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Management of contact dermatitis

Diagnosis of common hair loss conditions

Atypical presentation of diabetes: case study

Patient with signs of upper eyelid and facial weakness (Photograph: SPL)
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Clinical Review: Myasthenia gravis

Skin reaction after progestogen implant case study

Skin reaction after progestogen implant case study

Dr Rajiv Ghurye, Dr Suma Sreeshyla and Dr Simon Giles describe an unusual cause of...

Seborrhoeic dermatitis - Clinical review
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Seborrhoeic dermatitis - Clinical review

Dr James Powell covers the diagnosis and management of seborrhoeic dermatitis.

Antiphospholipid syndrome: diagnosis and management

Antiphospholipid syndrome: diagnosis and management

Dr Anisur Rahman and Dr Salma Ahmed discuss the diagnosis and management of antiphospholipid...

Case study: Breathlessness on exertion

Case study: Breathlessness on exertion

The clinical approach to a patient with breathlessness caused by aortic valve disease...

Nicotine addiction: clinical review
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Nicotine addiction: clinical review

Jennifer Percival outlines the key elements of smoking cessation and how these can...

Trauma: Illustrated

Trauma: Illustrated

Pictures of trauma, including dog bite, corneal abrasion and burns, are highlighted...

Menopause and migraine

Menopause and migraine

Dr Louise Newson describes a case of migraine linked with menopause. The case highlights...

Differential diagnoses - Conjunctivitis and iritis in pictures

Differential diagnoses - Conjunctivitis and iritis in pictures

Dr Nigel Stollery offers advice on differentiating between allergic and infective...

Red flag symptoms: Vomiting in children, assessment and possible causes

Red flag symptoms: Vomiting in children, assessment and possible causes

Advice on taking a careful history, physical examination and possible causes in neonates,...

Asthma in children

Asthma in children

Respiratory nurse Jane Scullion and GP Dr Steve Holmes outline common symptoms of...

Comorbidities in older people
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Comorbidities in older people

Advice on primary prevention and prescribing in older patients with comorbidities,...

Clinical review - The management of HIV

Clinical review - The management of HIV

The role of rapid HIV tests, referring-newly diagnosed patients, useful baseline...

Clinical review - Autistic spectrum disorders

Clinical review - Autistic spectrum disorders

This article discusses common presentations, core features and behaviours that may...

Clinical review: Insomnia

Clinical review: Insomnia

The criteria for diagnosis of insomnia and how to help patients to manage the factors...

Prescribing in older people
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Prescribing in older people

Appropriate prescribing in older people, including when to discontinue medications,...

Clinical review: Prostate cancer

Clinical review: Prostate cancer

An overview of the diagnosis and management of prostate cancer, including classification...

Early diagnosis of Lyme disease
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Early diagnosis of Lyme disease

Recognition of the erythema migrans rash and other symptoms can aid prompt identification...

Differential diagnoses: Abdominal swellings
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Differential diagnoses: Abdominal swellings

Four presentations of abdominal swellings, including paraumbilical hernia, umbilical...