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Turing Pharmaceutical's CEO has backed down on the 4000% price hike for Daraprim, but is the damage done? Take our poll.
The once-daily Oralair tablet may considerably change the experience of seasonal allergy sufferers.
Current and emerging treatment options for ragweed-induced rhinoconjunctivitis are the topic of a comprehensive review paper--a good read for all primary care providers.
The discovery of decreased bioavailability of the anithistamine fexofenadine after ingestion of grapefruit juice broadened understanding of mechanisms underlying these sometimes deadly drug-juice interactions.
Physical therapy can specifically address mobility deficits associated with multiple sclerosis—if the patient is referred early on in the disease’s course.
Oral Mucosal Pain and “Flabby Gums” in an Older Man: Benign Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid? Something Else?
Benign mucous membrane pemphigoid is an autoimmune disease; that involves the oral mucosa and eyes. Clinical signs: edematous bright red gingiva and bullae formation.
Maxillary Pain of One Year’s Duration in a Young Man: Complex odontoma? Regional odontodysplasia? Amelogenesis imperfecta?
A 16-year-old boy was complaining of pain in the maxillary left incisor/cuspid region. He had been experiencing discomfort for 1 year. He was otherwise healthy and a review of his other systems was unremarkable.
A 62-year-old man with a persistent snoring problem presented for an oral medicine consultation. There was no history of jaw trauma or jaw fracture; jaw function was normal and the patient was not in pain.
A 52-year-old woman presented with a 1-week history of fever; a dry, irritating cough; and chest pain. She had nonpleuritic pain in the lower left side of the chest. There was no history of hemoptysis. Respiratory system exam revealed impaired air entry at the base of the left lung.