Dermatology Features

Derm Dx: White spots on sun-damaged skin

A 65-year-old man presents for an annual skin check. He complains of many white spots on his arms. The patient has a history of several ...

Derm Dx: Sparse hair since birth

A 3-year-old male presents with an area of very sparse hair at the left anterior hairline. His parents state that this abnormality was present at ...

Extremely pruritic rash on the back and chest

A woman, aged 64 years, presented with an itchy rash on her back and chest of several weeks' duration. She reported that small red dots ...

Facial pustules after radiation treatment

A man, aged 79 years, was referred by his radiation oncologist for treatment of a rash on his face and oral cavity. The man had ...

Clinical features

Meeting the nutritional needs of toddlers

Meeting the nutritional needs of toddlers

Optimal nutrition in early childhood supports growth and development and can encourage lifelong healthy eating habits.

Advisor Forum

Intermittent budesonide as effective as daily Tx for asthma

Intermittent budesonide as effective as daily Tx for asthma

Budesonide given only during acute respiratory illness may prevent asthma as effectively as daily budesonide in young children with a history of wheezing.

Treatment briefs

No benefit with arthroscopic surgery for knee OA

No benefit with arthroscopic surgery for knee OA

Arthroscopic partial meniscectomy does not improve degenerative medial meniscus tear symptoms in patients without knee osteoarthritis.

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