Shear-Wave Elastography in the Evaluation of Thyroid Nodules and Correlation With Aggressive Features on Microscopy
A 71-year-old man presented for evaluation of a thyroid nodule that had been found incidentally on carotid ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging of the brain.
Use of Steroidogenic Precursors for Evaluation of Adrenocortical Carcinoma in Adrenal Masses: A Case Series
Approximately 2.5% of adrenal masses represent metastatic disease, and 5% are adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC). Given the poor prognosis associated with ACC, early diagnosis and curative resection are critical.
Bariatric surgery is the most successful weight management modality. Laparoscopic adjustable gastric band surgery is one bariatric surgical procedure developed for weight reduction in patients with morbid obesity.
A 14-year-old healthy boy presented to our clinic with 1-month midline swelling of the lower neck and 1-week of cervical neck pain, dysphagia, pharyngitis, fever, and difficulty speaking. He had no significant medical history.
A 60-year-old man presents for evaluation of abnormalities discovered during a biannual employment physical examination. The findings in question included obesity, abnormal blood glucose and glycated hemoglobin levels, hyperlipidemia, and an enlarged liver.
A 34-year-old man with a history of new-onset insulin-dependent type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) presented to a tertiary care center for evaluation of 1 month of generalized fatigue, anorexia, and weakness.
A 10-day old neonate presented to the clinic with her parents, who expressed concern over the girl’s worsening yellow skin discoloration, poor weight gain, and elevated bilirubin levels that had been detected at birth prior to hospital discharge.
A 42-year-old woman presented with a 1-year history of progressive hand pain manifested by stiffness, fullness of the digits, tight skin, and an inability to fully flex the digits. Her symptoms affected the small digits of both hands but spared the thumbs.
A 33-year-old woman presented with palpitations of several months’ duration. She reported having the sensation of a racing heartbeat very frequently on most days. The sensations occurred at rest and during activity.
A 33-year-old man presented with bilateral flank pain associated with nausea and vomiting 10 days after having undergone an uncomplicated laparoscopic cholecystectomy. He denied having had fever, chills, hematuria, or dysuria.