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Consultant Vol 43 No 9

If your bedroom or other rooms in your home look a lot like this one,
you may be living in an asthma "nightmare"-an environment full of
potential causes of asthma attacks.

This asymptomatic lesion had been present on a 75-year-old man's right buttock for 2 to 3 years. The 0.5 cm in diameter nodule featured an irregular, flesh-colored surface.

An obese 55-year-old woman had intermittent dysuria and frequent urination for 4 days and fever, abdominal pain, and vomiting for 3 days. Her history included type 1 diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and angina; her medications included insulin, nifedipine, and nitroglycerin.

A 41-year-old man complained of upper abdominal pain and malaise of several months duration. He had emigrated to the United States from Korea 5 years earlier.

 
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