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Contact Dermatitis, Devices/Implants

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Patients with putative allergic reactions to devices or implants will present with a history of exposure to metals with prior sensitivity. This may take the form of an allergic reaction to a body piercing or watch/belt buckle and/or difficulties with…
Shoulder and Elbow

Septic Arthritis About the Shoulder: Glenohumeral, Acromioclavicular, and Sternoclavicular Joints

The Problem Septic arthritis of the native shoulder is an uncommon orthopaedic infection, yet prompt diagnosis and treatment is essential for prevention of potential long-term morbidity. The glenohumeral (GH), acromioclavicular (AC), and sternoclavicular (SC) joints are all subject to septic arthritis and each must be treated quickly to preserve the function of the shoulder girdle…
Obstetrics and Gynecology

Endometrial Cancer – Rare endometrial cancers-clear cell, UPSC

Endometrial Cancer: Rare endometrial cancers—Uterine Papillary Serous Carcinoma (UPSC, USC) and Clear Cell Carcinoma (CC) of the endometrium 1. Demographics Endometrial cancer is the most common gynecologic malignancy in the United States with approximately 60,000 new cases and 10,470 deaths per year. The majority of women with endometrial cancer (approximately 80%) will present with early-stage…
Hospital Medicine

Sickle cell anemia

Sickle cell anemia I. What every physician needs to know. Sickle cell disease is a term used to describe a variety of genotypes and disease states associated with the hemoglobin sickle cell (HbS) gene and the sickling of red blood cells (RBCs). The HbS gene develops from a mutation in the sixth codon of the…


OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has urticaria? What are the typical findings for this disease? Urticaria is a vascular reaction of the skin marked by the transient appearance of smooth, slightly elevated patches (wheals) that are pale or slightly erythematous and that are often attended by severe pruritus…
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