Case ReportA 74-year-old man presented to his primary care provider with a 1-month history of new-onset low back pain.
PhotoclinicA meningioma is a benign tumor of arachnoid origin. Meningiomas account for 15% of all brain tumors, and most grow in a spherical or lobulated form.
PhotoclinicA 62-year-old male with history of diabetes mellitus, hypertension, end-stage renal disease on hemodialysis, and hepatitis C virus (HCV) presented to our clinic for an acute appointment complaining of intermittent right upper quadrant pain for about 3 months.
Pulmonary PitfallsInterstitial lung disease has a history of baffling clinicians for several reasons—2 of those being confusing terminology and classification, which continue to thwart clinicians’ ability to establish a clear diagnosis.
Photo QuizA 23-year-old African American female presented with a 5-month history of a pruritic eruption confined to the abdomen that developed while she was living in Africa.
DermclinicA healthy 25-year-old female presented for evaluation of an asymptomatic eruption on both lower legs of 1 to 2 months duration.
TineaA 58-year-old female presented for evaluation of an itchy and tender rash of 3 months duration confined to 1 knee.
Erythema Annulare CentrifugumA 40-year-old male presented with a 2-week history of rhus contact dermatitis.
men's healthA photo-based collection of men's health issues including epidermoid cysts, pituitary macroadenoma, and phimosis.
orthodexiaThis article presents a case of a large PFO associated with ischemic stroke and reversible POS due to colonic distention resulting in the right hemidiaphragm elevation in the setting of obstipation.
JaundiceA 61-year-old woman presents to the emergency room 1 week after resection of a Bartholin’s cyst complaining of fever to 104°F at home.
WarfarinFor 65 years, warfarin has been widely used as an effective medication in the prevention of venous thromboembolism for a variety of disease states, including atrial fibrillation, as well as for the secondary prevention of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolus.
analgesiaNo one questions the fundamental premise that people with pain seek relief—but the choices in our therapeutic armamentarium are limited. And here lies what may be the therapeutic paradox of our time.
PsoriasisA 40-year-old East Indian man presented with a chronic, recurrent, erythematous rash limited to the inguinal and axillary areas for the past 3 years.
DermatologyAquagenic syringeal acrokeratoderma, also known as aquagenic palmoplantar keratoderma and transient reactive papulotranslucent acrokeratoderma, was first described in 1974 by Elliott who observed “skin wrinkling” among children with cystic fibrosis.
Diabetes Q&AThere are still many unanswered questions regarding the most impactful way to treat diabetes. One of the most exciting of which surrounds the influence of glucagon and the alpha cell.
cardiovascular diseaseAccording to the Centers for Disease Control, cardiovascular disease—including heart disease, stroke, and blood pressure—is the top killer of women and men in the United States. Yet, heart disease is preventable.