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  • 6 Body Modifications: Dermatologic Risks and Adverse Reactions Body modifications/piercings have become increasingly mainstream over the past few decades. However, the risks of adverse events with these procedures may be overlooked or understated. Do you recognize the following body modifications and related potential complications?
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • A 52-Year-Old Man With a Hole in His Jaw and Alcoholism A 52-year-old-man referred to dentistry for dentures presents with a large opening in the left retromolar area. What's the diagnosis?
  • 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.
  • Fast Five Quiz: HIV Globally, 38 million individuals are living with HIV/AIDS. Medical advances are allowing for longer lives. Do you know associated conditions to watch for and best treatment? Test yourself with our quick quiz.
  • 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: HIV in Older Adults How much do you know about caring for older adults with HIV? Test yourself with this quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: HIV Infection and Inflammation How much do you know about HIV and inflammation? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Deadly Skin Cancers Although many skin cancers are highly curable if detected early and appropriately treated, certain types are particularly aggressive and have a propensity for invasion and metastasis.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Anal Conditions Although anal conditions are common, many patients are reluctant to discuss them, leading to delays in care. Do you know best practices for recognizing and treating these issues? Take this quick quiz.
  • Fingernail and Toenail Abnormalities: Nail the Diagnosis The nails of the hands and feet can provide many clues about a patient's overall health. Test your knowledge of the following fingernail and toenail abnormalities.
  • FDA Approvals, Highlights, and Summaries: Infectious Disease Stay Current on new FDA Drug Approvals.
  • 12 Rashes You Need to Know: Common Dermatologic Diagnoses Skin rashes are common patient complaints. Although many symptoms overlap, there are identifiable factors for each disease. Can you identify these rashes?
  • Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers You Need to Know Nonmelanoma skin cancer is the most common form of human neoplasia, with millions of cases diagnosed annually. Do you know which of these cases are most likely to metastasize?
  • 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.
  • Fast Five Quiz: HIV Pre- and Postexposure Prophylaxis Are you familiar with the best strategies for PrEP and PEP? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Follicular Lymphoma How much do you know about follicular lymphoma? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • 11 Community-Acquired Infections From the COVID-19 pandemic to the emergence of antimicrobial-resistant disorders, community-acquired infections have gained increasing focus in the healthcare community and in the media.
  • Cutaneous and Mucosal Manifestations of Viral Diseases Viral infections can cause a range of cutaneous and mucosal manifestations, from isolated lesions to generalized exanthems. Learn more about recognizing and managing the findings associated with various viruses.