PhotoclinicA 7-year-old girl with no relevant medical history presented to the emergency department for evaluation of loss of consciousness. The patient’s mother reported that the girl had a 1-day history of headache and multiple episodes of nonbilious, nonbloody vomiting.
What's the Take Home?A 69-year-old white man is being evaluated for prostate carcinoma. The process began when he attended a local hospital’s early prostate cancer screening program, in which results of a prostate-specific antigen test were found to be elevated.
PhotoclinicAn 83-year-old morbidly obese woman presented to the emergency department with progressively worsening atraumatic right hip pain for the past week that had made her unable to walk.
PhotoclinicA 60-year-old man presented to the emergency department with abdominal pain, mild rectal bleeding, tenesmus, and frequent liquid mucous stools for 18 days, reporting “loose stools” in the morning and several “explosive, watery stools” in the afternoon.
Diabetes Q&AIn this Diabetes Q&A, Aswathi Kumar, MD, and Kim A. Carmichael, MD, answer questions about the evaluation and management of diabetic foot ulcers.
PhotoclinicA 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.
Photo EssayThis article is part 5 of a 15-part series of Photo Essays describing and differentiating conditions affecting the nails. Parts 6 through 15 will be published in upcoming issues of Consultant. To access previously published articles in the series, visit the Consultant archive at www.Consultant360.com and click the “Journals” tab.
PhotoclinicAn 18-year-old young man presented to the emergency department (ED) with concern for a 10-day history of vomiting.