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Current Consult Medicine 2007 / Edition 3

Current Consult Medicine 2007 / Edition 3


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ISBN-13: 9780071472180
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 12/05/2006
Series: Current Consult Medicine Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 1424
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 2.00(d)

About the Author

Maxine A. Papadakis, MD, Professor of Clinical Medicine, Associate Dean for Student Affairs, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco.

Stephen J. McPhee, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco.

Roni F. Zeiger, MD, Fellow in Medical Informatics, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA.

Table of Contents

Contents: Alphabetical
Contents: Topical
Contents: Reference Tables
Authors & Contributors Guide to Current Consult: Medicine

1. Differential Diagnosis
Differential diagnosesand disease etiologiesfor over 400 disordersand symptoms

2. A-Z in Detail
Key diagnosis and treatmentinformation for over 485diseases and symptoms

3. A-Z in Brief
Key diagnosis and treatmentinformation for over 370 diseases and symptoms

4. Reference Tables
Over 150 of the most popular Current Medical Diagnosis& Treatment tables, including specific drug therapy recommendations and essentialdiagnosis information

Contents: Topical

Allergic & Immunologic Disorders

Allergy, drug
Common variable immunodeficiency
Heavy chain disease
Pseudoallergic reactions
Rhinitis, allergic
Serum sickness (Immune complex disease)

Blood Disorders

Anemia of chronic disease
Anemia, aplastic
Anemia, autoimmune hemolytic
Anemia, hemolytic
Anemia, iron deficiency
Anemia, sideroblastic
Bernard-Soulier syndrome
Coagulopathy of liver disease
Cold agglutinin disease
Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC
Folic acid deficiency
Glanzmann's thrombasthenia
Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency
Hemoglobinuria, paroxysmal nocturnal
Hemolytic transfusion reactions
Hemolytic uremic syndrome
Hemophilia A
Hemophilia B
Hodgkin's disease
Idiopathic (autoimmune) thrombocytopenic purpura
Leukemia, acute
Leukemia, chronic lymphocytic
Leukemia, chronic myelogenous
Leukemia, hairy cell
Lupus Anticoagulant
Multiple Myeloma
Myelodysplastic syndromes
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Sickle cell anemia
Spherocytosis, hereditary
Storage pool disease
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura
Vitamin B12 deficiency
Von Willebrand’s disease
Waldenström's macroglobulinemia

Blood Vessels & Lymphatics

Abdominal aortic aneurysmAcrocyanosisAortic dissectionCarotid artery aneurysmCarotid body tumorCarotid dissectionCerebrovascular disease, occlusiveDeep vein thrombosisErythromelalgiaFemoral aneurysmFibromuscular dysplasiaHypotension & shockInterstitial lung disease, respiratory bronchiolitis-associated Ischemia, limb, acuteLivedo ReticularisLymphangitis & lymphadenitisLymphedemaPopliteal aneurysmPopliteal artery occlusionRaynaud's disease & phenomenonReflex sympathetic dystrophyRenal Artery AneurysmRenal artery stenosisSuperior vena cava obstructionTakayasu’s arteritisThoracic aortic aneurysmThoracic outlet syndromeThromboangiitis obliterans (Buerger's disease)Thrombophlebitis, superficial veinsVaricose veinsVascular disease, peripheral Venous insufficiency, chronicVisceral artery aneurysmsVisceral artery insufficiency


Breast abscess Breast augmentation disorders Breast cancer, female Breast cancer, male Breast fat necrosis Breast Fibroadenoma Fibrocystic breast disease Nipple discharge


Cancer, infectious complicationsCancer, overviewCarcinoid syndrome, malignant Effusions, malignant, pleural, pericardial, & peritonealHypercalcemia, malignant Hyperuricemia Paraneoplastic syndromes Spinal cord compression, malignant


Angina pectoris Angina pectoris, unstableAortic regurgitation Aortic stenosis Atrial fibrillationAtrial flutterAtrial septal defectBradycardiasCardiomyopathy, hypertrophicCardiomyopathy, primary dilatedCoarctation of the aorta Congestive heart failureCor pulmonale Hypertension, chronicHypertensive urgencies & emergencies Lipid abnormalities Mitral regurgitation Mitral stenosis Mitral valve prolapse Myocardial infarction, acuteMyocarditis, acutePatent ductus arteriosus Pericardial effusion Pericarditis, acutePericarditis, restrictivePulmonary edema, acutePulmonary hypertension, primary Pulmonary stenosis Syncope Tachycardia, paroxysmal supraventricularTachycardia, ventricularVentricular septal defect

