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, both in Philadelphia.

BENNETT LORBER, MD and RONALD N. RUBIN, MD—Series Editor Temple University Dr Lorber i...
<p>A 52-year-old man is admitted to the hospital for altered mental status and fever of 2 days’ duration.  He has a several-year history of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), currently stage...
05/07/2012
Oral Lesions
Oral Lesions
05/07/2012

WILLIAM LAWSON, MD, DDS
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Dr Lawson is professor of otolaryngology at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City.

WILLIAM LAWSON, MD, DDS Mount Sinai School of Medicine Dr Lawson is professor of otola...
Oral nevi, melanotic macules on the lip, atypical amalgam tattoos, melanoacanthomas, and lesions caused by embedded foreign bodies or by perforating injuries of the oral mucosa all require biopsy, since...
05/07/2012
Asthma in Elderly Patients
Asthma in Elderly Patients
05/07/2012
<p>The special needs and concerns associated with the management of asthma in elderly persons and pregnant women are addressed in guidelines issued by the Expert Panel of the National Asthma Education...
05/07/2012
Vitamin D
Vitamin D
05/07/2012

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><strong><em><img alt="" height="90" src="/sites/default/files/images/1205Con_TPVitaminD_Fg.jpg" style="float:left" width="90"...
05/07/2012
Ocular
Ocular
05/07/2012

LEONID SKORIN, Jr, DO, MS
Mayo Clinic Health System–Albert Lea, Minnesota

Dr Skorin is an ophthalmologist at the Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea, Minnesota. He is also assistant professor of ophthalmology, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic.

 

 

LEONID SKORIN, Jr, DO, MS Mayo Clinic Health System–Albert Lea, Minnesota Dr Skorin is...
<p><img alt="" height="90" src="/sites/default/files/images/1205Con_CPSkorin_Fg12.jpg" style="float:left" width="90" />A 53-year-old man...
05/07/2012
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pain
05/07/2012

STEVEN A. KING, MD, MS New York University

Dr King is in private practice in pain medi- cine in New York and is clinical professor of psychiatry at New York University School of Medicine, also in New York. He is board-certified in pain medicine and psychiatry and is a licensed acupuncturist

 

STEVEN A. KING, MD, MS New York UniversityDr King is in private practice in pain medi- ...
<p class="p1"><span class="s1"><strong>ABSTRACT:</strong></span><strong> </strong>Chronic pain is a significant problem for many elderly...
05/07/2012
physical examination
physical examination
05/07/2012

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>A recent commentary demonstrated that the role of the history and physical examination in achieving correct diagnoses has not been supplanted by the contemporary proliferation of tests and...
05/07/2012