Author | Shailendra Saxena, MD, PhD

Articles

Middle-Aged Man With Wedge-Shaped Growths in Both Eyes

November 10, 2010

A 45-year-old man of Hispanic ancestry presents for evaluation of what he describes as a "growth in both eyes." This growth has been present for some time; however, it has recently become more prominent. The patient has had mild redness and irritation in both eyes, but he denies any change in vision.

Can You Identify This Puzzling Rash?

July 01, 2010

Apreviously healthy 47-year-old woman presents with an ascending, nonpruritic rash of 3 days’ duration on her legs. She reports that the rash began on her ankles following a day of gardening. She does not recall any recent insect bites and denies chest pain, dyspnea, abdominal pain, fever, arthralgia, arthritis, cough, and hemoptysis. She has never had a similar rash before. The patient’s only medication is an oral antihistamine for seasonal allergies. She has no known drug allergies.