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Clinical Challenge: Diarrhea and Dark Legs

A 72-year-old woman with a history of lung cancer and hypertension presents to the emergency department with diarrhea, which has persisted for 1 to 2 weeks, and darkening of her right lower limb. What is your diagnosis?
Ob/Gyn Information Center

Noninvasive Prenatal Screening for Fetal Aneuploidy

Researchers provide a comprehensive overview of prenatal screening for fetal aneuploidies, including traditional serum screening, ultrasound imaging, and cell-free DNA testing.
Obstetrics and Gynecology

Short cervix on ultrasound

Incidentally Discovered Short Cervix 1. What every clinician should know Clinical features and incidence Transvaginal ultrasound (TVU) cervical length (CL) is a screening test for prediction of preterm birth (PTB). A normal cervix is about 25-60 mm long outside of pregnancy and up to 28 weeks of gestation. After 28 weeks, even women destined to…
Advisor Forum

ULTRASOUND FOR RECALCITRANT PODAGRA

On several occasions when my patient’s podagra has been unresponsive to colchicine and indomethacin, I have had remarkable results with ultrasound to the big toe. What do your experts think?—Stanley Miller, MD, Goodyear, Ariz. I am not aware that others have utilized this therapy, but its success is surprising since mechanical disruption of gouty tophi…
Cardiology

Intravascular Ultrasound

General description of procedure, equipment, technique Intravascular ultrasound provides cross-sectional (tomographic) views of the artery to assess the anatomy. The catheters are approximately 1 mm in diameter and consist of two types: A mechanical catheter in which the ultrasound crystal rotates around the catheter within a protective sheath A multiple array catheter with multiple crystals…
Consultations

Gallbladder mystery

Should a patient with a negative abdominal ultrasound be referred for cholecystectomy?
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