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A 56-year-old man with a history of radiation therapy to the hands presented with a 2-cm ulcerated lesion on his right palm. Biopsy revealed squamous-cell carcinoma.
#VisualAbstract: Benralizumab to Prevent COPD Exacerbations. See the full trial:
A 29-year-old man with aplastic anemia presented with fever, cough, and a rash with numerous papules, vesicles, pustules, and crusted vesicles. A diagnosis of disseminated varicella infection was made.
Medical students have higher rates of depression, suicidal ideation, and burnout than the general population. Schools have begun revisiting their procedures to ensure that they are doing everything possible to meet the #mentalhealth care needs of their students.
Just published: #Vaping use has rapidly increased. In this report from Wisconsin and Illinois Departments of Public Health, a severe respiratory illness in otherwise healthy young people is described.
A 36-year-old man was admitted to the ICU with an acute exacerbation of chronic #heartfailure . After a ventricular assist device was placed & anticoagulation therapy initiated, hemoptysis developed, and he expectorated a cast of the right bronchial tree.
A 66-year-old man presented with a 2-month history of abdominal bloating and worsening constipation. The physical examination revealed a painless pulsatile abdominal mass, which CT angiography revealed to be a large aortic aneurysm. Read the full case:
Medical students have higher rates of depression, suicidal ideation, and burnout than the general population and greater concerns about the stigma of mental illness. #meded
A 4-year-old boy makes a whistling sound while coughing. Bronchoscopy was performed, and an aspirated toy whistle was retrieved.