Practical Guidance, Clinical Photo Archive and Headlines for Primary Care Clinicians
Consultantlive.com photo essays visually explore a disease state with cases of common and uncommon presentation, each accompanied by details on etiology, diagnosis, and special considerations. Start your virtual exploration here, with problems of the heart.
Tinea versicolor presents with hyperpigmented and hypopigmented coalescing thin scaly plaques and macules. Typically they appear on the trunk and the upper back. It is more common in warm humid climates.
This patient's presenting symptom, in the context of his overall health, should prompt orders for which follow-up studies?
Denied claims take revenue off your balance sheet and frustrate the staff tasked with processing them. Are any of the top 5 here familiar to you?
Ecstasy ingestion should be high on the list of differential diagnoses for young patients who present with acute, unexplained encephalopathy.
Test your knowledge of this GI finding with questions on diagnosis, laboratory screening, and removal.
Is this lesion a skin cancer? Does organophosphate poisoning cause syncope? How is tinea pedia complex best treated? Try your hand at this week’s quiz questions.
Progressive numbness in 3 fingers on both hands led this computer programmer to diagnose himself as having carpal tunnel syndrome. But, there's more to this story.
In its classic form, ALS affects motor neurons at 2 or more levels supplying multiple regions of the body.
Mental illness is a risk factor for HIV infection. It brings a number of behavioral correlates that put patients at risk for getting infected. As HIV infection worsens, it begins to affect the brain, and cyclical relationship between the disease and mental illness begins.
Here, HIV/AIDS specialist, Dr Susan Ball, answers 6 questions about HIV infection that primary care clinicians commonly ask.