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Case In Point
Case In Point
11/30/2022
A 57-year-old woman with a history of hypothyroidism and breast cancer, for which she had undergone a mastectomy 10 years prior, presented to the emergency department with a 1-day history of right...
11/30/2022
Case In Point
Case In Point
11/27/2022
A 26-year-old incarcerated man presented to the emergency department with a complication of osteomyelitis of the left ischium, which had been diagnosed previously.
11/27/2022
Photoclinic
Photoclinic
11/09/2022

Ebony Beaudoin, MD1 • Malvi Mehta, BS2 • Stephanie Valek, BSA2

Ebony Beaudoin, MD1 • Malvi Mehta, BS2 • Stephanie Valek, BSA2
A 7-year-old boy presented with a 3-week history of an ulcerated vesicle on his left cheek, left-sided facial swelling, and left submandibular lymphadenopathy after being scratched by a kitten. The swelling...
11/09/2022

Interactive Features

eye disorders
eye disorders
08/21/2022
About 1.9 million people worldwide are affected by this bacterium, which is the leading cause of blindness from an infectious disease. Do you know which bacterium it is?
08/21/2022
otitis media
otitis media
07/07/2022
A 24-month-old boy presents with his parents to the pediatric clinic with an ear infection for the fourth time in the past year. The parents ask if there are any other treatments that may work better at...
07/07/2022
Treatment
Treatment
06/03/2022
The ATS/CDC/ERS/IDSA Clinical Practice Guideline on the Treatment of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis outlines new recommendations for the intensive and continuation phases of treatment. Do you know the...
06/03/2022
Photo Quiz
Photo Quiz
05/13/2022
A 19-year-old man on active military duty presented with a nonhealing ulcer on his dorsal right hand accompanied by enlarging nodules in a linear distribution on his right arm and forearm.
05/13/2022
Skin Infection
Skin Infection
07/07/2021
In our latest interactive quiz, we describe the case of a 69-year-old woman who presented with a pruritic rash involving her eyebrows, associated with lymphadenopathy of her face and neck. Can you make the...
07/07/2021

Clinical Insights

Gastrointestinal Disorders
Gastrointestinal Disorders
05/27/2022
A research team recently reviewed guidelines developed by expert groups in Europe, Canada, and the United States for the treatment of H pylori infection. Lead author Carlo A. Fallone, MD, from McGill...
05/27/2022
Bacterial Infections
Kevin Downes
Bacterial Infections
Preventive Medicine
Melanie Taylor, MD, MPH
Preventive Medicine
Bacterial Infections
David Alland, PhD
Bacterial Infections
Lung Infections
Steven Rowe
Lung Infections