Volume 52 - Issue 8 - August 2012

Consultant360

contact dermatitis
contact dermatitis
01/08/2015

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...
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01/08/2015
periungual warts
periungual warts
08/09/2012

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...
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08/09/2012
Fulminant Pseudomembranous Colitis
Fulminant Pseudomembranous Colitis
08/09/2012

VIRENDRA PARIKH, MD
Fort Wayne, Indiana

VIRENDRA PARIKH, MD Fort Wayne, Indiana
<p class="p1"><img src="/sites/default/files/images/1208Con_PCColitis.jpg" width="90" height="90" style="float: left; margin: 5px;">A...
08/09/2012
retinal hemorrhages
retinal hemorrhages
08/09/2012

MICHAEL JAVAHERI, MD
and BRUNO BERTONI, CRA, OCT-C
Doheny Retina Institute, Doheny Eye Institute and the Department of Ophthalmology,
Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California

DEAN ELIOTT, MD
Retina Service at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston

MICHAEL JAVAHERI, MD and BRUNO BERTONI, CRA, OCT-C Doheny Retina Institute, Doheny Eye...
<p class="p1"><img src="/sites/default/files/images/1208Con_PCRetina_A.jpg" width="90" height="90" style="float: left; margin: 5px;">During a...
08/09/2012
Pulmonary embolism
Pulmonary embolism
08/09/2012

JOSEPH MISHKIN, MD
SENDHIL KRISHNAN, MD
MICHELLE MIZRACHI, MD
University of South Florida

At the time this case report was written, Dr Mishkin was a cardiology fellow, Dr Krishnan was chief resident, internal medicine, and Dr Mizrachi was an internal medicine resident, all at the University of South Florida in Tampa.

The authors report that they have no conflicts of interest and that no funding was provided for this paper.

JOSEPH MISHKIN, MD SENDHIL KRISHNAN, MD MICHELLE MIZRACHI, MD University of South Flori...
<p>The morbidity and mortality of acute pulmonary embolism remain high despite advances in imaging techniques for rapid and accurate diagnosis.<sup>1-3</sup> Treatment options are...
08/09/2012
Seborrheic Keratosis
Seborrheic Keratosis
08/09/2012

ALEXANDER K. C. LEUNG, MD and ALEXANDER A. C. LEUNG, MD
University of Calgary

Dr A. K. C. Leung is a clinical professor of pediatrics at the University of Calgary and pediatric consultant at the Alberta Children’s Hospital in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Dr A. A. C. Leung is a clinical scholar in internal medicine at the University of Calgary in Alberta and a research fellow at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts.

ALEXANDER K. C. LEUNG, MD and ALEXANDER A. C. LEUNG, MD University of Calgary Dr A. K....
<p>A 61-year-old woman presents with a 2-year history of a slowly growing mass on her back. The lesion is asymptomatic. She works as a casino hostess and does not actively participate in any...
08/09/2012
streptococcal pharyngitis
streptococcal pharyngitis
08/09/2012

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>The numbers and costs are staggering. More than one-half billion people worldwide acquire group A streptococcal (GAS) pharyngitis annually.<sup>1</sup> Although bacterial...
08/09/2012
hemorrhoids
hemorrhoids
08/09/2012

ALLEN P. KONG, MD
MICHAEL J. STAMOS, MD

University of California, Irvine

Dr Kong is assistant professor of surgery at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine. Dr Stamos is professor of surgery and chair of the department of surgery at the same institution. 

 

ALLEN P. KONG, MD MICHAEL J. STAMOS, MD University of California, Irvine Dr Kong is a...
Pictured here are hemorrhoids, fissures, abscesses, fistulae, pilonidal disease, rectal prolapse, anal masses . . . for each, these authors outline typical findings and describe effective management...
08/09/2012
Heat
Heat
08/09/2012
<p>These three cases are examples of heat-related mortality. From 1999 through 2003, a total of 3442 deaths in the United States resulted from exposure to extreme heat (the annual mean was...
08/09/2012
Heart failure
Heart failure
08/09/2012

Ronald N. Rubin, MD—Series Editor
Temple University

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.

Ronald N. Rubin, MD—Series Editor Temple University RONALD N. RUBIN, MD—Series Editor:...
<p>An 81-year-old woman presents with worsening edema. In recent weeks, significant swelling of both legs has developed. In addition, she is less ambulatory, not only because of her swollen...
08/09/2012
HPV
HPV
08/09/2012

JOHN WHYTE, MD, MPH
Silver Spring, Md

Dr Whyte is a former medical advisor at the US Department of Health and Human Services in Washington, DC, and director of the Secretary’s Council on Private
Sector Initiatives. He is currently the chief medical expert and vice president, health and medical education, at Discovery Channel in Silver Spring, Md.

JOHN WHYTE, MD, MPH Silver Spring, Md Dr Whyte is a former medical advisor at the US D...
Cervical cancer remains one of the most prevalent diseases affecting women worldwide. Essentially all cervical cancer is caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, and two high-risk subtypes, HPV 16...
08/09/2012
Primary Care
Primary Care
08/09/2012

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...
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08/09/2012