Photo QuizA 36-year-old man presented to the emergency department with a 2-day history of severe abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting. On physical examination, his abdomen was mildly distended and tender to palpation in the upper quadrants.
PhotoclinicA man with hypertension, type 2 diabetes mellitus, and acute myeloid leukemia (AML) presented with a 2-week history of abdominal pain, hematemesis, and melena.
What’s The Take Home?Patients being evaluated for hematuria should be referred for urologic evaluation as well.
PhotoclinicA 60-year-old woman presented with a severely pruritic rash that had begun 4 days prior.
Case in PointProper diagnosis of sialolith has the potential to decrease a patient’s exposure to ionizing radiation and avoid complications.
PhotoclinicAn 18-year-old gravida 1, para 1 woman presented 3 months after delivery with worsening dull headaches that had started at the end of her third trimester.
PhotoclinicMalignant involvement of the pericardium can be manifested as pericarditis, pericardial effusion, cardiac tamponade, or pericardial constriction.
Diabetes CareThe most common neurologic symptom among patients with diabetes mellitus is a distal, symmetric, length-dependent sensorimotor polyneuropathy.
What’s Your Diagnosis?®Nummular eczema, (discoid eczema or nummular dermatitis) is an inflammatory skin disorder characterized by multiple, pruritic, or oval plaques.
DermclinicChild with asymptomatic, flat, papular eruption appearing on the extremities is consistent with Gianotti-Crosti syndrome, or papular acrodermatitis of childhood.
DermclinicA potassium hydroxide (KOH) wet-mount examination of skin scrapings revealed a dermatophyte infection, confirming a woman had tinea pedis.
DermclinicErythema annulare centrifugum is generally caused by underlying infection, drug reactions, or even insect or tick bites.