In this Image in Clinical Medicine, a colonoscopy of a 46-year-old woman revealed a long, moving tapeworm located in the terminal ileum extending to the sigmoid colon. Diphyllobothrium Latum is a fish tapeworm that occurs in humans via consumption of undercooked or raw fish. View the video and see more Images in Clinical Medicine at NEJM.org.
Posts Tagged ‘video’
Posted by Karen Buckley • November 16th, 2009
The newest installment in the Videos in Clinical Medicine series— one of the most popular, subscriber-only multimedia features — is Ankle–Brachial Index for Assessment of Peripheral Arterial Disease. Although other methods exist to assess the peripheral vasculature more objectively, the ankle–brachial index represents a simple, reliable method for diagnosing peripheral arterial disease.
Posted by Karen Buckley • October 22nd, 2009
Three days after an elective cesarean section, a 35-year-old woman was transferred to Massachusetts General Hospital because of abdominal pain, fever and hypotension. The patient underwent 34 operations, and she remained in the ICU for 4 weeks and on the surgical service for 5 weeks. Learn more about her presentation and diagnosis by reading the… Read More…
Posted by Karen Buckley • May 14th, 2009
Follow the eye movements of a six-year-old child stung by a scorpion. This video accompanies a randomized trial of 15 children with neurotoxicity after scorpion stings. Children treated with a scorpion-specific antivenom experienced faster resolution of neurologic signs and symptoms and received lower doses of midazolam than children treated with placebo.
Posted by Karen Buckley • February 26th, 2009
Be sure to watch a striking video on Leukocytosis and Sublingual Microvascular Blood Flow published alongside the study, B-Cell Clones as Early Markers for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. Sidestream dark field (SDF) imaging was used to determine the severity of the leukocytosis. When the patient’s white blood cell count was high, the blood flowed slowly; after… Read More…
Posted by Karen Buckley • October 22nd, 2008
Election 2008 features a video symposium with invited representatives from the Obama and McCain campaigns discussing their different proposals for resolving our health care crisis, as well as Perspectives from Obama and McCain, and critiques of their health care plans. In a short poll, we asked our readers how important health care was to them… Read More…