March 20th 2023
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February 28th 2023
Study Emphasizes Primary Care’s Crucial Role in Combatting COVID-19-related Mental IllnessAugust 10th 2021
Compared to psychiatrists and subspecialists, the proportion of visits to primary care was higher for patients with depression or anxiety and any mental illness in a new cross-sectional study.
Can You Identify These Facial Findings?December 31st 2006
A 24-year-old African American man presents for a routine eye examination. Theocular findings are unremarkable; however, well-circumscribed areas of whitenedskin are noted on his forehead and hands (A and B). The patient reportsthat the patchy loss of pigment has been progressing over a number of years.
Air-Filled Foreign Body in Lower Abdominal and Pelvic Regions and Chondrodermatitis Nodularis Chronica HelicisJuly 2nd 2006
A 56-year-old man presented tothe emergency department with ahistory of constipation, abdominalpain, and blood-stained mucusdrainage from the rectum. The patienthad no fever; vital signs werestable. A vague fullness was felt in thelower abdomen. Rectal examinationrevealed anal warts; a patulous analsphincter; and a smooth, mobile, firmmass above the dentate line.
Extensive Ecchymoses After a Fall: Aspirin- and Ginkgo-Related and Arm Pain Caused by Tip of a Broken Needle in Patient With a History of Injection Drug UseAugust 1st 2002
A 72-year-old man slipped and fell backward in the bathroom, hitting hishead on the toilet seat; he suffered only minimal discomfort. The followingday, he presented with mild back pain and extensive bruising.