A 27-Year-Old Woman With Facial Rash: USMLE Question A 27-Year-Old Woman With Facial Rash: USMLE Question

A 27-year-old woman presents with fatigue, joint pain, and facial rash. What study or investigation is the best next step?Osmosis
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Authors: Chen S, Ye M Abstract Mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) is a subtype of B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Heterogeneous and extensive lymphadenopathy is the most common clinical manifestation. Although skeletal involvement is not uncommon in other types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, primary bone MCL is rare. The present study reported a case of primary tibia MCL in a 50-year-old male presenting with left tibia pain and a rapidly growing lump. Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging scans revealed a progressive lesion in the cortical bone and surrounding soft tissue mass. A positron emission computed tomography s...
Source: Oncology Letters - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncol Lett Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 22 October 2018Source: Arthroscopy TechniquesAuthor(s): Gun Min Youn, Brittany M. Woodall, Nicholas Elena, Edward C. Shin, Neil Pathare, Patrick J. McGahan, James L. ChenAbstractBone marrow aspirate concentrate is commonly harvested to obtain mesenchymal stem cells, progenitor cells, and growth factors. The iliac crest is the most common donor site for bone marrow harvesting and is associated with donor site morbidity of an additional incision and pain from the harvest. Iliac crest harvesting can be cumbersome because it often requires different patient positioning from the surgical proce...
Source: Arthroscopy Techniques - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
A Saint Louis University scientist will use $4.5 million in grant money from the National Institutes of Health for separate studies on the side effects of chemotherapy and those from opioids. Daniela Salvemini, a SLU professor of pharmacology and physiology who focuses on pain research, will use a more than $2.8 million NIH grant to study chemotherapy-induced cognitive impairment (CICI), or so-called "chemo-brain," that can be experienced by cancer patients. CICI is a major neurotoxi c side effect…
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Publication date: Available online 22 October 2018Source: The Lancet NeurologyAuthor(s): Tony Kirby
Source: The Lancet Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 22 October 2018Source: The LancetAuthor(s): Uwe Reuter, Peter J Goadsby, Michel Lanteri-Minet, Shihua Wen, Peggy Hours-Zesiger, Michel D Ferrari, Jan KlattSummaryBackgroundA substantial proportion of patients with migraine does not respond to, or cannot tolerate, oral preventive treatments. Erenumab is a novel CGRP-receptor antibody with preventive efficacy in migraine. We assessed its efficacy and tolerability in patients with episodic migraine in whom previous treatment with two-to-four migraine preventives had been unsuccessful.MethodsLIBERTY was a 12-week, double-blind, placebo-contro...
Source: The Lancet - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 22 October 2018Source: The Egyptian Heart JournalAuthor(s): Siva Subramaniyan, Neeraj Pandit, Ranjit Kumar Nath, Ajay Raj, Athar Kamal, Deepankar VatsaAbstractBackgroundIt is well established fact that acute coronary occlusion leads to diastolic dysfunction, followed by systolic dysfunction when myonecrosis occur. It is also proven that primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PPCI) is an excellent therapy for ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) to improve outcomes. However there is a paucity of information on efficacy of PPCI in improving diastolic function. Evaluation of the r...
Source: The Egyptian Heart Journal - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
The objective of the study was to clarify whether there is a relationship between the presence of headache in young volunteers and the mastication muscle tone. Material and Method. Volunteers aged 18 years who underwent general dental examination, clinical evaluation, and examination using the dual-axis diagnostic system Research Diagnostic Criteria for Temporomandibular Disorders (RDC/TMD) form in the Polish language version participated in the study. On the basis of the examination results, these individuals were divided into three groups according to RDC results. A group of healthy individuals (axis I value 0), a group ...
Source: Pain Research and Management - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: Pain Res Manag Source Type: research
The objective of this study was to investigate the influence of visible physical signs on caregiver's patient-centered and empathetic behaviours in chronic pain context. Methods: A convenience sample of 21 nurses and 21 physicians participated in a descriptive study. PCC and empathy were evaluated from self-assessment and observer's assessment using a video of real patients with chronic pain. Results: The results show that caregivers have demonstrated an intraindividual variability: PCC and empathetic behaviours of the participants were significantly higher for patients who have visible signs of pain (rheumatoid ...
Source: Pain Research and Management - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: Pain Res Manag Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 23 October 2018Source: Anaesthesia Critical Care &Pain MedicineAuthor(s): A Godier, D Garrigue, D Lasne, P Fontana, F Bonhomme, JP Collet, E de Maistre, B Ickx, Y Gruel, M Mazighi, P Nguyen, A Vincentelli, P Albaladejo, T LecompteAbstractThe French Working Group on Perioperative Haemostasis (GIHP) and the French Study Group on Haemostasis and Thrombosis (GFHT) in collaboration with the French Society for Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine (SFAR) drafted up-to-date proposals on the management of antiplatelet therapy for non-elective invasive procedures or bleeding complications. T...
Source: Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 22 October 2018Source: Anaesthesia Critical Care &Pain MedicineAuthor(s): Janattul-Ain Jamal, Claire Roger, Jason A. Roberts
Source: Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research
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