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CASE STUDY OF THE MONTH

       
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A case study in JAMA Internal Medicine reports on two patients that experienced severe liver injury onset during treatment with the oral anticoagulant rivaroxaban.
       



Clinical Challenges

Clinical Challenge: Rash Around Mouth for One Year

Clinical Challenge: Rash Around Mouth for One Year

A 13-year-old boy presents with a chief complaint of a rash around his mouth, which has been present for approximately ...

Clinical Challenge: Painless Bleeding Nodule on the Shoulder

Clinical Challenge: Painless Bleeding Nodule on the Shoulder

A 9-year-old boy came in for an evaluation of a lesion on his right posterior shoulder that developed approximately three ...

Clinical Challenge: Facial Lesions in a Patient With Seizures

Clinical Challenge: Facial Lesions in a Patient With Seizures

A 6-year-old patient presents with lesions on his forehead and face. His mother reports he has a history of seizures. ...

Clinical Challenge: Patient With Erosions and Reddish Urine

Clinical Challenge: Patient With Erosions and Reddish Urine

A 50-year-old white man presents complaining he’s had blisters and erosions on the back of his hands, forearms and posterior ...

Clinical Challenge: Painful, Recurring Oral Eruption

Clinical Challenge: Painful, Recurring Oral Eruption

A patient aged 35 years presented with a painful eruption in his mouth that started five days prior. Two days ...

Case Studies

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.

Case Study: Young Man With Difficulty Lifting Right Arm

Case Study: Young Man With Difficulty Lifting Right Arm

An adolescent presented with persistent upper-extremity pain, redness, and 
axillary swelling upon lifting weights.

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