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Lichen Planopilaris

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Lichen planopilaris (LPP) is a rare chronic scarring folliculitis of the scalp of unknown cause (Figure 1). It is considered a primary scarring alopecia since the follicle itself is targeted by inflammatory cells and scarring occurs first and primarily around the follicular unit. Because T cells are the overwhelmingly…
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Pioglitazone (as HCl), metformin HCl; 15mg/500mg, 15mg/850mg; tabs.
Hospital Medicine

Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis

Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis I. What every physician needs to know. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) represents a spectrum of liver disease characterized by accumulation of triglycerides within the hepatocyte. This ranges from bland steatosis or fat accumulation without inflammation to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) which can go on to cause fibrosis and eventually cirrhosis. Continue Reading II.…

How to Manage the Complex Patient with Mixed Dyslipidemia (Elevated non-HDL-C; Low HDL-C; Elevated TG: Role of Niacin, Fibrins, Fibrates, etc.)

General (including evidence of efficacy) Residual cardiac risk with mixed dyslipidemia An elevated level of low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) is established as a risk factor for the development of coronary and peripheral atherosclerotic vascular disease. Numerous randomized, prospective trials using 3-hydroxy-3-methyl-glutaryl coenzyme A (HMG-CoA) reductase inhibitors (statins) have demonstrated the ability of these agents…
Annual Dialysis Conference

More Fracture Risk Assessments Needed

SEATTLE—Dialysis patients are at increased risk for fractures, and these fractures are associated with a higher morbidity and mortality compared with fractures in the general population, according to nephrologist Jean Holley, MD, Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (Stein-Leventhal syndrome, polycystic ovarian disease, functional ovarian hyperandrogenism, ovarian hyperthecosis, sclerocystic ovary syndrome)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) presents with a variable constellation of symptoms. Establishing precise diagnostic criteria has been challenging. In 2003, the Rotterdam Consensus Group defined PCOS by the presence of two out of three of the following factors: oligo- or anovulation, signs of hyperandrogenemia, and polycystic ovaries on ultrasound…
Endocrinology Metabolism

Pharmacologic (oral and injectable incretins) and Surgical Treatment of Diabetes

What every physician needs to know When to initiate pharmacologic therapy in type 2 diabetes mellitus Healthy lifestyle changes, including diet and exercise, remain the cornerstone of successful therapy for type 2 diabetes mellitus. However, in the past, initiation of pharmacologic therapy was often delayed to allow a patient to attempt those modifications. Currently, both…
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