A 72-year-old man is evaluated for a 1-year history of progressively impaired gait and balance. He reports that he walks more slowly and is not as agile as he used to be, attributing a recently increased number of falls to not paying enough
A 32-year-old man is evaluated for a 2-month history of painless, violaceous skin nodules with surrounding edema on the chest, back, and lower extremities. He reports that he has sex with men. Medical history is significant for AIDS, with a CD4 cell
Test yourself with this quiz from DynaMed Plus. Screening for breast cancer refers to any test performed on a woman without current signs or symptoms of breast cancer, with the goal ... Mammography remains the screening test of choice. However, for
A 46-year-old woman is evaluated for a 3-month history of a rash during the summertime. She is otherwise well and takes no medications. Following a physical exam, exam of the rash, and lab studies, what is the most likely diagnosis?.
A 50-year-old man is evaluated for a 6-month history of dysphagia. He describes a sensation of both solids and liquids sticking in the midesophageal area. This sensation has slowly worsened over time. He also describes intermittent midsternal
A 68-year-old man is evaluated in the emergency department for a 5-day history of an asymptomatic rash on the upper back and upper arms. The lesions grew suddenly and are neither pruritic nor painful. The patient has had associated fevers. He has a
The left panel of this angiography shows thrombosis of the right carotid artery such as might occur in a patient who presents to the emergency department with an acute symptomatic ischemic stroke. The right panel demonstrates the return of vascular
460 µg/24 h (1,268 nmol/24 h). Urine potassium, spot test:. 45 mEq/L (45 mmol/L) (normal, 17-164 mEq/L [17-164 mmol/L]).
Antinuclear antibodytest results are negative, and anti-Ro/SSAantibody test results are positive. ... matosusD: Systemic lupus erythematosus. See Test Yourself, page 16, for answer.
B: Immediate surgeryC: Start infliximabD: Start intravenous hydrocortisone. See Test Yourself, page 12, for answer.