Volume 56 - Issue 11 - November 2016

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Top Papers Of The Month
Top Papers Of The Month
11/02/2019

Gregory W. Rutecki, MD

Gregory W. Rutecki, MD
An estimated 50 million US adults experience tinnitus, which is defined as the perception of sound without an acoustic stimulus.
11/02/2019
Case In Point
Case In Point
01/24/2019

Pinky Jha, MD, MPH, and Sierra Jin, BS

Pinky Jha, MD, MPH, and Sierra Jin, BS
PF is a potentially disabling and life-threatening disorder caused by microvascular occlusion followed by hemorrhagic infarction of the dermis.
01/24/2019
Dermclinic
Dermclinic
11/14/2016

David L. Kaplan, MD—Series Editor

David L. Kaplan, MD—Series Editor
This 52-year-old woman presented with a 2½-year history of a pruritic rash on her face and extremities. She had been told it was atopic dermatitis, and she had been treated with topical triamcinolone...
11/14/2016
Photoclinic
Photoclinic
11/09/2016

NIKOLAOS K. AKRITIDIS, MD, ANTONIOS SOUTOPOULOS, MD, and GERASIMOS BAXEVANOS, MD G. Hatzikosta General Hospital of Ioannina, Greece

NIKOLAOS K. AKRITIDIS, MD, ANTONIOS SOUTOPOULOS, MD, and GERASIMOS BAXEVANOS, MD G. Hat...
A 41-year-old woman with a history of endometriosis, chronic neck and back pain, and a recently diagnosed urinary tract infection presented with 3 days of a diffuse, pruritic rash.
11/09/2016
Photoclinic
Photoclinic
11/03/2016

MUHAMMAD WASIF SAIF, MD

MUHAMMAD WASIF SAIF, MD
Two years ago, a 55-year-old woman presented with a persistent rash measuring approximately 10 × 17 cm on her right lower back.
11/03/2016
Photoclinic
Photoclinic
11/02/2016

Ariel Perez Perez, MD; Gary J. Hardoon, MD; and Jorge Parellada, MD
Orlando Regional Medical Center, Orlando, Florida

Ariel Perez Perez, MD; Gary J. Hardoon, MD; and Jorge Parellada, MD Orlando Regional Me...
The patient is a 64-year-old woman who presented with concern for easily bruising for 1½ weeks and 1 episode of epistaxis that had resolved with compression.
11/02/2016
Photoclinic
Photoclinic
11/02/2016

Sayed K. Ali, MD
Orlando Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Orlando, Florida

David K. Watkins
San Antonio Military Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas

Sayed K. Ali, MD Orlando Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Orlando, Florida David K. Wa...
An 84-year-old woman with a history significant for hypothyroidism, hypertension, and osteoporosis was at home performing her usual daily chores when her phone suddenly rang.
11/02/2016
Photoclinic
Photoclinic
11/02/2016

Dylon Howard, DO; Alexandria Bass, DO; Angela Macri, DO; and Jonathan S. Crane, DO
Sampson Regional Medical Center, Clinton, North Carolina

Dylon Howard, DO; Alexandria Bass, DO; Angela Macri, DO; and Jonathan S. Crane, DO...
A 37-year-old woman presented for evaluation of a rash, which was unrelated to her secondary complaint of a bilateral wrist abnormality that had been present for the past 30 years.
11/02/2016
Case In Point
Case In Point
10/31/2016

Hiliary Weill, MD; Joy Ishii Zarandy, DO; and Rajiv Joglekar, MD

Hiliary Weill, MD; Joy Ishii Zarandy, DO; and Rajiv Joglekar, MD
A 40-year-old African American man presented with a peculiar rash involving the majority of his body.
10/31/2016
doctor's stories
doctor's stories
10/31/2016

Josephine W. Thinwa, MD, PhD

Josephine W. Thinwa, MD, PhD
Like many other students, I marched into medical school reminiscent of a chivalrous knight in training: ready to treat, cure, and save lives.
10/31/2016
What's the Take Home?
What's the Take Home?
10/31/2016

