A 29-year-old man presented to our emergency department with an episode of hematemesis associated with epigastric pain. This episode was preceded by excessive dry cough followed by emesis of food with mixed bright red blood clots.
Recent research hints that food preservatives may contribute to disease progression in patients with uterine fibroids. Do you advise your patients to reduce their intake of processed food?
Despite being approved for use by the FDA in 2019, many questions remain on the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of ubrogepant in certain patient populations with migraine in the real-world population. Consultant360 reached out to Chia-Chun Chiang, MD, about her study examining this relationship.
Functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs) result from abnormal functioning of the GI tract rather than structural abnormalities such as tumors. Take our poll to voice your opinion about diagnosing FGIDs.
A 76-year-old woman was referred to our emergency department by her primary care provider out of concern for a severely low potassium level of 2.0 mEq/L.
Diagnosis of nasal polyps is often accomplished using a combination of history, nasal examination, and a sinus computed tomography (CT) scan. What symptoms in a patient’s history most strongly suggest the presence of nasal polyps?
A previously healthy 3-month-old boy was brought to the primary care pediatric dermatology clinic by his parents for evaluation of worsening facial, diaper, and extremity rash.
A 35-year-old woman presented to our clinic with chronic bilateral lower extremity ulcerations that had worsened over the past 2 weeks. The lesions had started as small, tender nodules that subsequently formed superficial bullae that broke down to ulcerations, which released serosanguinous fluid.
A 66-year-old man was referred to the clinic for evaluation of cough, fevers, and rigors that had progressed over 10 days. His sputum was purulent but without hemoptysis.
A 16-year-old teenaged girl with no medical or surgical history presented with acute, cramping pain in the right lower quadrant that had begun at school while she was urinating.