Oral Medicine

 
8 New Drugs Approved for Primary Care: Q3 2021
October 08, 2021

The first vaccine against COVID-19, 2 new treatments for migraine, a novel topical agent for atopic dermatitis, and 4 more recently approved drugs of interest to primary care.

In HIV-HCV–Coinfected Patients, How to Avoid Hepatic Decompensation?
November 12, 2013

Patients coinfected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) and HIV can develop rapidly progressive liver fibrosis.

Is There a Best Regimen for Initial Antiretroviral Therapy?
November 09, 2013

First of all, it is important to know what exactly is meant by “the best.”

Dark Mole-Dark Harbinger?
November 06, 2013

Would you worry about this asymptomatic lesion? What are the symptoms of achalasia? Test your clinical mettle against this week's 5 questions.

Chilblains (Pernio)
November 05, 2013

Chilblains (Pernio) is typically caused by an abnormal vascular response to non-freezing cold exposure.

Black Hairy Tongue Associated With Treatment for Bipolar Disorder
November 01, 2013

Black hairy tongue is benign and self-limited. It is caused by abnormal hypertrophy and elongation of filiform lingual papillae with associated discoloration.

Diabetes, Intussusception, Celiac Disease: Take the Weekly Quiz
November 01, 2013

Among the disorders in the spotlight this week: intussusception, Celiac disease, sickle cell disease. See how well you do.

Pearls From the Emergency Medical Literature
October 29, 2013

Here: tips from top articles culled from the emergency medical literature, with take-home lessons for primary care.

Mostly GI, with Pain and CAP for Good Measure
October 25, 2013

This week: 3 questions on GI disorders, 1 Pneumonia, and the link between the brain and pain. Can you answer all 5 questions?

Treatment-Resistant Annular Rash
October 25, 2013

Antifungal creams haven't made a dent in this intermittent rash. What is this lesion?