Volume 53 - Issue 3 - April 2013

Consultant360

Dermclinic
Dermclinic
04/29/2013

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 of Kan...
For the past few days, a 63-year-old man’s lower leg has become painful, itchy, swollen, and red.
04/29/2013
imprego
imprego
04/29/2013

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 of Kan...
ImpetigoA 16-year-old girl is bothered by a spreading, itchy rash of 1 week’s duration on the left preauricular cheek. The otherwise healthy teenager denies taking any new medications or using new...
04/29/2013
cyanosis
cyanosis
04/29/2013

YELVA L. LYNFIELD, MD
Cedarhurst, New York

YELVA L. LYNFIELD, MD Cedarhurst, New York
<p class="p3"><img src="/sites/default/files/Screen%20Shot%202013-04-29%20at%203.38.45%20PM_0.png" alt="Acrocyanosis" title="Acrocyanosis"...
04/29/2013
Diverticulosis
Diverticulosis
04/29/2013

VIRENDRA PARIKH, MD
Fort Wayne, Indiana

VIRENDRA PARIKH, MD Fort Wayne, Indiana
<p class="p3"><img src="/sites/default/files/Screen%20Shot%202013-04-29%20at%203.07.39%20PM.png" alt="Jejunal Diverticulosis" title="Jejunal Diverticulosis"...
04/29/2013
Abscess
Abscess
04/29/2013

JAMES STEFFEN, MD
and DIANE HARPER, MD
University of Missouri–Kansas City

JAMES STEFFEN, MD and DIANE HARPER, MD University of Missouri–Kansas City
<p class="p3"><img src="/sites/default/files/Screen%20Shot%202013-04-29%20at%201.57.12%20PM.png" alt="Subperiosteal Abscess" title="Subperiosteal Abscess"...
04/29/2013
candidiasis
candidiasis
04/29/2013

JOE R. MONROE, PA, MPAS
Dawkins Dermatology, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

JOE R. MONROE, PA, MPAS Dawkins Dermatology, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
<p class="p1"><img src="/sites/default/files/Screen%20Shot%202013-04-29%20at%201.49.40%20PM_0.png" alt="Candidal Intertrigo" title="Candidal Intertrigo"...
04/29/2013
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pain
04/26/2013

Steven A. King, MD, MS
New York University

Dr King is in private practice in pain medicine 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 University Dr King is in private practice in pain medi...
There are many therapies for treating chronic pain ranging from medications to invasive techniques, including injections and surgery. Often overlooked and underused are the various nonpharmacologic...
04/26/2013
Respiration
Respiration
04/26/2013
<p><img alt="pneumonia" height="110" src="/sites/default/files/Screen%20Shot%202013-04-26%20at%201.56.29%20PM.png" style="float:left"...
04/26/2013
Wounds
Wounds
04/26/2013
Wound infection delays wound closure. It prolongs the inflammatory phase of healing and often causes distress and discomfort for patients.
04/26/2013
torticollis
torticollis
04/26/2013

SUSAN BROWN, MD, SARA LASKEY, MD, and DAVID EFFRON, MD
Case Western Reserve University

Dr Brown is a senior instructor at Case Western Reserve University and attending physician in the department of emergency medicine at the Metro-Health Medical Center. Dr Laskey is associate professor at Case Western Reserve University and attending physician in the department of emergency medicine at the MetroHealth Medical Center. Dr Effron is assistant professor of emergency medicine at Case Western Reserve University, attending physician in the department of emergency medicine at the MetroHealth Medical Center, and consultant emergency physician at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, all in Cleveland.

SUSAN BROWN, MD, SARA LASKEY, MD, and DAVID EFFRON, MD Case Western Reserve Univer...
<p><strong><img alt="torticollis" height="110" src="/sites/default/files/Screen%20Shot%202013-04-26%20at%2010.39.55%20AM.png" style="float:left"...
04/26/2013
tendinopahty
tendinopahty
04/25/2013

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 residents and I recently evaluated a patient with midsubstance Achilles tendinopathy. I have a sensitive spot for sufferers of Achilles discomfort since I ruptured mine 20 years ago (ouch!). A...
04/25/2013
Pulmonary embolism
Pulmonary embolism
04/25/2013

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>Despite being the “most preventable cause of death among hospitalized patients,” pulmonary embolic disease (PED) still manages to claim 100,000 to 180,000 lives a year in the United States.<span...
04/25/2013
Vasculopathy
Vasculopathy
04/24/2013
A collage of images representing skin signs of vascular disorders.
04/24/2013
dizziness
dizziness
04/23/2013

DOUGLAS J. LANSKA, MD, MS, MSPH
Veterans Administration Medical Center, Tomah, Wisconsin

Dr Lanska is a staff neurologist at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Tomah, Wisconsin.

 

DOUGLAS J. LANSKA, MD, MS, MSPH Veterans Administration Medical Center, Tomah, Wisconsi...
<p><img alt="dizzy" height="110" src="/sites/default/files/headache%20adult_0.jpg" style="float:left" title="dizzy" width="110"...
04/23/2013
Seizure
Seizure
04/23/2013
<p>Febrile seizures—primary generalized seizures that last less than 15 minutes and do not recur within 24 hours—are the most common convulsive event in children under age 5. Between 2% and 5% of all...
04/23/2013
Dyspnea
Dyspnea
04/23/2013

MAHESH K. DUGGAL, MD, NEETA M. SHAH, MD, and ARUNABH, MD
North Shore University Hospital at Forest Hills, New York

MAHESH K. DUGGAL, MD, NEETA M. SHAH, MD, and ARUNABH, MD North Shore University Hospita...
The patient had an anterior mediastinal mass caused by the lymphoma compressing the trachea, which presented initially as features of bronchial asthma.
04/23/2013
04/23/2013

MARC RENDELL, MD
Creighton University and the Rose Salter Medical Research Foundation

Dr Rendell is professor of medicine and director of the Diabetes Center at Creighton University in Omaha. He is also medical director of the Rose Salter Medical Research Foundation and executive director of the Association of Diabetes Investigators. He has been an investigator in most major trials of new oral antidiabetic agents and new insulins, including inhaled insulin.

MARC RENDELL, MD Creighton University and the Rose Salter Medical Research Foundation ...
The management of diabetes is continuing to advance.
04/23/2013
Primary Care
Primary Care
04/23/2013
<p><img alt="con360" height="115" src="/sites/default/files/Screen%20Shot%202013-04-23%20at%201.15.50%20PM.png" style="float:left" title="con360"...
04/23/2013