Diabetes Mellitus & Hypoglycemia

Acidosis, lactic Diabetes mellitus, gestationalDiabetes mellitus, type 1 Diabetes mellitus, type 2 Diabetic ketoacidosis Hyperglycemic hyperosmolar stateHypoglycemic disordersInsulinoma

Ear, Nose, & Throat

Aphthous ulcerAuditory tube dysfunction Candidiasis, oral Cerumen impactionEpiglottitisEpistaxis Gingivitis, necrotizing ulcerativeGlossitis & glossodyniaHead & neck cancerHearing loss Hoarseness, dysphonia, & stridor Leukoplakia & erythroplakia Nasal trauma Neck masses Otitis media, acuteOtitis media, serousOtitis externaPharyngitis & tonsillitis Sinusitis, acute TinnitusVertigo Vestibular schwannoma (acoustic neuroma)Vocal cord dysfunction


Acromegaly & gigantism Adrenocortical insufficiency, acute (adrenal crisis)Adrenocortical insufficiency, chronic (Addison's disease)Amenorrhea, primaryCushing's syndrome (hypercortisolism)Diabetes insipidusGalactorrheaGoiter, endemicGynecomastiaHirsutism & virilizationHyperaldosteronism, primary HyperparathyroidismHyperprolactinemiaHyperthyroidismHypogonadism, maleHypoparathyroidism & pseudohypoparathyroidismHypopituitarismHypothyroidism (myxedema)Islet cell tumorsMultiple endocrine neoplasia type 2 (MEN 2)Multiple endocrine neoplasia type I (MEN I)Muscle CrampsOsteomalaciaOsteoporosisPaget's disease of bonePheochromocytomaThyroid cancerThyroid nodules & multinodular goiterThyroiditisTurner's syndrome (gonadal dysgenesis)


Cataract ConjunctivitisGlaucoma, acute angle-closure Glaucoma, chronic open-angle Macular degeneration, age-relatedRetinal detachment

Fluid & Electrolyte Disorders

Acidosis, metabolic, decreased or normal anion gap Acidosis, metabolic, increased anion gap Acidosis, respiratory Alkalosis, metabolic Alkalosis, respiratory Hypercalcemia Hyperkalemia Hypermagnesemia Hypernatremia Hyperphosphatemia Hypocalcemia Hypokalemia Hypomagnesemia Hyponatremia Hypophosphatemia Osmolar gap Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone (SIADH)

Gastrointestinal Disorders

AchalasiaAnal cancerAnal fissuresAnorectal infectionsAppendicitisAscitesAscites, malignantBacterial overgrowth, small intestineCarcinoid tumors, gastricCeliac DiseaseColitis, antibiotic-associatedColitis, microscopicColonic pseudo-obstruction, acute (Ogilvie's syndrome)Colorectal cancerColorectal cancer, hereditary nonpolyposis ConstipationCrohn's diseaseDiarrhea, acuteDiarrhea, chronicDiverticulitisDiverticulosisDyspepsiaEsophageal cancerEsophageal diverticulaEsophageal injury, causticEsophageal varicesEsophageal webs and ringsEsophagitis, infectiousEsophagitis, pill-inducedFamilial adenomatous polyposisFamilial Mediterranean feverFecal incontinenceGastric cancerGastritis, atrophicGastritis, erosive & hemorrhagicGastroesophageal reflux diseaseGastrointestinal bleeding, acute lowerGastrointestinal bleeding, acute upperGastrointestinal bleeding, occultGastroparesisHelicobacter pylori gastritisHemorrhoidsHiccupsIleus, acute paralyticIrritable bowel syndromeLactase deficiencyLymphoma, gastricMallory-Weiss SyndromeMesothelioma, peritonealNausea & vomitingPeptic ulcer diseasePeptic ulcer disease, complicationsPerianal abscess & fistulaPeritonitis, spontaneous bacterial Peritonitis, tuberculousPolyps, colonic & small intestinalProtein-losing enteropathyShort bowel syndromeSmall intestinal neoplasmsTuberculosis, intestinal Ulcerative colitisWhipple's diseaseZollinger-Ellison syndrome


AlkaptonuriaDown syndromeFragile X mental retardationGaucher's diseaseHomocystinuriaKlinefelter's syndromeMarfan's syndromePorphyria, acute intermittent


