Volume 55 - Issue 6 - June 2015

Consultant

Pneumocephalus
Pneumocephalus
06/23/2015

Ahad Qazizada, M

Ahad Qazizada, MD 
A 77-year-old male presented to the hospital complaining of persistent headaches and nausea for 2 days.
06/23/2015
06/22/2015

David L. Kaplan, MD—Series Editor

David L. Kaplan, MD—Series Editor
A 46-year-old male presented for evaluation of lesions on the superior gluteal cleft that he could palpate but were asymptomatic.
06/22/2015
06/22/2015
A 54-year-old male presented for evaluation of his fingernails and toenails, which have been turning yellow over the past 6 months, but are currently asymptomatic.
06/22/2015
06/22/2015
A 7-year-old female presented for evaluation of an asymptomatic rash on her legs of a few days duration. She is otherwise healthy and denies any new exposures.
06/22/2015
06/22/2015

Nathan G. Miller, DO, LT MC USN, GMO, HQBN, 2nd MARDIV, FMF

Nathan G. Miller, DO, LT MC USN, GMO, HQBN, 2nd MARDIV, FMF
A 24-year-old white male complains of highly pruritic plaques scattered over his lower extremities of a 6-week duration.
06/22/2015
Lentigo
Lentigo
06/22/2015

Alexander K.C. Leung, MD, and Benjamin Barankin, MD

Alexander K.C. Leung, MD, and Benjamin Barankin, MD
A 55-year-old white male presented with a darkly pigmented lesion on his back. The lesion was first noted a few years ago and was asymptomatic. He was a retired construction worker. His past health and...
06/22/2015
06/22/2015

ROBERT P. BLEREAU, MD
Morgan City, Louisiana

ROBERT P. BLEREAU, MDMorgan City, Louisiana
A 53-year-old white man presents with a very pruritic rash on his elbows, knees, buttocks, arms, and legs for at least 2 months duration.
06/22/2015
allergic contact dermatitis
allergic contact dermatitis
06/22/2015

By Dr Jonathan S. Crane

By Dr Jonathan S. Crane
A 42-year-old man presented with a 1-year history of progressively worsening dermatitis. The patient worked as an air conditioning installer and participated in multiple outdoor recreational activities. ...
06/22/2015
06/18/2015

Ronald Rubin, MD—Series Editor

Ronald Rubin, MD—Series Editor
An 88-year-old woman is transferred from a nursing home due to an altered mental status and hypothermia.
06/18/2015
keratosis
keratosis
06/18/2015

Alexander K.C. Leung, MD, and Benjamin Barankin, MD

Alexander K.C. Leung, MD, and Benjamin Barankin, MD
A 49-year-old white male presented with well-circumscribed lesions on both the upper and lower extremities of 10 years duration.
06/18/2015
Hernia
Hernia
06/18/2015
A collection of photo-based case studies involving hernias.
06/18/2015
Infectious Diseases
Infectious Diseases
06/18/2015

Gregory W. Rutecki, MD 

Gregory W. Rutecki, MD 
Fatigue is a common primary care symptom. It has become standard practice to ascribe debilitating fatigue to Lyme disease, even after recommended treatment and a presumed cure of any underlying Borrelia...
06/18/2015
Heart failure
Heart failure
06/17/2015

Eric A. Dietrich, PharmD, BCPS, and Kyle Davis, PharmD, BCPS

Eric A. Dietrich, PharmD, BCPS, and Kyle Davis, PharmD, BCPS
Heart failure, a common condition encountered in primary care, is generally associated with significant morbidity and mortality.
06/17/2015
06/17/2015

Bensson Samuel, MD,PG Dip, Gloria Fioravanti, DO, Jennifer Axelband, DO, Alden Smith, BA, Michael Hughes, BS, Santo Longo, MD, and Emily Keeler, DO

Bensson Samuel, MD,PG Dip, Gloria Fioravanti, DO, Jennifer Axelband, DO, Alden Smith, B...
An 18-year-old male without significant past medical history presented with 2-day history of swelling of the forehead located above the right eye.
06/17/2015
06/17/2015

Edward Shahady, MD, and Eileen O’Grady, NP, PhD

Edward Shahady, MD, and Eileen O’Grady, NP, PhD
This article introduces the concept of diabetes distress and discusses methods to identity and treat the condition.
06/17/2015
06/17/2015

Timothy H. Self, PharmD, and Amanda Howard-Thompson, PharmD, BCPS 

Timothy H. Self, PharmD, and Amanda Howard-Thompson, PharmD, BCPS 
Many factors—eg, dietary vitamin K, age, other drugs, pharmacogenetics, and diseases—affect an individual’s response to warfarin.
06/17/2015
06/17/2015
This article discusses 10 of the most common myths, misconceptions, and fallacies surrounding chronic exertional compartment syndrome.
06/17/2015
Peer Reviewed
Peer Reviewed
06/17/2015
Cardiac arrest is the failure of the pumping mechanism of the heart to generate sufficient pressure for the perfusion of vital organs.
06/17/2015
Aging-associated diseases
Aging-associated diseases
06/17/2015

Michael Gordon, MD, MSc

Michael Gordon, MD, MSc
For those of us who have been involved in medicine for decades, the growing revitalization of interest in the arts and humanities within medicine is very welcome.
06/17/2015
06/17/2015
In honor of Men’s Health Awareness Month, Consultant360 has highlighted several recent studies.
06/17/2015