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Rapidly Fading Rash After Ski Weekend
This woman was snowboarding over a very cold weekend and developed a pustular rash at night after her activities.
Perioral Blistering and Crusting
A 32-year-old woman presents with recurrent episodes of lip swelling associated with massive, painful blister formation and crusting. What is this?
Hairy Brownish Patch
This asymptomatic, hyperpigmented lesion was first noted 5 years earlier on the left upper back of a 16-year-old boy. A nevus? Cafe au lait spot?
5 Curious Medical Cases From 2014
Here: a gallery of 5 unusual clinical cases and images from our partner Figure 1.
Swollen Hands—What’s Biting?
These 2 patients presented with a swollen hand and rapidly proximally progressive edema secondary to a bite. What creature did the biting?
Pneumatosis Cystoides Intestinalis: What’s the Truth?
This radiograph from a 53-year-old woman revealed esophageal stricture with proximal dilatation in addition to pneumoperitoneum. Pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis (PCI) was diagnosed.
Taking the Venom Out of Snake Bites
Reactions range from mild and localized to life-threatening and even fatal. All bites must be treated as true emergencies.
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