Ronald Rubin, MD—Series Editor

Ronald Rubin, MD—Series Editor
A 22-year-old woman presents to your office for an informational visit. She is well and without specific health complaints, but she has questions that she needs and wants answered by a physician.
10/31/2016
Photo Essay
Photo Essay
10/31/2016

Nadine H. Ruth, MD

Nadine H. Ruth, MD
The use of anabolic-androgenic steroids by amateur and professional athletes—and by those who want to look like athletes—has reached epidemic proportions.
10/31/2016
Pulmonary Pitfalls
Pulmonary Pitfalls
10/31/2016

Eduardo Solbes, MD; Richart W. Harper, MD; and Samuel Louie, MD

Eduardo Solbes, MD; Richart W. Harper, MD; and Samuel Louie, MD
Lymphadenopathy that is found during routine physical examination is a nonspecific finding, but can elicit fear and anxiety from both patient and the clinician.
10/31/2016
What's Your Diagnosis?
What's Your Diagnosis?
10/31/2016

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

Alexander K. C. Leung, MD, and Benjamin Barankin, MD
A 28-year-old man presented with a 6-month history of an intensely pruritic area on the right lower leg. He had a history of eczema and asthma.
10/31/2016
Controversies in Clinical Care
Controversies in Clinical Care
10/31/2016

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

Eric A. Dietrich, PharmD, BCPS, and Kyle Davis, PharmD, BCPS
Three SGLT-2 inhibitors are available in the United States: canagliflozin, dapagliflozin, and empagliflozin. All 3 are brand-name, are administered orally once daily, and lead to similar hemoglobin A1c...
10/31/2016
Photo Quiz
Photo Quiz
10/31/2016

Riley J. Burke, DO

Riley J. Burke, DO
A 23-year-old man presented with a pruritic rash on his right upper arm that had first appeared 3 weeks ago. He reported dry, flaky skin and associated pruritus throughout the right upper arm.
10/31/2016
Dermclinic
Dermclinic
10/31/2016

David L. Kaplan, MD—Series Editor

David L. Kaplan, MD—Series Editor
This 28-year-old woman presented with a 2-month history of a rash that was confined to her right antecubital fossa and that had a burning sensation.
10/31/2016
Dermclinic
Dermclinic
10/31/2016

David L. Kaplan, MD—Series Editor

David L. Kaplan, MD—Series Editor
This 75-year-old man presented with a symmetric, asymptomatic eruption on both arms that had failed various topical corticosteroid treatments.
10/31/2016
Review
Review
10/31/2016

Rita A. Swartzwelder, BA, and Anthony N. Galanos, MD

Rita A. Swartzwelder, BA, and Anthony N. Galanos, MD
Stimulants have been used for centuries medicinally, recreationally, and to alleviate fatigue. Because of its favorable pharmacokinetics and low abuse potential, methylphenidate became a highly prescribed...
10/31/2016
Review
Review
10/31/2016
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD or ARMD) is a multifactorial disease affecting the macula, which is responsible for central, detailed vision.
10/31/2016
Review
Review
10/31/2016

Wesley Prichard, DO; Fantley C. Smither, MD; Laurel Fick, MD; Evan West, MD; Kapil Mehta, MD; and Anthony Martin, DO

Wesley Prichard, DO; Fantley C. Smither, MD; Laurel Fick, MD; Evan West, MD; Kapil Meht...
The constellation of chronic diarrhea, abdominal pain, weight loss, and malnutrition accompanied with biopsy-proven villous atrophy and/or an elevated tissue transglutaminase antibody level usually leads to...
10/31/2016
Guest Commentary
Guest Commentary
10/31/2016

Richard Colgan, MD

Richard Colgan, MD
Counseling using therapeutic techniques is an essential part of being a good clinician.
10/31/2016
Editorial
Editorial
10/31/2016
Given that the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diabetes is such an important part of primary care, we at Consultant and Consultant360.com are committed to bringing you the latest clinical...
10/31/2016
Radiology Quiz
Radiology Quiz
09/22/2016
A 6-month-old girl with a history of an H-type tracheoesophageal fistula repaired at 2 weeks of age presented to the pediatrician’s office.
09/22/2016