Dee Wee Lim, MD

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Articles

Herpes Zoster in Multiple Dermatomes

September 14, 2005

A 50-year-old woman had visited 4 health care providers seeking relief from low back pain. The patient likened the pain to an electric shock that started at the left side of the lower back and radiated to the front of the left leg. The area was also numb.

Myxedema

September 14, 2005

This 56-year-old man presented with a swollen face and puffy eyelids. He recently had an ear, nose, and throat evaluation for persistent hoarseness, and the findings were normal. The patient complained that he has had difficulty in lifting his head for about 4 years and was treated by a chiropractor but obtained no relief.