Volume 52 - Issue 12 - December 2012

Consultant

CKD
CKD
04/05/2016

Based on a Symposium Presented at the Primary Care Cardiometabolic Risk Summit by Michael Bloch, MD and Louis Kuritzky, MD

Based on a Symposium Presented at the Primary Care Cardiometabolic Risk Summit by Micha...
As chronic kidney disease progresses, patients may present with comorbidities such as hypertension, cardiovascular disease, dyslipidemia, and anemia.
04/05/2016
Basal cell carcinoma
Basal cell carcinoma
12/11/2012

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: Dr Kaplan is clinical assistant professor of dermato...
This solitary, nonresolving erythematous lesion has been present on the mid thigh of a 73-year-old woman for several months. She reports that the lesion is asymptomatic, has not changed in size, and has...
12/11/2012
contact dermatitis
contact dermatitis
12/11/2012

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/Screen%20Shot%202012-12-11%20at%201.24.53%20PM.png" alt="contact dermatitis" title="contact dermatitis"...
12/11/2012
Hernia
Hernia
12/11/2012

LAUREN NG, MD, MPH
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
ADAM POSSNER, MD
George Washington University
The authors report no financial disclosures and no conflicts of interest.

LAUREN NG, MD, MPHThomas Jefferson University HospitalADAM POSSNER, MDGeorge Washington...
<p><img src="/sites/default/files/images/1212Con_PCHernia.jpg" alt="hernia" title="Grynfeltt-Lesshaft Hernia" style="margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px; float:...
12/11/2012
Bone fractures
Bone fractures
12/11/2012

ADITYA V. BADHEKA, MD
THANT ZIN, MD
Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, Bronx, NY

ADITYA V. BADHEKA, MDTHANT ZIN, MDLincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, Bronx, NY ...
<p><img src="/sites/default/files/images/1212Con_PCBoxer_AB.jpg" alt="boxer's fracture" title="boxer's fracture" style="float: left; margin-left: 5px;...
12/11/2012
appendicitis
appendicitis
12/11/2012

TRAVIS R. B. BROWNELL, MD, MICHAEL L. WOLPERT, MD,
and MARWAN F. JARMAKANI, MD Mercy Medical Center, Sioux City, Iowa

MOHAMMAD R. MOHEBBI, MD Siouxland Medical Education Foundation- University of Iowa, Sioux City, Iowa

TRAVIS R. B. BROWNELL, MD, MICHAEL L. WOLPERT, MD, and MARWAN F. JARMAKANI, MD Mercy Me...
<p><img src="/sites/default/files/images/Screen%20Shot%202012-12-11%20at%2011.26.46%20AM.png" alt="appendicitis" title="appendicitis" style="float: left;...
12/11/2012
Pruritic Dermatitis
Pruritic Dermatitis
12/11/2012

MUMTAZ JAHAN, MD, NADA AL-HASHIMI, and VASANTHA KONDAMUDI, MD
The Brooklyn Hospital Center, New York

Dr Jahan is attending physician and faculty, Ms Al-Hashimi is volunteer research assistant, and Dr Kondamudi is program chairperson, all in the department of family medicine at the Brooklyn Hospital Center in Brooklyn, New York.

MUMTAZ JAHAN, MD, NADA AL-HASHIMI, and VASANTHA KONDAMUDI, MD The Brooklyn Hospital Cen...
<p>A 72-year-old woman with a history of hypertension and degenerative joint disease presents with severe vulvar pruritus of 10 years’ duration. The itching worsens with hot weather, anxiety, and...
12/11/2012
Chest pain
Chest pain
12/11/2012

SAID B. ISKANDAR, MD, I. GARCIA, MD, FACC, and STEPHEN FAHRIG, MD, FACC
James H. Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University

At the time this was written, Drs Iskandar, Garcia, and Fahrig were with the division of cardiology, James H. Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Mountain Home, Tennessee.

SAID B. ISKANDAR, MD, I. GARCIA, MD, FACC, and STEPHEN FAHRIG, MD, FACC James H. Quille...
A 50-year-old man presents to the emergency department (ED) with midsternal chest discomfort. The pain started at 3:00 AM and was 6/10 in intensity; it was relieved by 2 sublingual nitroglycerin tablets. ...
12/11/2012
Chest pain
Chest pain
12/11/2012

SAID B. ISKANDAR, MD, I. GARCIA, MD, FACC, and STEPHEN FAHRIG, MD, FACC
James H. Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University

At the time this was written, Drs Iskandar, Garcia, and Fahrig were with the division of cardiology, James H. Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Mountain Home, Tennessee.

