An Elderly Man With a Lung Mass and Neurologic SymptomsSeptember 28th 2011
A 71-year-old man was admitted to the MICU for weaning from mechanical ventilation. The history revealed a global decline over the previous 3 to 4 weeks predominated by cognitive impairment, mood swings, somnolence, and limb weakness. No respiratory symptoms were noted.
Are These Hyperpigmented Lesions Cause for Concern?December 15th 2010
A 26-year-old white male aviator presents to his primary care physician for his annual military physical examination. The patient is healthy, takes no medications, and has no history of serious medical disorders. Genital examination reveals multifocal, confluent, slightly variegated, hyperpigmented macules with irregular borders located in a circumferential distribution on the penile shaft and glans.
Dermclinic: A 4-Case Quiz on FingernailsApril 2nd 2008
Case 1: During the past few weeks, a 14-year-old boy has noticed blood on the proximal nail folds of the second and third fingers of his dominant hand. He denies any pain or pruritus. The patient is otherwise healthy and takes no prescription medications.Which of these questions do you ask the patient?A. What sports do you play?B. What are your extracurricular activities?C. Do you bite your nails?D. Do you take any over-the-counter medications or alternative remedies?E. All of the above. (Answer on next page.)