PhotoclinicWhile abdominal CSF pseudocyst is a rare complication of VP shunt placement, both proximal and distal shunt insufficiency should be considered in shunt-dependent children presenting with headache, nausea, or vomiting.
PhotoclinicA 25-year-old man presented to the dermatology clinic with reddish-brown streaks on his chest that had been present for several days.
DermclinicThis 58-year-old woman presented for evaluation of an asymptomatic lesion around her eyelid.
DermclinicIt is important to remind patients about sunscreen application in periocular areas where skin cancers can develop and have a major effect on the quality of life.
PhotoclinicA 65-year-old man presented with what he described as excruciating sharp pain in his left knee, which had been present for a few days.
PhotoclinicA 60-year-old woman presented with painful and sclerotic hands and fingers. She had been an airline attendant but had to quit her job as a result of the pain and her inability to use her hands over the past 7 years.
PhotoclinicPoikiloderma of Civatte presents with inear telangiectasia, erythema, mottled hyperpigmentation, and superficial atrophy in a reticular pattern.
PhotoclinicA father presented to a pediatrics clinic with his daughter for a well-child visit. The father had shortened forearms and 3 fingers on each hand, along with small, gray, peg-shaped lower incisors and capped upper incisors.
Top Papers Of The MonthThis is a second “mining” of a Top Paper addressing exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Controversies in Clinical CarePatients with VTE events are commonly encountered in primary care, and the acute treatment with anticoagulants is well established.
DermclinicThis 59-year-old woman presented for evaluation of asymptomatic lesions around the eyelid area.
DermclinicThe eyelid area is more prone to sun-induced changes due to inadequate sun protection.
Pulmonary PitfallsThis article highlights the potential pitfalls during the clinical evaluation and treatment of acute exacerbations of COPD.
Photo EssayThis article presents 4 case reports of conditions related to bacterial infection.
Doctor’s StoriesI ache. A full-body, ears-ringing, head-spinning ache. I sit at a table surrounded by the chatter of children, but their words remain noise in the background.
Case in PointA 37-year-old man presented with a chronic ulcer on the left side of his scalp.
What's the Take Home?A 71-year-old woman was due for colonoscopy. Three years ago, a routine colonoscopy had revealed 2 colonic polyps, which had been diagnosed as adenomas.
What’s Your Diagnosis?®A 76-year-old man presented with progressive shortness of breath, back pain, and generalized weakness over the past 6 months.
Photo Quiz 360A 70-year-old man presented with a 1-month history of a progressing, pruritic, papular eruption on his ears, neck, glabella, eyebrows, and eyelids.
Editor’s NoteAugust is a bittersweet month, when thoughts about the looming school year begin to creep in on the languid summer-vacation state of mind of school-aged children and their parents.