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Ischemic arterial ulcer

The differential of Dx: ischemic arterial ulcer. vasculitis, pyoderma gangrenosum, arterial ulcerations, infection, trauma, skin cancer, arachnid bites sickle cell anemia. When the diagnosis is

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Chronic venous stasis ulcer

Essentials of Dx: chronic venous stasis ulcer History of varicosities, thrombophlebitis, or postphlebitic syndrome. Irregular ulceration, often on the medial lower legs above the malleolus.

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Cardiac cysticercosis

CNS cysticercosis is the most clinically important manifestation of cysticercosis. The encystment of larvae can occur in almost any tissue, including the eye, lung, skeletal

Probiotics improve Pregnancy induced
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Probiotics improve Pregnancy induced nausea and vomiting

Researchers from the UC Davis School of Medicine studied 32 pregnant participants for 16 days, they were prescribed probiotic capsule X 2 times a day

Carboxymethylcellulose (CMC) alters the gut microbiota
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Universal food additive Carboxymethylcellulose (CMC) alters the gut microbiota

Carboxymethylcellulose (CMC) is a synthetic compound widely used as a food additive or emulsifier which enhances texture and promotes shelf life of processed foods since

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Toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN)

Essentials of Dx: Toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) Stevens-Johnson syndrome vs toxic epidermal necrolysis Stevens-Johnson syndrome: Less than 10% BSA detachment. Stevens-Johnson syndrome/toxic epidermal necrolysis overlap:

Mitochondria: first line defense in sensing DNA stress
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Mitochondria: first line defense in sensing DNA stress

The number of mitochondria varies from 100 to 1000s in various cells & are packed with small circular DNA called mitochondrial DNA or mtDNA that

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5,700-year-old whole genome extracted from the ancient chewing gum

A 5,700-year-old human genome and oral microbiome were extracted from the chewed pitch, an artifact other than bones during archaeological excavations at Syltholm, east of

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Megacolon

Megacolon is a congenital or acquired enlargement of the entire colon or a part of the colon. Presentation:  constipation, bloating, abdominal enlargement pain or tenderness,

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Vitiligo

Differential Dx: vitiligo Vitiligo usually presents with larger periorificial and acral lesions and is also characterized by total (not partial) depigmentation. Vitiligo does not scale. Pink