Gerald Muthu, MD


Epidermolysis Bullosa

September 14, 2005

A 40-year-old woman presented for follow-up of a generalized skin condition that was most severe on her palms and soles. She had been born with a few lesions, which resolved in infancy. New lesions began to emerge and increase in number and severity when she was 2 years old; they have recurred intermittently for 38 years.

Migrated Intracranial Aneurysm Clip

September 14, 2005

A 53-year-old woman had complained of pain in the lower right quadrant of her abdomen for 1 year. She claimed that the pain intensified when she bent forward in a particular position but believed it was unrelated to food, bowel movements, or urination. There was no weight loss, vomiting, or melena. There was no family history of colon cancer or inflammatory bowel disease.