The Clinical Picture

The Clinical Picture

Pseudo-Ludwig angina

A woman on heparin developed a hematoma on the floor of her mouth that threatened to block her airway.

The Clinical Picture

Thinker’s sign

In a patient with orthopnea, pressure of the elbows on the thighs can cause hyperpigmentation and skin thickening.

The Clinical Picture

A right atrial mass

A woman with a history of endometrial adenocarcinoma presented with occasional shortness of breath and dizziness.

The Clinical Picture

Dabigatran-induced esophagitis

The tablets contain tartaric acid, and if they get stuck in the esophagus, the acid leaching out can damage the mucosa.

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