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
A 32-year-old woman is evaluated for a new rash on her legs. She was diagnosed with pyelonephritis 4 days ago and was started on a 7-day regimen of trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole based on urine culture and sensitivity data; her urinary symptoms have
Additional laboratory findings in patients with G6PD deficiency include a negative direct and indirect anti-globulin (Coombs) test and the presence of “bite” or “blister” cells produced when accumulated oxidized hemoglobin ... The direct
Test Yourself MKSAP image 2010, American College of Physicians, Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP.
Chest radiographs are shown. Test Yourself MKSAP images 2010, American College of Physicians, Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP.
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
Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?.
A 56-year-old woman is evaluated for a 2-year history of joint pain and stiffness of the hands.
A 30-year-old woman is evaluated in the emergency department of a community hospital for a 2-week history of fatigue, malaise, low-grade fever and intermittent epistaxis.
A 52-year-old woman is evaluated for a 1-month history of a spreading rash on her back, chest, and arms. She has been using over-the-counter topical glucocorticoids without relief. She does not have any other associated symptoms and otherwise feels