PhotoclinicDuring a routine wellness examination, an otherwise healthy 12-year-old boy of Indian descent had concerns about dark areas on his tongue. He had first noticed them 1 year ago, and they had gradually increased in number and size.
What's the Take Home?A 70-year-old man is being evaluated for a several-months history of cardiac palpitation. Approximately 3 months ago, he had experienced several episodes of palpitation that initially had been related to physical effort of doing yardwork.
Photo EssayThis article is part 14 of a 15-part series of Photo Essays describing and differentiating conditions affecting the nails. Part 15 will be published in an upcoming issue of Consultant. To access previously published articles in the series, visit the Consultant archive at www.Consultant360.com and click the “Journals” tab.
PhotoclinicA 23-year-old woman with no significant medical history presented to the emergency department with acute onset of abdominal bloating and severe cramping. She had gone for a walk about an hour after having eaten dinner and had developed severe abdominal pain.
Case In PointA 49-year-old man presented to our emergency department with a 1-day history of progressive bilateral lower-extremity weakness and an inability to bear weight.
PhotoclinicA 16-year-old African American adolescent presented to his pediatrician’s office with concern for itching and discharge from a dimple on his right lower back.
What's Your Diagnosis?A 39-year-old previously healthy woman presented to an urgent care clinic with chest pain that had been present for the past 4 days.
PhotoclinicA 53-year-old man with a history of hypertension presented to our hospital with a 10-day history of rash and fever. He had been clinically diagnosed with chickenpox 1 week earlier at an urgent care facility and had been treated with valacyclovir.