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Test your knowledge of this GI finding with questions on diagnosis, laboratory screening, and removal.

For carcinoid tumors of the GI, the rate of metastasis is related to size. Small tumors may be resected endoscopically but lesions 1 cm or larger require surgical resection.

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.

Health insurance is complex. Eating out is easy—unless you were to involve your health insurance company.

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.

Recovery from a hemopneumothorax had progressed well for this 29-year-old man until today when he presents to the ED with dyspnea and pleuritic chest pain. What do you see on the chest x-ray?

Persistent symptoms of hemothorax or pneumothorax, in the absence of new x-ray findings require further inquiry, including chest CT, to rule out PE.

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?

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