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Allergic contact dermatitis (ACD) is one of the common causes of facial swelling. Clinical clues for diagnosing ACD include a rash that spares the area behind the ears, nasolabial folds, and under the chin. Once clinicians suspect ACD, the substances that cause contact dermatitis should be avoided.
A 71-year-old woman presented with low-grade fever, appetite loss, and weight loss of four months' duration. She had fainted one month earlier during cervical extension and rotation. Physical examination revealed an abdominal aortic bruit and at least a 10 mmHg difference in systolic blood pressure between her arms. Fluorodeoxy glucose-positron emission… (More)
INTRODUCTION Anxiety and depressive symptoms are seen in patients with anxiety and mood disorders but are also common in those with organic disorders. However, since physical symptoms are predominant complaints from patients who visit nonpsychiatric outpatient clinics, anxiety and depressive symptoms are often unrecognized. It is important for physicians to… (More)