Letters To The Editor
Contrary to the assertions of Lau and Naugler, IgE antibody serology has a clear, well-defined, and positive role.
This autoimmune disorder can cause symptoms that involve not only the gastrointestinal tract but also the skin and bones.
Evidence points to the mix of bacteria that make the gut their home, collectively called the microbiome.
Many patients who have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or asthma also have obstructive sleep apnea, and vice versa.
The Choosing Wisely campaign and others advocate against indiscriminate IgE testing in evaluating allergy.
Standard cutoffs may be too low. First, repeat the test after 7 days without exercise.
Suspect these syndromes in cases of unexplained, seizure, encephalitis, or acute-onset psychiatric syndromes.
We reserve prescription drops for patients with persistent bothersome symptoms despite using over-the-counter drops.
The Clinical Picture
Calciphylaxis is a poorly understood small-vessel vasculopathy most often associated with end-stage renal disease.
IM Board Review
Gaucher disease causes hepatomegaly, splenomegaly, bone marrow disease, bone pain, bone infarcts, and lytic lesions.