Volume 56 - Issue 7 - July 2016

Consultant360

What's the Take Home?
What's the Take Home?
03/09/2021

Ronald Rubin, MD—Series Editor

Ronald Rubin, MD—Series Editor
A 66-year-old man was brought from home by his family out of concern for his altered mental status and abnormal breathing.
03/09/2021
Radiology Quiz
Radiology Quiz
06/22/2020

Ricky Kortyna, MMS, PA-C, and Emily Murphy, MPAS, PA-C

Ricky Kortyna, MMS, PA-C, and Emily Murphy, MPAS, PA-C
A 36-year-old woman was seen in the emergency department secondary to the acute onset of right lower-quadrant pain.
06/22/2020
03/14/2018

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

Alexander K. C. Leung, MD, and Benjamin Barankin, MD
A 30-year-old man presented with a 15-year history of numerous, asymptomatic, skin-colored lesions on the abdomen.
03/14/2018
Peer Reviewed
Peer Reviewed
06/22/2017

Gregary D. Marhefka, MD; Andrew W. Panakos, MD; and Michael P. Savage, MD

Gregary D. Marhefka, MD; Andrew W. Panakos, MD; and Michael P. Savage, MD
During cupping, air is heated briefly inside a glass cup, which is then placed onto the skin
06/22/2017
08/04/2016

Niloofar Yari, MD; Prathyusha M. Chitrapu, MD; and Bernard M. Karnath, MD
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston

Niloofar Yari, MD; Prathyusha M. Chitrapu, MD; and Bernard M. Karnath, MD Universi...
A 50-year-old man presented with several days of mild fatigue and lack of energy.
08/04/2016
08/04/2016

 

R. Scott Thomas, DO; Cory Maughan, DO;
John Young, MD; and Angela Bohlke, MD

Silver Falls Dermatology and Allergy, Salem, Oregon

  R. Scott Thomas, DO; Cory Maughan, DO; John Young, MD; and Angela Bohlke, MD Si...
An 84-year-old woman presented with worsening pain and burning of the skin on her neck and torso that had begun several months prior.
08/04/2016
07/14/2016

David L. Kaplan, MD—Series Editor

David L. Kaplan, MD—Series Editor
This 57-year-old woman presented with a bilateral inguinal rash of 3 months’ duration. It extended onto the anterior thigh, and she described it as both itchy and tender.
07/14/2016
Photoclinic
Photoclinic
07/06/2016

John Chin, MD
Commander, Submarine Squadron 6, Medical Department, Norfolk, Virginia

John Chin, MD Commander, Submarine Squadron 6, Medical Department, Norfolk, Virginia ...
A 20-year-old otherwise healthy US Navy midshipman experienced an acute pruritic eruption over both arms 6 hours into a submarine cruise.
07/06/2016
07/06/2016

David L. Kaplan, MD—Series Editor

David L. Kaplan, MD—Series Editor
This 54-year-old woman presented for evaluation of chronic dermatitis on her hand of several years duration that had appeared on and off.
07/06/2016
07/05/2016

Suresh Mamidala, MD; Albana B. Mihali, MD; and Rishi Bajaj, MD
Saint Vincent Hospital, Worcester, Massachusetts

Suresh Mamidala, MD; Albana B. Mihali, MD; and Rishi Bajaj, MD Saint Vincent Hospital, ...
An 89-year-old woman presented with chief concern of nausea with episodic, progressive, crampy lower abdominal pain.
07/05/2016
07/05/2016

Jason Ramirez, MD; Richard Chang, MD; and Emily Maxwell, MSIV
University of Maryland School of Medicine,
University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore

Jason Ramirez, MD; Richard Chang, MD; and Emily Maxwell, MSIV University of Maryland Sc...
A 39-year-old woman with a past medical history of idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) presented with worsening headache, nausea, vomiting, and blurry vision.
07/05/2016
Pharmacology
Pharmacology
07/05/2016

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

Eric A. Dietrich, PharmD, BCPS, and Kyle Davis, PharmD, BCPS
In last issue’s column, we discussed the case of JG, a patient with newly diagnosed hypertension (HTN).
07/05/2016
07/05/2016
This Photo Essay features a collection of 3 photo-based cases of conditions related to autoimmunity, including granulomatosis with polyangiitis.
07/05/2016
07/05/2016

Alexander K. C. Leung, MD; Benjamin Barankin, MD; and Alex Wong, MD

Alexander K. C. Leung, MD; Benjamin Barankin, MD; and Alex Wong, MD
A 66-year-old woman presented with a 4-month history of severe pruritus in the scalp and a sensation of insects crawling out of her head onto...
07/05/2016
07/05/2016

Min Qiao, MD; Shuhua Song, MD; Davinder Chandhoke, MD; Vincent Peyko, PharmD, BCPS; Orlando Carpio, MD; and Rajat Mukherji, MD

Min Qiao, MD; Shuhua Song, MD; Davinder Chandhoke, MD; Vincent Peyko, PharmD, BCPS; Orl...
A 77-year-old woman was admitted to the hospital from a nursing home with sepsis and hypotension.
07/05/2016
Orthopedics
Orthopedics
07/05/2016

David L. Kaplan, MD—Series Editor

David L. Kaplan, MD—Series Editor
Dematiaceous fungi generally are found in soil or associated with plants and are distributed worldwide.
07/05/2016
Heart Failure
Heart Failure
07/05/2016

Gregory W. Rutecki, MD

Gregory W. Rutecki, MD
I will preface this missive with some facts. Summer 2016 will be the 42-year anniversary of my medical school graduation.
07/05/2016
Review Article
Review Article
07/05/2016

Abdul Qazizada, MD

Abdul Qazizada, MD
This article reviews the mechanism and efficacy of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) for patients with mental illnesses and the medical management of patients with underlying conditions for whom ECT is being...
07/05/2016
Review Article
Review Article
07/05/2016

Nickul N. Shah, MD; Albert Cooper, MD; Roland Purcell, MD; Albert Wright, MD; and David Roman, RPA-C

Nickul N. Shah, MD; Albert Cooper, MD; Roland Purcell, MD; Albert Wright, MD; and David...
A 22-year-old African American woman presented to a community hospital emergency department with diffuse, sharp abdominal pain at the right lower quadrant, associated with nausea and poor appetite. She had...
07/05/2016
Review Article
Review Article
07/05/2016

Edward J. Shahady, MD, ABCL

Edward J. Shahady, MD, ABCL
This article reviews the different expert guidelines for controlling hemoglobin A1c, LDL cholesterol, and blood pressure in patients with diabetes and offers suggestions for sorting out the confusion.
07/05/2016
Nutrition
Nutrition
07/05/2016
Diet, exercise, and sleep are the cornerstones of healthy living.
07/05/2016