Volume 57 - Issue 6 - June 2017

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Controversies in Clinical Care
Controversies in Clinical Care
07/10/2019

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

Eric A. Dietrich, PharmD, BCPS, and Kyle Davis, PharmD, BCPS
While its pharmacokinetics suggest that apixaban is adequate for use in patients on hemodialysis, is there clear evidence showing that the agent is both safe and effective in this role?
07/10/2019
Photo Essay
Photo Essay
11/05/2018
Gastrocolic Fistula After Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Authors: Peter Le, MD
11/05/2018
Dermclinic
Dermclinic
08/09/2018

David L. Kaplan, MD—Series Editor

David L. Kaplan, MD—Series Editor
Summertime pityriasis is a well-described entity that has alternatively been referred to as frictional lichenoid eruption in children and summer lichenoid dermatitis of the elbows of children.
08/09/2018
Photoclinic
Photoclinic
06/30/2017

EMILY N. KINSEY and BARBARA B. WILSON, MD
University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville

EMILY N. KINSEY and BARBARA B. WILSON, MDUniversity of Virginia School of Medicine, Cha...
Pyogenic granuloma is a completely benign lesion that usually arises from repeated trauma but can be seen in conjunction with ingrown toenails or with the use of certain medications such as isotretinoin or...
06/30/2017
Photoclinic
Photoclinic
06/06/2017

Pinky Jha, MD, MPH
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Pinky Jha, MD, MPH Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Blue toe syndrome is characterized by the development of blue or purple discolored toes, usually occurring without any report of trauma, cyanosis, or severe hypothermia.
06/06/2017
Photoclinic
Photoclinic
06/06/2017

Pooja Pundhir, MD, MPH; Taban Ghaffaripour, MD; Monica A. Recine, MD; and Claudio Tuda, MD
Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, Florida

Pooja Pundhir, MD, MPH; Taban Ghaffaripour, MD; Monica A. Recine, MD; and Claudio ...
An 83-year-old woman presented with pustular lesions that had developed over her right knee and had progressively worsened over the past week.
06/06/2017
Photoclinic
Photoclinic
06/06/2017

Alexander K. C. Leung, MD
Alberta Children’s Hospital, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Benjamin Barankin, MD
Toronto Dermatology Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Alexander K. C. Leung, MD Alberta Children’s Hospital, University of Calgary, Calg...
Fissured tongue is a benign condition characterized by a fissure/groove oriented anteroposteriorly, often with multiple branch fissures/grooves extending laterally on the dorsum of the tongue.
06/06/2017
Photoclinic
Photoclinic
06/06/2017

Gerald Keller, DO
University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida

Gerald Keller, DO University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, Tampa, Flori...
This patient’s case emphasizes the importance of a quality medical history and physical examination, especially if considering specialty or surgical consultation.
06/06/2017
Photo Quiz
Photo Quiz
06/06/2017

Donna Gensheimer, FNP-BC; Gail O’Toole, ANP-BC; and Kellie Murphy-Roche, RN, BSN

Donna Gensheimer, FNP-BC; Gail O’Toole, ANP-BC; and Kellie Murphy-Roche, RN, BSN ...
An 82-year-old man presented with a 6-year history of scalp lesions, which consisted of recurrent pustules, thick yellow-brown crusts, and inflamed eroded plaques overlying a healed graft site.
06/06/2017
What's the Take Home?
What's the Take Home?
06/06/2017

Ronald N. Rubin, MD—Series Editor

Ronald N. Rubin, MD—Series Editor
The case of asymptomatic hyperuricemia presented in this clinical vignette represents a very common situation. The major importance of such hyperuricemia is that it is the primary risk factor for gout. ...
06/06/2017
What's Your Diagnosis?
What's Your Diagnosis?
06/06/2017

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

Alexander K. C. Leung, MD, and Benjamin Barankin, MD
A 40-year-old white man presented with multiple flesh-colored lesions on the forehead that he had first noticed a year or so ago. The lesions were asymptomatic.
06/06/2017
Dermclinic
Dermclinic
06/06/2017

David L. Kaplan, MD—Series Editor

David L. Kaplan, MD—Series Editor
Guttate psoriasis is characterized by the acute onset of small, droplike, erythematous to salmon-pink papules, usually with a fine scale.
06/06/2017
Dermclinic
Dermclinic
06/06/2017

David L. Kaplan, MD—Series Editor

David L. Kaplan, MD—Series Editor
Lymphangioma circumscriptum is a benign lymphatic ectasia with 2 components: a clinically apparent dermal vascular component, and a not-so-apparent deep subcutaneous cisternal structure.
06/06/2017
Case In Point
Case In Point
06/06/2017

Beverly Patuwo Lee, MD, MPH; Jonathan Huang, MD; and Lee B. Lu, MD

Beverly Patuwo Lee, MD, MPH; Jonathan Huang, MD; and Lee B. Lu, MD
Skin metastases rarely present as the initial clinical manifestation of an underlying small cell carcinoma of the lung.
06/06/2017
Consultations & Comments
Consultations & Comments
06/06/2017

Lawrence M. Wyner, MD

Lawrence M. Wyner, MD
Although the separable fastener, marketed as the zipper, has become a necessary component of modern life, its convenience comes at a price: its attack upon the penis.
06/06/2017
Feature
Feature
06/06/2017
Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide. Early recognition and treatment of the disease is critical in the prevention of severe vision loss.
06/06/2017
Feature
Feature
06/06/2017

Gabriel Ortiz, MPAS, PA-C, and Mary Knudtson, DNSc, NP

Gabriel Ortiz, MPAS, PA-C, and Mary Knudtson, DNSc, NP
Primary care providers play a vital role in overseeing the management of patients with allergic rhinitis. To accomplish this task, they must understand the recommended treatment approaches for rhinitis, be...
06/06/2017
Feature
Feature
06/06/2017

Gabriel Ortiz, MPAS, PA-C, and Mary Knudtson, DNSc, NP

Gabriel Ortiz, MPAS, PA-C, and Mary Knudtson, DNSc, NP
Primary care providers play a vital role in overseeing the management of patients with allergic rhinitis. To accomplish this task, they must understand the recommended treatment approaches for rhinitis, be...
06/06/2017
Feature
Feature
06/06/2017

Gabriel Ortiz, MPAS, PA-C, and Mary Knudtson, DNSc, NP

Gabriel Ortiz, MPAS, PA-C, and Mary Knudtson, DNSc, NP
Primary care providers play a vital role in overseeing the management of patients with allergic rhinitis. To accomplish this task, they must understand the recommended treatment approaches for rhinitis, be...
06/06/2017