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Plain radiography of the skull after investigation for raised calcium

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Chest and neck pain in a 22 year old woman

A 22 year old woman was referred to the emergency department by her general practitioner owing to severe chest pain that was now radiating to her neck. The pain has been worsening over the past 24 hours. It first started when she was eating fish at a seafood restaurant. What does the lateral soft …  
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Chest and neck pain in a 22 year old woman

A 22 year old woman was referred to the emergency department by her general practitioner owing to severe chest pain that was now radiating to her neck. The pain has been worsening over the past 24 hours. It first started when she was eating fish at a seafood restaurant. What does the lateral soft …  
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Imaging Case of the Week 205 Answer

The chest x-ray shows an enlarged pulmonary trunk and left main pulmonary artery. There is no cardiomegaly. This patient had a known pulmonary stenosis.  
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over 3 years ago
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Atherosclerotic CVD in Inflammatory Joint Disorders

What is the relationship of inflammatory joint diseases, such as RA and the spondylarthropathies, and risk of CV disease-related morbidity and mortality?  
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over 3 years ago
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Muscle-name-table-KPatton

Tabulated muscle names. Click on preview to view if not visible.  
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over 3 years ago
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How special walking stick helps Parkinson's sufferers - BBC News

A new vibrating walking stick is helping people with Parkinson's Disease retain their mobility and independence.  
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over 3 years ago
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Imaging Case of the Week 206

The following frontal chest x-ray is from a 60 year old with dyspnoea. What can be noted?Answer will be posted on 25/05/2016.  
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over 3 years ago
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Ankle Sprain Tutorial

An ankle sprain is one of the most common sports injuries. It occurs when your foot turns in on itself, stretching and weakening the ligaments that bridge th...  
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over 3 years ago
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Single-Dose Drug Decreases Bone Loss in Newly Treated HIV

A single dose of zoledronic acid given at the start of ART decreases bone loss over the course of 48 weeks in HIV, according to a small, single-center, proof-of-concept study.  
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over 3 years ago
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Tennis Elbow Tutorial

Tennis elbow causes pain in the bony bump on the outer part of the elbow. Learn about the possible causes and what you can do to prevent it.  
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over 3 years ago
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Chemotherapy for Bone Sarcoma in Adults

Read how clinicians at MD Anderson manage adults with bone sarcoma using extrapolated findings from pediatric studies and their own experiences.  
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over 3 years ago
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Imaging Case of the Week 207

The frontal chest x-ray is from a 23 year old with shortness of breath after inhaling a chemical. What radiological sign can be seen?With thanks to Dr. Basil Muharb for the image.  
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over 3 years ago
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Muscle Strength Positively Predicts Bone Outcomes in Aging Men

Muscle strength -- as distinct from muscle mass -- declines with age, shows a study in men over age 40, with a knock-on effect on bone outcomes and fracture risk. Differences were seen between ethnic groups.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Save Your Bones: Osteoporosis Update 2014 - Research on Aging

(Visit: http://www.uctv.tv) Osteoporosis may have no symptoms, but it causes bones to become weaker. As many as half of all women and a quarter of men older ...  
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UMEM Educational Pearls - University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

Pick a category... Airway Management Cardiology Critical Care Critical Care Literature Update Dermatology Endocrine ENT Financial & Investing Gastrointestional Geriatrics Hematology/Oncology Infectious Disease International EM Med-Legal Medical Education Misc Neurology Obstetrics & Gynecology Ophthamology Orthopedics Pediatrics Pharmacology & Therapeutics Procedures Pulmonary Toxicology Trauma Urology Vascular Visual Diagnosis $('#pearl_categories').change(function(){ window.location = "/educational_pearls/search/?category=" + $(this).val() });  
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Estrogen Benefits Bones in Transgender Hormone Conversion

One year of transgender hormone therapy shows the greatest increase in bone-mineral density in male-to-female conversions, while female-to-male conversions benefit most in postmenopausal women.  
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over 3 years ago
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Bone Fractures and Sprains

Broken or cracked care called “fractures.” Sprains are tears or stretching injuries to ligaments, the fibrous bands that hold your bones together. Both types of injuries can be painful and are often treated in the same way. This video offers detailed information on these injuries.  
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over 3 years ago
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Lumbar Disk Disease

Your lumbar spine, or low back, is made of five vertebrae separated by cushioning disks of cartilage. Degenerative conditions or trauma can damage a disk, al...  
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BMI and the Risk for Revision After Lumbar Discectomy

A higher BMI may contribute to the risk for needing a revision procedure after a single-level minimally invasive lumbar discectomy.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago