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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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Myocarditis

Myocarditis, postpericardiotomy syndrome, double aortic arch, heart-hand syndromes, stroke, cardiac valvulopathy, hemochromatosis, myocardial rupture—these visual presentations cover a range of heart diseases and related problems.

This man had been taking vancomycin and piperacillin/tazobactam for 3 weeks for osteomyelitis. What does the rash look like to you?

The rash has been present for 2 years. Originally on the trunk and extremities it has now spread to her face and hands. She has been diagnosed as having and been unsuccessfully treated for nummular eczema and tinea corporis. What's your Dx?

Many caveats govern the management of hepatitis B during pregnancy. Do you know which antiviral drugs are classified as pregnancy category B?

Digital abnormalities; oral candidiasis and HIV-infection; extra dose of MMR; penile rash . . . here: a range of topics to challenge you.

A diagnosis of adenovirus had been made at an urgent care center and zinc-oxide diaper cream was recommended. The rash did not respond and the child grew more irritable. There's more to the case, here.

The answer to this question has long been considered to be, "yes" and for what seem to be logical reasons related to the nature of chronic pain. But, where's the science to support the belief?

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