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Thalidomide for Recurrent Bleeding Due to Small-Intestinal Angiodysplasia
In a recent breakthrough study, thalidomide has been shown to significantly reduce recurrent bleeding in patients with small-intestinal angiodysplasia. This could pave the way for more effective treatments in the future.
Gastroenterology November 8th 2023
The Clinical Picture: Hyperpigmentation as a Clue to Addison Disease
A recent case study stresses the importance of considering Addison disease in patients presenting with long-standing hyperpigmentation. Notably, the patient’s potassium level was found to be 5.7 mmol/L (reference range 3.6–4.8) at admission.
Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism November 2nd 2023
Online Photo Diagnosis: Mooren’s Ulcer
This case study underscores the importance of personalized treatment in managing Mooren’s ulcer. The patient’s successful vision correction, achieved through a combination of corneal transplant, medication, and scleral lenses, highlights the potential for effective long-term management of this rare condition.
Optometry October 30th 2023
Cutaneous Metastasis from Gastric Carcinoma
This case study highlights the critical role of early diagnosis in managing alopecia neoplastica, a rare but significant indicator of metastatic spread in cancer patients. Learn more about the diagnostic challenges and implications for treatment.
Dermatology September 19th 2023
Simultaneous Presentation of Dual Pathologies Within the Oral Cavity: An Unusual and Diagnostically Challenging Presentation
Discover how a unique case of necrotising sialometaplasia and pericoronitis challenges conventional diagnostic approaches and underscores the importance of comprehensive testing. Learn more to enhance your diagnostic acumen.
Dentistry September 18th 2023