Douglas P. Beall, MD

Articles

Mercury Poisoning

September 14, 2005

A minimally responsive 26-year-old man was brought to the emergency department after being found in his home by a friend. A suicide note lay next to his body. The patient had a history of depression.

Cleidocranial Dysostosis

September 14, 2005

During his last routine pediatric visit, a 4-month-old boy with a large head circumference (98th percentile for his age) was referred for radiographic evaluation. The infant had been delivered by cesarean birth because of cephalopelvic disproportion; his head size had gradually increased since birth. There was a family history of this condition.

Cleidocranial Dysostosis in a 4-Month-Old Boy

October 01, 2004

During his last routine pediatric visit, a 4-month-old boy with a large head circumference (98th percentile for his age) was referred for radiographic evaluation. The infant had been delivered by cesarean birth because of cephalopelvic disproportion; his head size had gradually increased since birth. There was a family history of this condition.

Luxatio Erecta

May 01, 2004

While jogging in a park, a 45-year-old man tripped and fell on his outstretched hand. As he fell, he tried to catch himself on a nearby park bench but was unsuccessful. He felt that his shoulder was out of place, and he was unable to adduct his arm from its erect position. A witness called for an ambulance, and the man was taken to the emergency department.