Infectious Disease, Bacterial

Oct 1, 2019 Issue
Painful Scrotal Swelling [Photo Quiz]

Jun 15, 2019 Issue
Painful Vesicular Eruption on the Index Finger of a Butcher [Photo Quiz]

A man who worked as a butcher presented with erythema, swelling, and painful lesions on his index finger that did not resolve with antibiotics. Plain radiography did not show bony abnormalities.

May 15, 2019 Issue
Unpleasant Foot Odor and Skin Changes [Photo Quiz]

A woman presented with several months of increasingly problematic foot odor. Physical examination revealed small pits in the skin on her soles and a slight scale over the plantar surface of both feet.

Feb 15, 2019 Issue
Otalgia, Preeclampsia, Latent Tuberculosis, Pityriasis Rosea, Extremity Pain [AFP Clinical Answers]

Key clinical questions and their evidence-based answers directly from the journal’s content, written by and for family physicians.

Jun 15, 2018 Issue
Progressive Rash Involving the Hands and Feet [Photo Quiz]

A man presented in late fall with a progressive rash on his hands, arms, back, chest, and feet after a hiking trip.

Apr 15, 2018 Issue
Poststreptococcal Illness: Recognition and Management [Article]

Group A beta-hemolytic streptococcus can cause several postinfectious, nonsuppurative immune-mediated diseases. Learn about the diagnostic criteria for acute rheumatic fever, poststreptococcal reactive arthritis, pediatric autoimmune nonpsychiatric disorders, and poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis, and how to prevent and manage each condition.

Apr 1, 2018 Issue
Clinical Diagnosis of Lyme Disease Frequently Misses the "Bull’s Eye" [POEMs]

For children with suspected Lyme disease but without a classic bull's-eye lesion (erythema migrans of at least 5 cm), check serology rather than rely on your clinical impression. In this study, 12% of the children not suspected of having Lyme disease did have Lyme disease, and 31% of children though...

Feb 15, 2018 Issue
Young Man with Acute Discoloration of the Left Eye [Photo Quiz]

A man with a history of intravenous drug use presented with malaise, fatigue, headache, and a redness in his left eye.

Feb 1, 2018 Issue
Clostridium difficile Infection: Prevention and Treatment [Implementing AHRQ Effective Health Care Reviews]

How effective are interventions to prevent and treat Clostridium difficile infection?

Dec 15, 2017 Issue
Eye Changes After Recent Travel [Photo Quiz]

A man presented with fever, diarrhea, body aches, and vomiting shortly after returning from Puerto Rico.

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