March 23, 2018

Test your dermatology detective skills! What is your diagnosis?

I received a call from a nursing home staff nurse who stated that this patient “suddenly had blisters appear on the right forearm, wrist to elbow. […]
March 23, 2018

Alphabet Soup: Abnormal Uterine Bleeding (AUB) and PALM COEIN

Abnormal uterine bleeding in reproductive age women is a common presenting problem in both primary care and women’s health care practices.  Historically, there have been many […]
March 16, 2018

Implantable Device to Monitor Heart Failure

In the past year, the FDA has approved use of an implantable device to monitor heart failure management via measurement of the pulmonary artery pressure. Approved […]
March 3, 2018

Where is my hair?

Alopecia categories: Anagen alopecia appears to be broken off or tapered.  It may occur suddenly due to autoimmune disease, inherited loose anagen syndrome or chemotherapy.  If […]
February 28, 2018

Osteoporosis Update

When it comes to the topic of osteoporosis, this is a disease state that can truly be a “silent” disorder, with many only being diagnosed after […]
February 26, 2018

What’s Going on Down There?

Vulvovaginitis is inflammation of the vulva and vaginal tissues and is characterized by vaginal discharge and/or vulvar itching and irritation as well as possible vaginal odor.  […]
February 26, 2018

Implantable Device to Monitor Heart Failure

In the past year the FDA has approved use of an implantable device to monitor heart failure management via measurement of the pulmonary artery pressure. Approved […]
February 23, 2018

Clot ‘Til You Drop: Venothrombotic Events

There are many ways to classify pulmonary embolism, but the best clinical definition would depend on the hemodynamic consequences.  For example, massive pulmonary embolism can be […]
February 8, 2018

Plantar Fasciitis, A Real Pain in the…Foot

Do you ever notice that when you see a condition that you possibly haven’t seen in a while, all of a sudden it seems that everyone […]
February 1, 2018

Hidradenitis Suppurativa: A Disease Underdiagnosed and Undertreated

Intro Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a chronic and progressive skin disease that is often misdiagnosed, incorrectly treated or under-treated. Providers need to be more vigilant for […]

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