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  • Body Modifications: Dermatologic Reactions and Risks Body modifications are increasingly popular and can go far beyond simple piercings and tattoos. Keep current on the latest trends, risks, and adverse events.
  • Trivia Quiz: Weird ICD-10 Codes Because ICD codes attempt to be all-inclusive, the results can be bizarre. Can you spot the real ICD-10 codes? Test yourself with this quick trivia quiz.
  • Trivia Quiz: Diseases of World Leaders Do you know what diseases and health issues world leaders endured? Test yourself with this quick quiz.
  • Trivia Quiz: TV Doctors Sometimes surprisingly on-point but often wildly inaccurate, TV doctors lend the profession glamour. Test your knowledge of TV doctors past and present with this quick trivia quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Anal Fissures and Fistulas How much do you know about anal fissures and fistulas? Review clinical information, including key aspects of presentation and management, with this short quiz.
  • Sexual Abuse: The 'Hidden Pediatric Problem' Child sexual abuse is a global underrecognized and underreported problem. Learn how to diagnose and evaluate suspected victims of sexual abuse, as well as understand some key considerations when managing these patients.
  • FDA Drug Approvals, Infectious Disease — 2022 Midyear Review Stay current on FDA drug approvals in 2022
  • After Unprotected Sex, 50-Year-Old Has Rash, Severe Weakness A 50-year-old man who is unhoused presents with skin rash, significant weight loss, diarrhea, and severe weakness. He has multiple sex partners and does not use any protection. What's the diagnosis?
  • A 51-Year-Old Man Avoiding Sexual Intercourse Due to Rectal Pain A 51-year-old man has not been sexually active for the past 12 months because of cramping rectal pain. He has also had intermittent episodes of hematochezia for 6 months. Do you know what's wrong?
  • Fast Five Quiz: HIV PrEP: Selecting Appropriate Candidates How much do you know about selecting candidates for HIV PrEP? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Rapid Rx Quiz: Sleep Aids From indications to efficacy and safety concerns, how much do you know about melatonin and other sleep aids? Brush up on this group of medications with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Pets and Human Health Risks From bites and scratches to allergens and various infectious diseases, are you familiar with human health concerns caused by pets? Refresh and test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Patient Simulation: A 49-Year-Old Man With HIV and CVD Risk A 49-year-old man would like to discuss his medications and manage his comorbidities. How would you advise this patient?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Kidney Transplant Rejection Risk and Monitoring How familiar are you with kidney transplant, rejection risk, and monitoring? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Anal Cancer: The Fundamentals Anal cancer is fairly rare (~1-2% of all gastrointestinal cancers). Its incidence is rising in the HIV community, though it remains fairly stable in the non-HIV population. Learn about the identification and treatment of this disease, with a focus on squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the anus.
  • Deadly Skin Cancers Many skin cancers are highly curable if caught and treated early; how many of these do you recognize?
  • Pancreatic Cancer: Difficult Diagnosis, Ominous Outlook Pancreatic cancer is a leading cause of cancer deaths in both men and women. Approximately 80% of all pancreatic cancers are adenocarcinomas, with only 2% of exocrine pancreatic tumors diagnosed as benign. Do you know how to distinguish the different histologic subtypes and initiate appropriate treatment?
  • Alzheimer Disease: Diagnostic Challenges Alzheimer disease (AD) is the most common neurodegenerative disease and one of the major causes of disability in later life. Learn more about how to diagnose AD in clinical settings, especially before it reaches its end stage.
  • 15 Fingernail and Toenail Abnormalities The fingernails and toenails can show evidence of general medical conditions ranging from poor nutritional status to malignancy. How many of these do you recognize?
  • 17-Year-Old With Hair Loss, Dysmenorrhea, Thrush, and Diarrhea A 17-year-old girl presents with a history of oral fungal infections, diarrhea, recurrent abdominal pain, vomiting, dizziness, darkening of the skin and oral cavity, and fever. What is the diagnosis?