PhotoclinicAt 29 weeks of gestation, an enlarged cisterna magna of 1.1 cm had been discovered on fetal ultrasonography. Repeated measurement at 36 weeks had shown a dilation of 1.2 cm.
PhotoclinicA 79-year-old man presented to an outpatient clinic for evaluation of an extensive erythematous rash containing pustules and open sores across his left shoulder, chest, and back.
Case In PointA 23-month-old girl presented to the hospital for evaluation of a perianal mass. Her grandmother stated that the lesion had appeared 6 months ago.
PhotoclinicA 38-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital after an incidental finding of hypokalemia on routine screening. She reported generalized pain, fatigue, weakness, polyuria, and nocturia.
PhotoclinicRoutine examination of the oral cavity revealed bilateral bony growths along the buccal aspect of the mandible and maxilla as well as the mandibular arch. The growths were covered with normal mucosa.
doctor's storiesA patient came to me in search of a primary care physician who could affirm the psychosomatic nature of most of his symptoms, thus avoiding unnecessary tests that would only exacerbate his somatic symptoms.
What's Your Diagnosis?A woman presented to the ED with a 2-week history of swelling, rash, and a tingling sensation in her left middle finger.
What's the Take Home?A lesion of 15 cm in diameter was present over his right scapula. The lesion was basically round, with the central 2 cm being deep purple-black, with ulceration and eschar formation present.
Medical emergenciesStudents often participate in debriefing sessions after a simulation exercise. It is just as important for students to receive this feedback as for health care professionals in practice.
Photo QuizA 5-month-old boy presented to the ED within a few hours of the sudden onset of a rash on his hands, feet, and face.