Volume 53 - Issue 10 - October 2013

Consultant

Case In Point
Case In Point
06/14/2021

Noah M. Hall, MD, CPT, USA, MC, Lori B. Sweeney, MD, and Gina D. Kubicz, MD, CPT, USA, MC
D.D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Ft. Gordon, GA

Noah M. Hall, MD, CPT, USA, MC, Lori B. Sweeney, MD, and Gina D. Kubicz, MD, CPT, USA, ...
A 31 year-old man presented to the internal medicine clinic after extensive workup for infertility, to include evaluation by endocrinology and urology resulting in the diagnosis of azoospermia by 2 separate...
06/14/2021
02/11/2016

A. Shadi Kourosh, MD, and Nnenna Agim, MD

A. Shadi Kourosh, MD, and Nnenna Agim, MD
A 6-month-old African American girl first presented to the dermatology clinic at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas for large birthmarks.
02/11/2016
02/11/2016

Pooja Shah, Managing Editor

Pooja Shah, Managing Editor
A 31-year-old mother of two presented after several months of runny diarrhea.
02/11/2016
02/11/2016

Pooja Shah, Managing Editor

Pooja Shah, Managing Editor
Gout, characterized by recurrent attacks of acute inflammatory arthritis and an appearance of red, swollen, tender joints, was the topic for discussion as Benroe Blount, MD, MPH, MAAFP, addressed the full...
02/11/2016
02/11/2016

Robert P. Blereau, MD

Robert P. Blereau, MD
A 66-year-old female’s left ear shows a nodule with shallow pink ulcerated top at the superior aspect of the antihelix.
02/11/2016
02/11/2016

David L. Kaplan, MD—Series Editor

David L. Kaplan, MD—Series Editor
This otherwise healthy 36-year-old female presented with a 1 month history of an itchy rash confined to both lower extremities.
02/11/2016
Nutrition
Nutrition
10/19/2013
. Linda M. Delahanty, MS, RD, LDN, spoke about how nutrition is a crucial piece of the puzzle in reducing cardiometabolic risk.
10/19/2013
Hypertension
Hypertension
10/19/2013
Resistant hypertension is a common clinical condition.
10/19/2013
heart disease
heart disease
10/19/2013
Cardiovascular disease is the number 1 killer among women, and is more deadly than all forms of cancer combined.
10/19/2013
Diabetes Q&A
Diabetes Q&A
10/19/2013
The 2013 Primary Care Cardiometabolic Risk Summit kicked off with a keynote address from John E. Anderson, MD.
10/19/2013
Diabetes Q&A
Diabetes Q&A
10/18/2013
Beta-cell function declines over the course of type 2 diabetes and patients may eventually require insulin therapy to achieve or maintain glycemic control.
10/18/2013
Statins
Statins
10/18/2013
Striking a balance between the benefits and adverse effects of treatment is often challenging, particularly as it relates to statin therapy.
10/18/2013
prediabetes
prediabetes
10/18/2013
Up to 70% of individuals with prediabetes will eventually develop diabetes, according to an American Diabetes Association expert panel.
10/18/2013
Diabetes Q&A
Diabetes Q&A
10/18/2013
There are now 12 classes of antihyperglycemic medications for clinicians to consider when developing a treatment plan for diabetes patients.
10/18/2013
Lipids
Lipids
10/18/2013
Peter H. Jones, MD, FACP, FNLA, discusses how to implement guidelines that provide risk stratification algorithms to maximize cardiovascular protection.
10/18/2013
amyloidosis
amyloidosis
10/15/2013
Meredith Hancock, BA, Rashid Rashid, MD, PhD, and Amor Khachemoune, MD
10/15/2013
Photoclinic
Photoclinic
10/15/2013

Barbara B. Wilson, MD, and Julia G. Gosis, BA
Charlottesville, VA

Barbara B. Wilson, MD, and Julia G. Gosis, BACharlottesville, VA
A 56-year old woman presented with an asymptomatic rash on her face that began around the time she started using Colgate PreviDENT 5000 Enamel Protect, a high fluoride toothpaste prescribed by her dentist...
10/15/2013
nodularis
nodularis
10/15/2013

