Medial Compartment Knee Arthritis

A 55-year-old man presents to the office with a 1-year history of right knee pain. The patient reports a history of medial compartment knee arthritis. What would be your recommendation for arthroplasty: total or unicompartmental?

Uncommon Mimickers of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

—————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) can be associated with many diagnostic challenges. Although SLE was first recognized as a systemic disease more than a century ago,1 there is still no definitive test for this complex, multisystemic, autoimmune disease.2 Instead, SLE is diagnosed based on a battery of clinical features and laboratory test results, none of…

Derm Dx: Erythematous Rash on the Upper Back

A 32-year-old man is referred for evaluation of an erythematous rash on his upper back that has been present for approximately 2 months. At age 25, he was diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), a disease that also affects his mother. Treatment with hydroxychloroquine 200 mg/d was restarted approximately 1 month ago. Examination reveals annular,…