Case Studies

CASE STUDY OF THE MONTH

       
    Case Study: What's Accelerating These Diabetic Complications?

Mrs. S came into the office because she was too tired to do her household chores. She had lost weight and was "really afraid there's something wrong."
       



Clinical Challenges

Clinical Challenge: Itchy Lesions Around the Lips

Clinical Challenge: Itchy Lesions Around the Lips

A patient, aged 28 years, presents with complaints of one day of very itchy lesions around her lips.

Clinical Challenge: "Funny Tongue" in Patient

Clinical Challenge: "Funny Tongue" in Patient

A 35-year-old woman presents complaining about the appearance of her tongue. She said she had never really been bothered by ...

Clinical Challenge: Progressive Hair Loss With Scarring

Clinical Challenge: Progressive Hair Loss With Scarring

A 45-year-old black patient presents complaining of hair loss that has been progressive over several years. Topical corticosteroids have not ...

Clinical Challenge: Purplish Bumps on the Forearm

Clinical Challenge: Purplish Bumps on the Forearm

A patient, aged 24 years, presented with complaints of purplish bumps on his forearm. On physical exam, similar lesions on ...

Clinical Challenge: Desquamating Full-Body Rash in HIV-Positive Patient

Clinical Challenge: Desquamating Full-Body Rash in HIV-Positive Patient

A patient, aged 50 years, presented with complaints of a full body desquamating skin rash that had lasted several weeks. ...

Case Studies

Case Study: What's Accelerating These Diabetic Complications?

Case Study: What's Accelerating These Diabetic Complications?

Heavy metal exposure from a patient's well water accelerated multisystem damage associated with diabetes.

Numbness, Tingling, Weakness, and Coolness in a 'Jammed' Hand

Numbness, Tingling, Weakness, and Coolness in a 'Jammed' Hand

A man tells the orthopedics clinic staff about odd sensations in his hand a week after a car accident.

Hair Loss in a Female Patient with Diabetes: What's the Cause?

Hair Loss in a Female Patient with Diabetes: What's the Cause?

Are hormonal changes to blame, or something else?

Spreading Rash on Shin: What Does it Signify?

Spreading Rash on Shin: What Does it Signify?

A "bruise" from a minor injury continues to linger for weeks.

Case Study: Inadequate Glycemic Control for 5 Years

Case Study: Inadequate Glycemic Control for 5 Years

Despite adhering to lifestyle modifications, a woman's glycemic control remains inadequate.

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