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Podcast Ep 51: Glioblastoma, Kerion, Antipsychotics, Urine Dipstick, Tetalogy of Fallot, Central Retinal Vein Occlusion

Published: October 30, 2018   |   Author: Nachi Gupta, M.D., Ph.D., and Megha Rajpal, M.D.   |   Category: Blog, Podcasts   |   Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   |   Read more

  A champion is defined not by their wins but by how they can recover when they fall. -Serena Williams Welcome back to RoshCast for Episode 51! For those of you taking the initial certification exam, you’re at the home stretch. Remember to listen to this episode and old episodes as you get closer to the […]

Podcast Ep 49: Poison Ivy, tPA, Cyanide Poisoning & More

Published: October 2, 2018   |   Author: Nachi Gupta, M.D., Ph.D., and Megha Rajpal, M.D.   |   Category: Blog, Podcasts   |   Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   |   Read more

  Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. -Albert Einstein Welcome back to RoshCast for Episode 49! We have a lot of exciting material in this episode. Definitely don’t skip this one! For those taking the initial certification exam, it’s just around the corner. Go back and listen to […]

Podcast Ep 46: Lung Abscesses, Head Injuries, Anaphylaxis & More

Published: August 21, 2018   |   Author: Nachi Gupta, M.D., Ph.D., and Megha Rajpal, M.D.   |   Category: Blog, Podcasts   |   Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   |   Read more

  Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly. -Robert F. Kennedy Welcome back to RoshCast for Episode 46! Let’s kick off this episode with a rapid review of molluscum contagiosum. Molloscum contagiosum is caused by poxvirus. It is seen in children, sexually active adults, and immunocompromised patients like those with HIV. The […]

Rapid Review: Scabies

Published: November 16, 2017   |   Author: Yehuda Wolf, MPA, PA-C   |   Category: Blog, Rapid Review   |   Tagged: , , ,   |   Read more

Scabies Patient will be complaining of severe pruritus that is worse at night PE will show small papules, vesicles and burrows in the webbed spaces of the fingers and toes Diagnosis is made by microscopic visualization Most commonly caused by Sarcoptes scabiei hominis Treatment is permethrin 5% Sample question: A 15-year-old boy presents with an itchy rash on his hands and wrists. […]

Rapid Review: Acanthosis Nigricans

Published: July 17, 2017   |   Author: Yehuda Wolf, MPA, PA-C   |   Category: Blog, Rapid Review   |   Tagged: , ,   |   Read more

Acanthosis Nigricans Patient will be obese or diabetic PE will show thickened, velvety, darkly pigmented plaques on the neck or axillae Comments: Screen for diabetes in those not yet diagnosed Sample question: A 19-year-old woman presents to her primary care provider’s office for a rash on the back of her neck that has grown and gotten darker over […]