What’s Diabetes Got to Do With It?

September 3, 2014

A new tender lesion in a man with T2 diabetes; hypertension and gout; TMJ osteochondroma . . . your answers to questions on these and other maladies?

Question 1:

A 61-year-old man with type 2 diabetes presented with a mildly tender lesion on the dorsum of the right arm. He had a history of actinic keratoses and multiple nonmelanoma skin cancers.

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Question 2:

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Question 3:

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Question 4:

Radiographs of a 62-year-old man with a persistent snoring problem revealed temporomandibular joint (TMJ) osteochondroma.

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Question 5:

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is painful and debilitating, and patients sometimes face life-threatening complications.

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ANSWER KEY:

Question 1. A

Question 2. A

Question 3. C

Question 4. E

Question 5. G