Robert P. Blereau, MD
Morgan City, Louisiana

Robert P. Blereau, MDMorgan City, Louisiana
A 58-year-old female’s right ear shows a 0.5 cm diameter skin-colored nodular lesion with a central dry white top on the antitragus. She had noticed the lesion 1 month prior. It was asymptomatic.
10/15/2013
Chest X-rays
Chest X-rays
10/11/2013

Ronald Rubin, MD—Series Editor

Ronald Rubin, MD—Series Editor
A 32-year-old woman presents for evaluation of an incidentally found abnormal CXR.
10/11/2013
DermClinic
DermClinic
10/11/2013

David L. Kaplan, MD—Series Editor

David L. Kaplan, MD—Series Editor
This 62-year-old female has been on etanercept for over 1 year for treatment of psoriasis and presents with a tender eruption of three days duration on her right arm.
10/11/2013
celiac disease
celiac disease
10/11/2013
This otherwise healthy 62-year-old male presented for evaluation of his second episode of painful purplish swelling of his toes in the wintertime.
10/11/2013
cyst
cyst
10/11/2013

Boris Garber, DO, and David Effron, MD—Series Editor

Boris Garber, DO, and David Effron, MD—Series Editor
A male in his twenties presented to his physician's office complaining of a sore throat for 7 days with a slightly worsening cough.
10/11/2013
Herpes zoster
Herpes zoster
10/11/2013

Gregory W. Rutecki, MD

Gregory W. Rutecki, MD
Herpes zoster1, otherwise known as shingles, is a viral disease characterized by a painful skin rash. Selecting this medical condition as the topic of this Top Paper should come as no surprise. Incidence of...
10/11/2013
Diabetes Q&A
Diabetes Q&A
10/11/2013

Neena A. Xavier, MD and Kim A. Carmichael, MD—Series Editor
Washington University

Neena A. Xavier, MD and Kim A. Carmichael, MD—Series Editor Washington University ...
Although hemoglobin A1c is usually the best test to estimate the average glycemic control in patients with diabetes, it is unreliable in some clinical circumstances. In select patient populations, measuring...
10/11/2013
PTSD
PTSD
10/11/2013

Hani Raoul Khouzam, MD, MPH, FAPA

Hani Raoul Khouzam, MD, MPH, FAPA
PTSD is a severe condition that may develop after exposure to traumatic events. This third and final article will review the roles of therapy and spirituality.
10/11/2013
Oncology
Oncology
10/11/2013

Gregory W. Rutecki, MD

Gregory W. Rutecki, MD
The American College of Physicians presents subspecialty updates highlighting publications from the preceding year in the Annals of Internal Medicine that impact the practice of medicine. These are...
10/11/2013
Nail disease
Nail disease
10/11/2013

Steven Q. Wang, MD

Steven Q. Wang, MD
A 54-year-old Caucasian man presents with more than a 9 month history of a dark band on the right fifth finger. The patient denies any history of trauma and reports that the dark band has not increased in...
10/11/2013
Nutrition
Nutrition
10/10/2013

John Whyte, MD, MPH 

John Whyte, MD, MPH 
Primary care physicians are regularly tasked with managing the biggest healthcare challenges today. As obesity, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease become more common, physicians must hone their...
10/10/2013
10/10/2013

Richard Colgan, MD 

Richard Colgan, MD 
An excellent read on the life of Sir William Osler can be found in Charles S Bryan’s Osler: Inspirations from a Great Physician.1 Here are some important take-home messages:
10/10/2013
10/10/2013
I recently attended the American Academy of Family Physicians Scientific Conference in San Diego (September 24-28, 2013) and days after I left, I was still thinking about the tagline: Real Issues, Real...
10/10/2013
Breast cancer
Breast cancer
10/07/2013

Golder N. Wilson, MD, PhD, Rakhshanda L. Rahman, MD, and Lawrence Kaplan, MD

Golder N. Wilson, MD, PhD, Rakhshanda L. Rahman, MD, and Lawrence Kaplan, MD ...
The most surprising finding of human genomic medicine has been the extraordinary extent of variation.
10/07/2013