Author | Stephanie Ward, MD, MPH

Articles

Fracture After Fall in a Middle-Aged African American Woman

March 04, 2010

A 58-year-old African American woman comes for a follow-up visit after sustaining a fracture of the right radius, which occurred when she tripped on loose carpeting and broke her fall with an outstretched hand.

Primary Pyomyositis

October 01, 2008

A 59-year-old woman presents with right-sided, nonradiating, “aching” chest pain that has been continuous and increasing in severity for the past 3 days. It began as a tightness that gradually became more painful; it is aggravated by palpation and movement and has not been relieved by acetaminophen.