A MKSAP case study of menorrhagia marks the return of this popular feature to ACP Internist.
The test of choice for confirming the diagnosis of atrial septal defect suspected on physical examination is transthoracic echocardiography.
A 28-year-old woman is evaluated in the emergency department for a 1-week history of progressive headache associated with nausea and vomiting. Medical history is significant for HIV infection. She is nonadherent to her antiretroviral therapy regimen
On examination, compared with the previous day's findings, the patient appears to be in more pain, visual acuity of the right eye is worse with Snellen's test, and the
A 35-year-old man with a 20-year history of type 1 diabetes mellitus is undergoing preoperative evaluation for renal transplantation.
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Laboratory test results include normal chemistries, a negative anti-nuclear antibody (ANA) test, and a normal complete blood count other than a leukocyte count of 13.8 10. ... Lupus is also associated with nonerosive joint pain and interstitial lung
A 64-year-old man is evaluated in the emergency department for acute onset of vision loss in the left eye, which began 1 hour ago. He can barely see his own hands in front of his eye. He has no eye pain. Following a physical exam, eye exam, and lab
Tenofovir, emtricitabine, and raltegravir are used to treat HIV infection. This drug combination would be an appropriate choice for HIV-related PAN, but the patient's HIV test is negative and
A urine pregnancy test is negative. Samples are obtained for nucleic acid amplification testing for Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis.