Cutis Marmorata<div id="article-content-body"><p><img src="http://imaging.cmpmedica.com/consultantlive/images/articles/2006/01012006/0601ConPECutisB.jpg" style="padding-bottom: 10px; float: left; margin-left: 8px; margin-right: 8px;" width="150">The children pictured here have cutis marmorata--a condition seen mostly in newborns and infants, particularly after exposure to cold. The skin of this 2-week-old boy's legs and trunk displayed the typical reticular reddish blue mottling caused by vasoconstriction and by low environmental temperatures.</p></div>
Folliculitis<p class="MsoNormal"><img src="/sites/default/files/images/ConDC3.jpg" width="150" height="89" style="margin-left: 8px; margin-right: 8px; border: 1px solid black; float: left;"><strong></strong>For several weeks, a 34-year-old man has been bothered by an acneiform eruption in his mustache. He has seasonal allergies, for which he uses a corticosteroid nasal spray and an oral nonsedating antihistamine. He is otherwise healthy. <strong><span style="font-family: 'Calibri','sans-serif'; font-weight: normal;"></span></strong></p>
Frostbite<div id="article-content-body"><p><img src="http://imaging.cmpmedica.com/consultantlive/images/articles/2006/01012006/0601ConPEFrostA.jpg" style="padding-bottom: 10px; float: left; margin-left: 8px; margin-right: 8px;" width="150">Erythema and bulla formation characterize the typical lesions of superficial frostbite. Deep frostbite, in contrast, involves subcutaneous tissue and usually leads to tissue loss. Below-freezing temperature and wind can combine to injure exposed skin within minutes.</p></div>
Thrombocytopenia<div id="article-content-body"> <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/ConCPRutecki4.jpg" style="border:1px solid black; height:93px; margin-left:8px; margin-right:8px; width:150px; float:left" />A 66-year-old woman complains of fatigue and mucosal bleeding. She was well until 4 months ago, at which time increasing fatigue led her to shorten her evening walks from 2 miles to about a quarter of a mile. During this same period, her appetite diminished and she lost 8 lb. This past week, her gums bled after vigorous brushing.</p> </div>
Raynaud Phenomenon<div id="article-content-body"> <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/Raynaud%20Phenomenon.jpg" style="border:1px solid black; height:83px; margin-left:8px; margin-right:8px; width:150px; float:left" />Shown here are the left hands of 2 women who had been outside together on a cold Indiana afternoon. The 40-year-old woman's hand on the right demonstrates typical findings of primary Raynaud phenomenon. Her fingers turned white (as shown), then blue, then red. They were quite painful. The hand of her friend is shown for comparison.</p> </div>
Asteatotic Eczema<div id="article-content-body"> <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/Asteatotic%20Eczema.jpg" style="border:1px solid black; height:111px; margin-left:8px; margin-right:8px; width:150px; float:left" />With the onset of winter, dry and scaly skin accompanied by pruritus prompted this patient to seek medical attention. Topical corticosteroids and a change in bathing habits eased the eczematous symptoms.</p> </div>
hypotension<div id="article-content-body"><p><img src="/sites/default/files/images/ConECG1_1.jpg" width="200" height="60" style="border: 1px solid black; margin-right: 8px; margin-left: 8px; display: block; float: left;">A 56-year-old man with a history of diabetes mellitus and hypertension presents with chest pain, emesis, pallor, and diaphoresis.</p></div>
Holocaust Survivors<div><img src="/sites/default/files/images/ConCC.jpg" style="margin-left: 8px; margin-right: 8px; border: 1px solid black; float: left;" width="150" height="80">I very much appreciated Dr Henry Schneiderman and Stephanie Johnson's "What's Your Diagnosis?" case of facial edema in a Holocaust survivor.</div>
Breast Cancer SurvivorsAre aromatase inhibitors safe and effective as adjuvant therapy for postmenopausal women with estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer?
Orofacial Pain, PainMost pain in or around the oral cavity is attributable to tooth or mucosal pathology.
Vision LossTemporal arteritis (giant cell arteritis or cranial arteritis) is an inflammatory disease involving blood vessels that supply the optic nerve, retina, and brain.
Swollen Leg and Fever<div id="article-content-body"> <p>A 16-month-old previously healthy child is hospitalized after 36 hours of worsening painful edema and erythema of the right lower leg and high fever with chills.</p> </div>
Diabetes mellitus, Diabetic Kidneys, Complications of Diabetes Mellitus, diabetic kidney disease<p>The benefits of ACEIs and ARBs in diabetic renal disease are consistent with a critical pathophysiology. An activated renin-angiotensin system leads to deleterious effects on the kidneys of patients with diabetes. If the renin-angiotensin system is inhibited or blocked by ACEIs and ARBs, the kidneys are protected.</p>
radiologyMan with a history of injection drug use was diagnosed based on 3 sets of blood cultures, which were positive for methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus.