International Archives of

Internal MedicineISSN: 2643-4466


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-4466/1710025

Sebaceous Carcinoma of the Vulva: Case Report and Review of Literature

Rama P Namuduri, Mihir Gudi and Soo Kim Lim Tan

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: May 02, 2020

Extraocular sebaceous carcinoma is an uncommon malignant tumor that usually affects the head and neck. Despite being rich in sebaceous glands, vulvar sebaceous carcinoma is extremely rare. We report a case of vulvar sebaceous carcinoma in a 64-year-old woman that presented as an asymptomatic nodule and was successfully treated by wide local excision. The number of reported cases of vulvar sebaceous carcinoma is very small, more cases need to be collected in order to identify prognostic factors a...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-4466/1710024

Progress and Challenges of Global High-Resolution Endoscopy

Sheena Bhushan, Rebecca Richards-Kortum and Sharmila Anandasabapathy

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: April 23, 2020

In recent years, gastrointestinal endoscopy has seen an influx of high-resolution endoscopic technologies that are capable of providing optical biopsies of the epithelial surface in real time. Upcoming high-resolution endoscopy techniques are CLE, OCT, EC and HRME. Powered by automated diagnostic algorithms and more-cost effective alternatives, these high-resolution endoscopic technologies have the potential to not only facilitate real-time decision making, but also improve screening and surveil...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-4466/1710022

Serpentine Supravenous Eruption Docetaxel Related Diagnosed by Teledermatology

Nuria Barrientos Perez, MD, Patricia Ibeas Millan, MD and Jose Domingo Dominguez Aunon, PhD

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: February 28, 2020

Serpentine supravenous dermatitis is a rare eruption related with cytotoxic drug infusion. Several chemotherapeutic agents have been related with this entity. But, most of the published cases are caused by docetaxel. However, considering the high frequency of administration in oncology this rather unknown eruption should be known to all physicians, especially oncologist, dermatologist, internist and GP....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-4466/1710023

Stress from Uncertainty Predicts Resilience and Engagement among Subspecialty Medicine Fellows

Arabella L Simpkin, MD, MMSc, Susan Hata, MD, Merranda Logan, MD, MPH and Katrina A Armstrong, MD, MSCE

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: March 28, 2020

Burnout is an accelerating phenomenon in the healthcare environment, with implications for physician wellbeing, patient safety, and the quality of healthcare. The ability to manage uncertainty has been identified as a potentially important determinant of burnout in physicians and is now a recognized competency for trainees. No prior studies have evaluated the association of fellows’ reaction to uncertainty with burnout metrics, including resilience and engagement. Cross-sectional online survey...

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