1. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 8-2015. A 68-year-old man with multiple myeloma, skin tightness, arthralgias, and edema.

    New England Journal of Medicine 372(11):1056 (2015) PMID 25760359

  2. High rate of unnecessary thymectomy and its cause. Can computed tomography distinguish thymoma, lymphoma, thymic hyperplasia, and thymic cysts?

    European Journal of Radiology 84(3):524 (2015) PMID 25575742

    To determine the non-therapeutic thymectomy rate in a recent six-year consecutive thymectomy cohort, the etiology of these unnecessary thymectomies, and the differentiating CT features of thymoma, lymphoma, thymic hyperplasia, and thymic cysts. Electronic data base query of all thymectomies perf...
  3. Case 7-2015: A 25-Year-Old Man with Oral Ulcers, Rash, and Odynophagia

    New England Journal of Medicine 372(9):864 (2015)

    A 25-year-old man presented with oral ulcers and odynophagia. On examination, there were scattered pink papules and plaques on the trunk, thighs, and buttocks and multiple raised, erythematous nodules on both shins. A diagnostic procedure was performed. Presentation of Case ...
  4. Case 6-2015: A 16-Year-Old Boy with Coughing Spells

    New England Journal of Medicine 372(8):765 (2015)

    A 16-year-old boy presented with a 3-week history of cough and nasal congestion and a 3-day history of severe coughing spells, post-tussive emesis, and trouble breathing. A chest radiograph was normal. A diagnostic test was performed. Presentation of Case Dr. Mark A...
  5. Case 4-2015: A 49-Year-Old Man with Obtundation Followed by Agitation and Acidosis

    New England Journal of Medicine 372(5):465 (2015)

    A 49-year-old man was admitted to this hospital after being found unresponsive outdoors; he was next to a half-filled bottle of cloudy liquid with pill fragments. An electrocardiogram showed a QTc interval of 501 msec. A diagnostic test was performed. Presentation of Case ...
  6. Case 39-2014: A 9-Year-Old Girl with Crohn’s Disease and Pulmonary Nodules

    New England Journal of Medicine 371(25):2418 (2014)

    A 9-year-old girl with Crohn's disease was admitted to this hospital because of abdominal pain and diarrhea. Abdominal imaging showed pulmonary nodules, some with necrotic centers. A diagnostic procedure was performed. Presentation of Case Dr. Michelle K. Trivedi (P...
  7. Case 37-2014: A 35-Year-Old Woman with Suspected Mite Infestation

    New England Journal of Medicine 371(22):2115 (2014)

    A 35-year-old woman with a history of drug dependency was seen in the emergency department because of a rash that was thought to be due to mite infestation. She reported seeing bugs on her skin. Examination revealed excoriations on her skin, but the midback was spared. Presen...
  8. Case 34-2014: A 7-Year-Old Boy with Focal Seizures and Progressive Weakness

    New England Journal of Medicine 371(18):1737 (2014)

    A 7-year-old boy was evaluated because of focal seizures, twitching of the right arm and the right side of the face, and progressive weakness. Imaging revealed progressive left cortical atrophy and a focal lesion in the left parietal cortex. A diagnostic procedure was performed. ...
  9. Case 23-2014: Fevers, rash, pancytopenia, and abnormal liver function.

    New England Journal of Medicine 371(17):1654 (2014) PMID 25337762

  10. Case 28-2014: A 39-Year-Old Man with a Rash, Headache, Fever, Nausea, and Photophobia

    New England Journal of Medicine 371(11):1051 (2014)

    A 39-year-old man was admitted to the hospital, 10 days after receiving prednisone for severe contact dermatitis, because of headache, nausea, and photophobia. Examination of the cerebrospinal fluid revealed white cells and gram-positive cocci. Diagnostic tests were performed. ...
  11. Case 27-2014: A 10-Month-Old Boy with Microcephaly and Episodic Cyanosis

