Erik Summers, MD
Dysphagia, Dizziness, and Dysarthria
March 2, 2007
Brief history: A 32-year-old female presents with dysphagia, dizziness, and dysarthria. Salient findings: Chest X-ray demonstrates many embolization coils within both lungs. Photographs demonstrate superficial telangiectasias of the tongue and distal phalanx.
February 2, 2007
Brief history: 52-year-old female with uncontrolled hypertension. Salient findings: The middle third of the arteries are involved with a “string of pearls” appearance of alternating webs and stenoses. This appearance is classic for fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD) (white arrow, above).
A Case of Emphysematous Cystitis
January 1, 2007
Patient history: The patient is a 53-year-old woman, 70 days status post-allogenic stem-cell transplantation for multiple myeloma. She presents with fever, mental status changes, and abdominal distension.