PhotoclinicA 54-year-old man with a history of dysphagia and pacemaker placement for structural heart disease presented with left facial cellulitis and Streptococcus parasanguinis bacteremia.
Consultations & CommentsCorticosteroids have become one of the most widely used treatments for numerous inflammatory and autoimmune disorders.
Case In PointA 31-year-old previously healthy woman was admitted to the hospital for a 5-day history of bloody diarrhea and associated epigastric abdominal pain. She reported having a fever, with a maximum temperature of 38.3°C. She had nausea but no vomiting.
PhotoclinicA 35-year-old man presented with moderate to severe, constant right-sided abdominal pain.
PhotoclinicIn iliac vein compression syndrome, the overlying right iliac artery causes extrinsic compression of the left iliac vein in more than 80% of cases.
Diabetes Q&ANAFLD is the most common liver disease in the United States, with a reported overall prevalence of 19% to 46%.
Case In PointM pneumoniae infections typically are mild but can be associated with a mucositis similar to that seen with SJS.
What's Your Diagnosis?An 81-year-old white man presented with a pigmented lesion in the right temple area. The patient reported that he had first noted the lesion approximately 7 years ago and that it had very slowly increased in size with time
Photo QuizAn 82-year-old man residing in a skilled nursing facility presented to the emergency department with a 1-week history of discolored urine in his collection bag.
What's the Take Home?A newlywed couple has made an appointment in your office regarding questions about sickle cell disease (SCD).
PhotoclinicA 66-year-old man presented for inpatient management of depression and bipolar disorder. At presentation, he was noted to have a large, painless, rubbery mass, with diameter of greater than 10 cm, medial to the left scapula.
EditorialAs the first issue of Consultant arrived in mailboxes in April 1961, President Kennedy had just signed the Peace Corps into existence.
PhotoclinicA 14-year-old boy with a history of insulin-dependent type 1 diabetes presented to our dermatology clinic with a 2-year history of a slowly growing discoloration on the right medial knee.
Controversies in Clinical CareIn 2015, 23.1 million Americans had diagnosed diabetes, and an estimated 7.2 million more had undiagnosed diabetes.
DermclinicThis 28-year-old woman presented for evaluation of an itchy rash on both hands, particularly along the edges, of approximately 2 weeks’ duration.
DermclinicThis 83-year-old woman presented with a 1-week history of an asymptomatic rash that wrapped around the right side of her trunk.
DermclinicThis 43-year-old man presented for evaluation of asymptomatic papules on the lateral aspects of both eyelids of 1 week’s duration.