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Scurvy: An Unusual Cause of Anemia

Nutritional deficiencies are a common cause of anemia. We describe a case of a schizophrenic patient with a rapidly declining hematocrit.

Previous Lung Diseases and Lung Cancer Risk

Does a history of previous lung disease such as chronic bronchitis, emphysema, pneumonia, and TB increase lung cancer risk, independent of tobacco exposure?

Detection of a Gossypiboma

Be like a sponge when patients provide surgical histories. Their stories may provide clues about hidden items -- from past surgeries.

Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis

Timely diagnosis and treatment of hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis is critical in this often-fatal disease, but guidelines are lacking. How should diagnosis be approached?