Saturday, February 2, 2008

Answer - Medical Quiz #5

The answer to the tongue lesion image below is #1- herpetic glositis. A severe herpes virus infection can inflame the entire oral cavity and cause multiple lesions on the tongue, lips and oral mucosa.

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Rural Nurse Diagnoses and Treats His Own Heart Attack

Here is a remarkable feel good story as reported in the letters section of The New England Journal of Medicine.  A 44 year old male n...