    New England Journal of Medicine 371(9):847 (2014)

    A 10-month-old boy with microcephaly and developmental delay was admitted to the hospital because of episodes of respiratory distress and cyanosis. Microcephaly was present at birth, and hypotonia was noted at 5 months. On admission, brain MRI revealed decreased myelination.
  12. Case 26-2014: A 21-Month-Old Boy with Lethargy, Respiratory Distress, and Abdominal Distention

    New England Journal of Medicine 371(8):767 (2014)

    A 21-month-old boy presented to the emergency department because of lethargy, respiratory distress, and abdominal distention. Initial laboratory evaluation was notable for anion-gap metabolic acidosis. A diagnostic test result was received.
  13. Case 25-2014: A 37-Year-Old Man with Ulcerative Colitis and Bloody Diarrhea

    New England Journal of Medicine 371(7):668 (2014)

    A 37-year-old man with ulcerative colitis was admitted to the hospital because of abdominal cramping, diarrhea, hematochezia, fever to a peak temperature of 38.8°C, and drenching night sweats. Several weeks earlier, he had performed home fecal transplantation.
  14. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 23-2014. A 41-year-old man with fevers, rash, pancytopenia, and abnormal liver function.

    New England Journal of Medicine 371(4):358 (2014) PMID 25054720

  15. Case 21-2014: A 68-Year-Old Man with a Sudden Onset of Diplopia

    New England Journal of Medicine 371(2):162 (2014)

    A 68-year-old man with a history of granulomatosis with polyangiitis was admitted to this hospital because of diplopia of 2 days' duration. On examination, there was left facial weakness and ptosis. Presentation of Case Dr. Robert L. Carruthers (Neurology): A 68-yea...
  16. Nonvascular thoracic magnetic resonance imaging: the current state of training, utilization, and perceived value: survey of the society of thoracic radiology membership.

    Journal of Thoracic Imaging 29(4):252 (2014) PMID 24608108

    The aim of the study was to determine the current state of training, utilization, and perceived value of nonvascular thoracic magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The URL link for this anonymous, IRB-approved survey was e-mailed to all Society of Thoracic Radiology members with available e-mail add...
  17. Case 18-2014: A 32-Year-Old Man with a Rash, Myalgia, and Weakness

    New England Journal of Medicine 370(24):2327 (2014)

    A 32-year-old man was admitted to this hospital because of a violaceous eruption that was followed by muscle pain and weakness, leading to respiratory failure. New papules with white centers developed. A diagnostic procedure was performed. Presentation of Case Dr. E...
  18. Molecular characterization of scant lung tumor cells using iron-oxide nanoparticles and micro-nuclear magnetic resonance.

    Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine 10(3):661 (2014) PMID 24200523 PMCID PMC3966960

    Advances in nanotechnology and microfluidics are enabling the analysis of small amounts of human cells. We tested whether recently developed micro-nuclear magnetic resonance (μNMR) technology could be leveraged for diagnosing pulmonary malignancy using fine needle aspirate (FNA) of primary lesio...
  19. Molecular characterization of scant lung tumor cells using iron-oxide nanoparticles and micro-nuclear magnetic resonance

    Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine 10(3):661 (2014)

    Advances in nanotechnology and microfluidics are enabling the analysis of small amounts of human cells. We tested whether recently developed micro-nuclear magnetic resonance (μNMR) technology could be leveraged for diagnosing pulmonary malignancy using fine needle aspirate (FNA) of pri...
  20. Molecular characterization of scant lung tumor cells using iron-oxide nanoparticles and micro-nuclear magnetic resonance.

    Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine 10(3):661 (2014) PMID 24200523 PMCID PMC3966960

    Advances in nanotechnology and microfluidics are enabling the analysis of small amounts of human cells. We tested whether recently developed micro-nuclear magnetic resonance (μNMR) technology could be leveraged for diagnosing pulmonary malignancy using fine needle aspirate (FNA) of primary lesio...