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  • What the Eyes Tell You: 15 Abnormalities of the Lens Lens abnormalities are associated with many conditions, and they can occur at all ages. How many of these have you seen?
  • Baby Belly Aches: 7 Causes of Abdominal Pain in Pregnancy Evaluating the pregnant patient with abdominal pain has inherent challenges, and even the experienced clinician must be wary. Be sure you can safely rule the most worrisome diagnoses in or out.
  • 7 Bug Bites You Need to Know Most insects and arachnids are benign, but some can inflict painful injuries or transmit dangerous pathogens. Learn more about the potentially harmful effects of lice, ticks, mosquitoes, and other pests.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Prostate Cancer Diagnosis and Staging How familiar are you with the diagnosis and staging of prostate cancer? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Testicular Cancer Primary testicular tumors are the most common solid malignant tumor in men aged 20-35 years. Do you know key clinical aspects and the latest guidelines and recommendations? Take this short quiz.
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer: A Review of 3 Cases and Palliative Care Metastatic breast cancer, or stage IV or advanced breast cancer, is incurable, with a low 5-year survival. Review the symptoms/signs of metastatic spread and 3 patient cases, as well as guidelines for, barriers to, and opportunities for improvement in palliative care.
  • 10 Causes of Discolored Urine You probably know many of these potential causes of discolored urine, but others are less common. Here are 10 possible culprits to consider when your patient presents with unusually colored urine.
  • Lyme Disease Lyme disease can cause chronic, debilitating symptoms if treatment is delayed. Do you know what to look for?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Hepatitis C Are you able to identify symptoms and implement effective treatment for Hepatitis C? Test your knowledge with this quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Presentation/Diagnosis of hATTR How much do you know about the presentation and diagnosis of hATTR? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Iron-Deficiency Anemia Iron-deficiency anemia occurs when stores of iron are too low to support normal red blood cell production. Are you familiar with this condition? Test your knowledge with our quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Helicobacter pylori Presentation and Diagnosis How familiar are you with the presentation and diagnosis of H pylori? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • 5 Common-to-Rare Infant Skin Conditions Most newborn rashes are benign and require no treatment. Other infant skin conditions, however, need extensive evaluation and close follow-up to ensure the best possible outcomes.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Myelodysplastic Syndrome Pathology Are you familiar with the pathology of myelodysplastic syndrome? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: MDS Presentation and Diagnosis Are you familiar with the presentation and diagnosis of MDS? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Identifying Lesions on Skin of Color As US population demographics change, clinicians need to be familiar with variations in the prevalence and clinical presentation of dermatologic disease in people with skin of color. Learn how to recognize various lesions on skin of color.
  • Animal Bites: What You Need to Know Animal bites contribute significantly to US emergency department visits each year. Learn about the most common animal bites and their complications.
  • A 57-Year-Old Man With a Fever Who Can't Stop Bleeding A 57-year-old man presents with excessive bleeding that won't stop after a dental cleaning procedure. He had a fever 4-5 days earlier but describes no other symptoms. What's the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Treatment-Resistant HIV How familiar are you with the HIV treatment resistance? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Stage III Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) How much do you know about stage III NSCLC? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.