Author | Manish Amin, DO

Articles

Diagnostic Images, Treatment Decisions

December 31, 2006

Apreviously healthy 22-year-oldHawaiian man presents to theemergency department (ED) of a hospitalin California with a 3-day historyof fever and chills. He has also had aprogressively worsening, persistent,dull aching pain in the right upperquadrant of the abdomen for the pastweek. The pain is localized-with noaggravating or relieving factors-andis not related to meals. The patienthas had no nausea, vomiting, loss ofappetite, jaundice, abdominal distension,cough, chest pain, dyspnea,weight loss, or lymphadenopathy.

Diagnostic Images, Treatment Decisions

December 31, 2006

A4-year-old boy has a 4-day historyof fever; a persistent dry,irritating cough; coryza; and anonpruritic rash. The rash startedaround the ears and then spread overthe trunk and limbs.

Middle-aged Woman With Headache,Middle-aged Woman With Headache,

December 31, 2006

A 54-year-old Hispanic housewife presents to the emergencydepartment with a 3-week history of moderatelysevere, progressive, generalized, pulsating headache.The headache, which is partially relieved by propoxyphenenapsylate, is associated with weakness, vomiting of recentonset, and intermittent bilateral blurred vision. The symptomsbegan after an incident in which the patient’s sonwas stabbed.

Young Man With Painless Penile Ulcer

May 01, 2006

Young Man With Painless Penile Ulcer