impetigo<div id="article-content-body"><p><img src="http://imaging.cmpmedica.com/consultantlive/images/articles/2007/01022007/0702ConPESkin3ImpB.jpg" style="margin-right: 8px; margin-left: 8px; float: left;" width="150">This vesiculopustular eruption manifests with honey-colored crusted erosions. As it resolves, the crusts can turn brown; hyperpigmentation and scale may be evident.</p></div>
diabeticOA is the most common cause of musculoskeletal complaints in older patients.
allergic reaction<div id="article-content-body"><p>A thriving boy was brought to the office 3 weeks after his first birthday. His mother reported that there was "something wrong with his knee." On visual examination, the knee appeared perfectly normal.</p></div>
Folliculitis<div id="article-content-body"><p><img src="http://imaging.cmpmedica.com/consultantlive/images/articles/2007/01022007/0702ConPESkin3FolA.jpg" style="padding-bottom: 10px; float: left; margin-left: 8px; margin-right: 8px;" width="150"></p><p>Folliculitis, which features vesicles filled with white blood cells (pustules), usually affects hair-bearing sites, such as the scalp, neck, beard area, axillae, buttocks, and limbs.</p></div>
Severe Abdominal Pain<div id="article-content-body"> <p>A 48-year-old woman is evaluated for transfer to the ICU. She presented to the emergency department 48 hours ago with severe abdominal pain and emesis. The pain had started several days earlier and was located in the upper abdomen with some radiation to the back.</p> </div>
Cellulitis and Erysipelas<div id="article-content-body"><p>Declining cardiovascular function, poor circulation, diabetes, obesity, cancer, immunodeficiency, renal disease, and thinned, xerotic skin provide the setting for a host of bacterial infections in elderly persons that can involve any level or structure of the skin.</p></div>
Chronic Kidney Disease<p>I read with interest Dr Gregory Rutecki's remarks about the need to implement in our practices the evidence-based guidelines for the care of patients with CKD. In my view, the dilemma is not how to incorporate evidence-based guidelines but knowing what they are.</p>
Kidney Stones<div id="article-content-body"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/Gregory%20W%20Rutecki%2C%20MD.jpg" style="height:176px; margin-left:8px; margin-right:8px; width:150px; float:left" />Medical technology is a double-edged sword. CT scans help detect early disease, but with the addition of contrast, they may cause renal failure. Pacemakers save countless lives, but they can become infected and lead to serious complications.</div>
Acute Glomerulonephritis<div id="article-content-body"><em><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/ConCPDonato1.jpg" style="height:256px; margin-left:8px; margin-right:8px; width:150px; float:left" /></em>A 26-year-old woman presented with a 1-week history of pleuritic chest pain and abdominal pain, which was associated with nausea but unrelated to food intake or bowel movements. She had also had gross hematuria for the past 10 days and swelling around her eyes and ankles as well as fatigue and arthralgias for 2 weeks.</div> <div> </div> <div>She reported having "the flu" a month earlier. She denied injection drug use, cough, and sinus complaints. Her 3 young children had an upper respiratory tract illness at about the same time as her flu-like symptoms last month. She took no long-term medications.</div>
Floppy Eyelid SyndromeFor several days, the left eye and eyelids of a 60-year-old obese man had been red and irritated. The symptoms were worse in the morning after waking. The patient had recently started wearing a nighttime continuous positive airway pressure mask for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).
Right-Sided Infective Endocarditis<div id="article-content-body"> <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/ConPCEndoA.jpg" style="height:135px; margin-left:8px; margin-right:8px; width:150px; float:left" />For a week, a 39-year-old woman with a history of intravenous heroin use had generalized pain, fever, chills, and a nonproductive cough. She rated the pain at 10 on a scale of 1 to 10; it was sharp, constant, and unrelieved by heroin. She also reported dyspnea at rest, pleuritic chest pain, and a 15-lb weight loss over the past month. She had no significant medical history or drug allergies, smoked a half pack of cigarettes per day, and denied alcohol use.</p> </div>
Granuloma Annulare<div style="width: 100px;"><img src="/sites/default/files/old/img_4db9722a045b0.jpg" alt="Figure" style="float: left; margin-left: 8px; margin-right: 8px;" class="imageBorderBlue" height="150" width="150"></div><p>For several months, a 45-year-old woman has been bothered by changes to the lateral and proximal fingernail folds. A biopsy performed by another physician suggested verruca vulgaris. Treatment with cryotherapy and <span class="DrugLink">imiquimod</span> brought no improvement.</p>
Chest pain<p><img src="/sites/default/files/images/ConECG1.jpg" width="200" height="56" style="margin-left: 8px; margin-right: 8px; float: left;">An 80-year-old man presents to the emergency department (ED) with intermittent dyspnea and chest pain. He has hypertension and osteoarthritis but no known cardiac disease.</p>
Lymphangioma Circumscriptum<div id="article-content-body"><p><img src="http://imaging.cmpmedica.com/consultantlive/images/articles/2007/01022007/0702ConPCLymph_thumbnail.jpg" style="margin-left: 8px; margin-right: 8px; float: left;" width="150" height="150">This lesion on her knee had been present for 5 years, reported a 22-year-old woman. It was not related to any trauma; its size had not changed, but occasionally it became darker or lighter.</p></div>
Bodybuilding, Bodyweight, Exercise, Health, Human behavior, Human leg, Locomotion, Osteoarthritis Pain, Pulldown exercise, Recreation, Samurai Aerobics, therapist<div id="article-content-body"> <p>Exercise is a key part of your care plan. It promotes strength and flexibility, helps you maintain a healthy weight, reduces pain, and improves overall mobility and quality of life.</p> </div>