SAID B. ISKANDAR, MD, I. GARCIA, MD, FACC, and STEPHEN FAHRIG, MD, FACC James H. Quille...
A 50-year-old man presents to the emergency department (ED) with midsternal chest discomfort. The pain started at 3:00 AM and was 6/10 in intensity; it was relieved by 2 sublingual nitroglycerin tablets. ...
12/11/2012
Chest pain
Chest pain
12/11/2012

SAID B. ISKANDAR, MD, I. GARCIA, MD, FACC, and STEPHEN FAHRIG, MD, FACC
James H. Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University

At the time this was written, Drs Iskandar, Garcia, and Fahrig were with the division of cardiology, James H. Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Mountain Home, Tennessee.

SAID B. ISKANDAR, MD, I. GARCIA, MD, FACC, and STEPHEN FAHRIG, MD, FACC James H. Quille...
A 50-year-old man presents to the emergency department (ED) with midsternal chest discomfort. The pain started at 3:00 AM and was 6/10 in intensity; it was relieved by 2 sublingual nitroglycerin tablets. ...
12/11/2012
HIV infection
HIV infection
12/11/2012

GINA M. SIMONCINI, MD, GIULIANA I. DeFRANCESCH, MD, and MARY VAN den BERG-WOLF, MD
Temple University
Ronald N. Rubin, MD—Series Editor
Temple University

Dr Simoncini is assistant professor of medicine at Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. Dr DeFrancesch is associate professor of clinical medicine at Temple University School of Medicine. Dr Van den Berg-Wolf is clinical professor of medicine and deputy director of the Comprehensive Temple HIV Program at Temple University School of Medicine.

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.

 

GINA M. SIMONCINI, MD, GIULIANA I. DeFRANCESCH, MD, and MARY VAN den BERG-WOLF, MD Temp...
Due to his age, an older man with HIV infection presents for a preoperative risk assessment before a total hip replacement.
12/11/2012
hair loss
hair loss
12/11/2012

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

JOE R. MONROE, PA-C, MPAS Warren Clinic, Tulsa, Oklahoma  
<p><br /> This 40-year-old woman complains of “hair loss,” although she has not noticed any unusual amounts of hair on her brush or comb or in the sink when she shampoos. She says that the...
12/11/2012
Pain
Pain
12/11/2012
<p>Pain need not be an unbearable fact of life for most adults who have, or who have been treated for, cancer. Cancer-related pain can usually be controlled.</p>
12/11/2012
Kidney
Kidney
12/10/2012

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><img alt="" height="90" src="/sites/default/files/images/generic%20icon3_4.jpg" style="float:left" width="90" /><br /> Does acute...
12/10/2012
Eyes
Eyes
12/10/2012

SOLOMON M. PEARCE, DO
Dallas, Texas

SOLOMON M. PEARCE, DO Dallas, Texas
<p>“You’ll shoot your eye out!” the classic warning to Ralphie Parker in the 1983 movie <em>A Christmas Story</em> elucidates the danger of BB guns, but somehow that caution has not...
12/10/2012
sleep
sleep
12/10/2012

BRITNEY BLAIR, PsyD
Stanford University
JENNIFER L. MARTIN, PhD
University of California, Los Angeles

BRITNEY BLAIR, PsyD Stanford University JENNIFER L. MARTIN, PhD University of Californi...
Insomnia is associated with medical and mental health problems. If left untreated, it can negatively impact quality of life and cause pain and depression.
12/10/2012
sleep
sleep
12/10/2012

BRITNEY BLAIR, PsyD
Stanford University
JENNIFER L. MARTIN, PhD
University of California, Los Angeles

BRITNEY BLAIR, PsyD Stanford University JENNIFER L. MARTIN, PhD University of Californi...
Insomnia is associated with medical and mental health problems. If left untreated, it can negatively impact quality of life and cause pain and depression.
12/10/2012
sleep
sleep
12/10/2012

BRITNEY BLAIR, PsyD
Stanford University
JENNIFER L. MARTIN, PhD
University of California, Los Angeles

BRITNEY BLAIR, PsyD Stanford University JENNIFER L. MARTIN, PhD University of Californi...
Insomnia is associated with medical and mental health problems. If left untreated, it can negatively impact quality of life and cause pain and depression.
12/10/2012
CONSULTANT
CONSULTANT
12/10/2012
In this, the last issue of our 52nd year of publication, we want to extend our thanks to the following reviewers who appraised at least one manuscript for us in 2012.
12/10/2012
CONSULTANT
CONSULTANT
12/10/2012
<p>As we look forward to 2013, our 53rd year of publication, we are pleased to announce the launch of the tablet edition of Consultant—and a new online contest, Photo Quiz Challenge, on the official...
12/10/2012