Emergency Medicine

The Clinical Picture

Fournier gangrene

The patient died of rapidly progressive necrotizing fasciitis of the perineum 2 hours after hospital admission.

The Clinical Picture

Calcific uremic arteriolopathy

A 51-year-old man with end-stage renal disease presented with extensive necrotic ulcers and eschar on both legs.

MD IQ

Reviews

‘Dry drowning’ and other myths

Drowning is a common and often preventable cause of death, especially in children. But dry drowning is a myth.

The Clinical Picture

Eyes of the mimicker

A 42-year-old man presented with intermittent fevers, rigors, headache, and myalgia, and now, one-sided vision loss.

From the Editor

The algorithm less traveled

At Bellevue, the RPR was a routine test; at the University of Pennsylvania, not so much—it all depends on context.

Letters To The Editor

Cardiorenal syndrome

Faced with a rising serum creatinine in a heart failure patient, I suggest looking for causes other cardiorenal syndrome, continuing diuretics,...

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