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This young woman's fingers become cold and white intermittently during the winter months since she moved to the northeast from the Caribbean. She also describes intermittent shortness of breath. What do you suspect?
Incidental Lytic Lesion Seen on Chest Radiograph
Chest x-ray in an older man confirmed a diagnosis of pneumonia but revealed an asymptomatic lesion in the left humerus. What is in the differential?
Pyoderma Gangrenosum: An Uncommon Cause of Cutaneous Ulceration
The lesions may mimic infectious, vascular, inflammatory and other ulcers; they do not respond to antibiotics and debridement often exacerbates the ulcer.
Lemierre Syndrome: A Forgotten Disease
Symptoms closely resemble "strep" throat but suspicion for Lemierre should run high when pharyngitis and fever persist.
5 Seasonal Ills Spawned by Summer
Asthma and allergy symptoms, lupus, Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, southern tick–associated rash illness—several seasonal disorders are brought to light in this concise slideshow.
7 Reasons Why Summer Sun Might Not Be So Fun
Phototoxicity, venous lakes, polymorphic light eruption, keratoacanthhoma—this photo essay brings common solar scourges into focus.
Patients with dermatitis herpetiformis should be referred for consultation with a gastroenterologist for evaluation and follow-up.
Herpes-Associated Erythema Multiforme
This self-limited albeit recurrent condition is often triggered by antigenic stimuli, including infections, most often HSV, and medications.
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