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HSV esophagitis

A 28-year-old man reports pain on swallowing of a week's duration. He is otherwise in good health. Upper endoscopy and tissue biopsy reveal the cause. What do you see?

The most frequently encountered cause of infection of the esophagus is Candida. Among viral causes HSV is the most common, followed by CMV.

Men who get more exercise during the week are less likely to experience nocturia, according to one of the first studies to look at the relationship between physical activity and this specific lower urinary tract symptom in men.

Even the mundane irritants of daily life may be harmful to men's health according to research from Oregon State University's Center for Health Aging Research.

In patients with HIV infection, early linkage to and retention in continuous HIV medical care are the most important components of care shown to improve health outcomes in this population.1 In the United States, approximately 7

Based on 2013 clinical guidelines, nearly three-quarters of HIV-infected patients with dangerous subclinical atherosclerotic plaque would not be considered for statin therapy, a new study finds.

HIV-infected patients have a 2-fold increased risk for MI vs HIV-negative patients. While many are treated for common risk factors, many of those do not reach clinical targets.

Hypertension and diabetes, hypertension and stroke/dementia, renal artery stenosis and hypertension in children, pulmonary arterial hypertension, portal hypertensive gastropathy, central retinal vein occlusion—a close look at some common hypertension-related conditions.

A 67-year-old woman noted the appearance of several non-tender, rock-hard, purple-colored nodules on her legs. Her medical history was significant for distant non-Hodgkin lymphoma. The violaceous color and configuration of the skin lesions suggests which of the following?

Allergic contact dermatitis is common, can be debilitating for patients, and may mimic other dermatoses.

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