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Celiac Disease and Small Bowel Cancers: A Question of Risk

Despite numerous studies showing a potential association between celiac disease and small bowel cancer, there is a lack of data evaluating the risk of specific subtypes of small bowel cancer.
Dermatology

Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Skin

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Patients may describe a tender or scaly growth, frequently on a sun-exposed surface such as the face or dorsal hand. Lesions may be described as having been present “for years” or have rapidly increased in size over 2-3 weeks. Often…
Hospital Medicine

Adverse effects of rheumatologic drugs

Adverse effects of rheumatologic drugs I. Problem/Condition. A sizeable number of hospitalized patients are on anti-rheumatic medications. Agents include non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), corticosteroids, immunomodulators such as azathioprine, and biologic agents such as infliximab. These agents are associated with a variety of adverse events that could either represent the reason for inpatient admission or something…
Dermatology

Sebaceous Carcinoma (Sebaceous Gland Carcinoma, Sebaceous Cell Carcinoma, Meibomian Gland Carcinoma)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Characteristic findings on physical examination Sebaceous carcinoma (SC) has been termed the “great masquerader” of adnexal tumors. Its diverse clinical presentation does not allow for a characteristic illustration. Yet clinical awareness and diagnostic acumen are paramount given its aggressive and…
Pulmonary Medicine

Lung Cancer: General Considerations

What every physician needs to know: Lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer mortality worldwide. In the United States in 2015, there were an estimated 221,200 new cases of lung cancer and 158,040 deaths from the disease. Bronchogenic carcinoma, the most common type, refers to malignancies that originate in the lung parenchyma, trachea,…
Pulmonary Medicine

Nonthrombotic Pulmonary Embolism (Air, Amniotic Fluid, Fat, Tumor)

What every physician needs to know Nonthrombotic pulmonary embolism (NTPE) is embolization to the pulmonary circulation of different cell subtypes (adipocytes, hematopoietic, amniotic, trophoblastic or tumor), bacteria, fungi, foreign material, or gas. It is less common than pulmonary thromboembolism (Figure 1). Figure 1. Nonthrombotic pulmonary embolism (NTPE) is characterized as embolization to the pulmonary circulation…
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