Quiz: Takotsubo CardiomyopathyTakotsubo cardiomyopathy is a transient cardiac syndrome that mimics acute coronary syndrome. Do you know important factors related to presentation, workup, and treatment?
GingivitisA study reported that periodontal disease was associated with cardioembolic and thrombotic stroke subtypes and that a lower stroke risk is associated with regular dental care.
Case: Teen With Fever After Travel?A 13-year-old girl presents with 2 months of worsening shortness of breath, malaise, fever, and loose stools after returning from a trip to Mexico. Are you able to make the diagnosis?
Burning Mouth SyndromeA case-control study suggested that skin disease is strongly predictive of burning mouth syndrome.
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Growth Disorders: 8 Cases of a Developing ProblemAbnormal growth can be the first indicator of an underlying disease process in an apparently healthy-looking youngster. Can you identify the following growth disorders and their diagnostic strategies?
E-Cigarettes: A Hard Conversation, but Worth HavingAlthough e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery systems are growing in popularity, uncertainty surrounds these products, and federal regulations are lacking. Thus, health professionals must provide accurate information that will aid patients' decision making.
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