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  • A 20-Year-Old Woman With Nail Abnormalities and Vomiting A 20-year-old woman presents with flank pain and vomiting, along with periungual fibromas. What's the diagnosis?
  • 11 Oncologic Emergencies You Need to Know Medical emergencies can arise as complications of cancer itself and/or its treatment. It is critical that all clinicians, especially emergency medicine specialists, be aware of, and quickly recognize, the potential oncologic emergencies that may occur in these patients, as well as know how to provide urgent and effective care to manage such clinical crises.
  • Prostate Cancer Guidelines (2019) 2019 guidelines on prostate cancer by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.
  • Pancreatic Cancer Evaluation and Management Clinical Practice Guidelines (2019) 2019 clinical practice guidelines from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network on pancreatic cancer assessment and therapy.
  • Breast Cancer Guidelines (2019) 2019 guidelines on breast cancer by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN).
  • 9 Bug Bites You Need to Know Most insects and arachnids are benign, but some can inflict painful injuries or transmit harmful pathogens. Learn more about how to trace skin lesions back to the bugs causing them.
  • Hair Disorders: Finding the Root of the Problem Hair loss, or alopecia, can be associated with a wide variety of conditions, from genetic to autoimmune to infectious to environmental. Can you identify and distinguish the most common forms of hair loss?
  • Foreign Bodies: Curious Findings Common, curious, and often challenging, foreign bodies carry a unique set of presentations, risks, and treatment options.
  • Growth Disorders: 10 Cases of a Developing Problem Abnormal growth can be the first indicator of an underlying disease process in an apparently healthy-looking youngster. Can you identify the following growth disorders and their diagnostic strategies?
  • Testicular Disorders: Trouble Doesn't Always Come in Pairs The testes are vulnerable not only to external trauma but also to conditions such as varicocele, hydrocele, orchitis, torsion, cryptorchidism, abscesses, and testicular cancer. Learn more about recognizing and managing the causes of testicular pathology.
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Clinical Practice Guidelines (2019) 2019 clinical practice guidelines on pelvic inflammatory disease by the Collège National des Gynécologues et Obstétriciens Français (CNGOF) and Société de Pathologie Infectieuse de Langue Française (SPILF).
  • Ovarian/Tubal/Peritoneal Epithelial Cancer Guidelines (2019) 2019 joint French clinical practice guidelines on management of epithelial cancer of the ovary, fallopian tube, and primary peritoneum by FRANCOGYN, CNGOF, SFOG, and GINECO-ARCAGY.
  • Drug-Induced Liver Injury Clinical Practice Guidelines (2019) 2019 guidelines for drug-induced liver injury from the European Association for the Study of the Liver.
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis IPF is a chronic, progressive fibrosing interstitial pneumonia of unknown cause that primarily occurs in older adults. How do you identify and manage this frequently fatal condition?
  • Cutaneous Melanoma Clinical Practice Guidelines (2019) 2019 guidelines on systemic and adjuvant therapy for metastatic or unresectable cutaneous melanoma by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Bites and Stings Bugs and spiders can cause injuries that range from largely insignificant to potentially deadly. Make sure you're prepared for 'bite and sting' season with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Acute Myeloid Leukemia How much do you know about the etiology and findings in AML? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Bacterial Skin Infections: Can You Make the Diagnosis? Bacterial skin infections are very common, with presentations ranging from subtle to alarming. Can you correctly identify these lesions? Test your diagnostic acumen with our slideshow.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Prostate Cancer Treatment Decision-making in prostate cancer treatment can be nuanced. How much do you recall regarding the treatment of prostate cancer? Refresh your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Don't Bump the Bump: Trauma in Pregnancy Trauma is the leading nonobstetric cause of maternal death--and it occurs in an estimated 1 in 12 pregnancies. Learn about predisposing risk factors for, and causes and patterns of, injury in pregnant women, as well as how pregnancy changes affect their management after trauma.