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  • An Accountant With Worsening Bilateral Neck Masses A 66-year-old man presents with bilateral, palpable, nontender neck masses. The patient states that the lesions first appeared about 2 months ago and have been progressing. What's the diagnosis?
  • A Sexually Active 30-Year-Old Woman With Rash and Wrist Pain A 30-year-old woman has wrist pain, fever, chills, and a rash. She has been sexually active with three partners and had a miscarriage within the past year. What's the diagnosis?
  • Seizures in a 42-Year-Old Who Left a Hospital Against Advice A 42-year-old comatose man is brought to the emergency department. He had experienced two episodes of loss of consciousness along with urinary incontinence and myoclonic jerks. What's the diagnosis?
  • Alcohol Abuse: Complications and Consequences People who chronically abuse alcohol are at increased risk for cirrhosis, GI bleeding, pancreatitis, cardiomyopathy, trauma, mental health disorders, and a wide variety of cancers. Learn more about the potentially devastating complications of excessive, long-term alcohol use.
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  • A Sexually Active 23-Year-Old With Seizures and Tongue Pain A 23-year-old man with malaise, fatigue, weight loss, and diminished appetite has progressively declining mental status. What's the diagnosis?
  • Visual Findings of 9 Sexually Transmitted Infections Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are a common occurrence, but many lesions can be readily mistaken for other diseases. Can you make an accurate diagnosis in these conditions?
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  • Fast Five Quiz: Pneumococcal Infections What do you know about Streptococcus pneumoniae infections and their treatment? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • FDA Drug Approvals, Infectious Disease — 2021 Midyear Review Stay current on FDA drug approvals in 2021
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Guidelines (CDC, 2021) 2021 clinical practice guidelines on the treatment of sexually transmitted infections from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, published in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
  • 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.
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