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Be alert for clues on chest imaging, and consider screening first-degree relatives of patients known to have aortic disease.
Current Drug Therapy
This antimalarial drug is now approved to treat discoid lupus, systemic lupus erythematosus, and rheumatoid arthritis.
With a myriad of causes and nonspecific symptoms, pulmonary hypertension needs a methodic diagnostic approach.
Most people who carry its mutations are never affected, but in rare cases some die suddenly at a young age.
This devastating and fatal lung disease generally affects older adults, especially men, and can be mistaken for COPD.
Half of all postmenopausal women experience these symptoms. Most do not seek relief.
Medical Grand Rounds
Fibromyalgia is a defined syndrome of neuronal dysregulation and can be diagnosed and managed in a primary care setting.
Consider laparoscopic cholecystectomy for symptomatic cholelithiasis, expectant management for asymptomatic cases.
An energy deficit from increased exercise, decreased intake, or both can suppress the menstrual cycle and lead to bone loss.
Symptoms to Diagnosis
She presents with an acute change in mental status, blood pressure 80/40 mm Hg, pulse 130, INR 6.13.