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Taking Cardiovascular Issues to Heart: A Photo Essay

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.

 

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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.

These asymptomatic plaques developed on the legs of a 59-year-old woman with diabetes mellitus and pulmonary sarcoidosis. Biopsy showed a granulomatous infiltrate of epithelioid histiocytes and multinucleated giant cells surrounded by lymphocytes “layered” throughout the dermis.What’s your diagnosis?

Seborrheic keratosis

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.

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