© 2020 MJH Life Sciences and Patient Care Online. All rights reserved.
© 2020 MJH Life Sciences™ and Patient Care Online. All rights reserved.
June 26, 2014
Worsening respiratory symptoms and fatigue of 6 months’ duration brought a 44-year-old woman in for evaluation. Diagnosed with asthma 2 years earlier, she was compliant with, but unresponsive to treatment. Your impressions?
March 26, 2014
There are 4 manifestations of this syndrome; each is characterized by involvement of at least 2 glandular organs in autoimmune mediated diseases that lead to organ hypofunction.
February 25, 2014
The patient's medical history was notable for hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and seizure disorder. Here, find images and lab results; then select a diagnosis.
The patient was treated with a combination of topical corticosteroids, oral retinoids, and psoralen with ultraviolet A (PUVA) therapy, with significant improvement in his symptoms over time.
February 21, 2014
A young woman was admitted at 36 weeks' gestation with severe preeclampsia. During delivery, she experienced generalized seizures. She remained postictal throughout the normal vaginal birth.
Presenting complaints were fever, nausea, and lower abdominal pain that worsened with walking. Osteomyelitis is not commonly included in a differential for abdominal pain. This case is different.
Re-expansion pulmonary edema is noncardiogenic and follows re-expansion of the lung after thoracentesis is performed for large amounts of pleural effusion or for pneumothorax.
February 14, 2014
Eosinophilic esophagitis is often misdiagnosed as gastroesophageal reflux disease but does not respond to acid suppression therapy. Here, a close-to-textbook case.
January 31, 2014