Alzheimer's diseaseDelirium in elderlyDementia in elderly, non-Alzheimer'sDepression in elderlyFalls in elderly Immobility in elderly Urinary incontinence in elderlyWeight loss & malnutrition in elderly


AbortionAmenorrhea, secondary & menopauseBartholin’s duct cyst and abscess Cervical cancer Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia Cervical polyps Cervicitis Contraception, abstinenceContraception, emergencyContraception, IUD & barrier methods Contraception, oral, injections, & implantsContraception, sterilizationDysmenorrheaDyspareunia (painful intercourse)Endometrial cancer Endometriosis Genital prolapse Infertility, assisted reproductive technologiesInfertility, femaleLeiomyoma of the uterus Menopausal syndrome Ovarian tumors Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)Polycystic ovary syndrome (persistent anovulation) Premenstrual syndrome Rape Uterine prolapse Vaginal bleeding, abnormal premenopausalVaginal bleeding, postmenopausal Vaginitis Vulvar cancer

Infectious Diseases: Bacterial & Chlamydial

ActinomycosisAnaerobic infections, bacteremia & endocarditisAnaerobic infections, central nervous systemAnaerobic infections, chestAnaerobic infections, intra-abdominal Anaerobic infections, skin and soft tissueAnaerobic infections, upper respiratory tractAnthraxBotulismBrucellosisCampylobacter infectionsCat scratch diseaseChancroidCholeraClostridial myonecrosisDiphtheriaEndocarditis, infectiveEnterococcal infectionsGastroenteritis, Escherichia coliGastroenteritis, SalmonellaGonococcal infectionsGranuloma inguinaleHaemophilus infectionsLegionnaire's diseaseLeprosyListeriosisLymphogranuloma venereumMeningitis, meningococcalMeningitis, pneumococcal Moraxella catarrhalis infectionMycobacterium infection, atypical NocardiosisOsteomyelitis, Staphylococcus aureus Pertussis, BordetellaPlaguePneumonia, chlamydialPneumonia, pneumococcal PsittacosisRubella ShigellosisSkin infections, streptococcalStaphylococci infections, coagulase-negative Streptococcal, group A InfectionsTetanusToxic shock syndrome, Staphylococcus aureus Trench feverTuberculous meningitis TularemiaTyphoid feverUrethritis & cervicitis, chlamydialVibrio Infections

Infectious Diseases: General Problems

Bites, animal and humanDiarrhea, traveler's Drug-use related infectionsFever, unknown origin (FUO)Infection in immunocompromised hostInfection, central nervous systemInfection, nosocomial Sexually transmitted disease

Infectious Diseases: Mycotic

Aspergillosis Bacteremia, staphylococcalBlastomycosis CandidiasisChromoblastomycosis Coccidioidomycosis Cryptococcosis Histoplasmosis Mucormycosis Mycetoma Paracoccidioidomycosis Penicillium marneffei infection Pneumocystis pneumonia Sporotrichosis

Infectious Diseases: Protozoal & Helminthic

Acanthamoeba infections AmebiasisAmebic liver disease Amebic meningoencephalitis, primary Angiostrongyliasis cantonensis Angiostrongyliasis costaricensis AnisakiasisAscariasis Babesiosis Balantidiasis Clonorchiasis & opisthorchiasis Cryptosporidiosis Cyclosporiasis Cysticercosis Dracunculiasis Echinococcosis Enterobiasis Fascioliasis Fasciolopsiasis Filariasis Giardiasis Gnathostomiasis Hookworm disease Isosporiasis Larva migrans, cutaneous Larva migrans, visceral Leishmaniasis Leishmaniasis, mucocutaneousLeishmaniasis, visceral (kala azar) Loiasis Malaria Onchocerciasis Paragonimiasis Sarcocystosis Schistosomiasis Strongyloidiasis Tapeworm infection, beef Tapeworm infection, dwarfTapeworm infection, fish Tapeworm infection, pork Toxoplasmosis in immunocompetent patientToxoplasmosis in immunocompromised patientTrichinosis Trichuriasis Trypanosomiasis, African (T b gambiense) Trypanosomiasis, African (T b rhodesiense)Trypanosomiasis, American (Chagas' disease)

Infectious Diseases: Spirochetal

Leptospirosis Lyme disease Rat-bite fever Relapsing fever Syphilis

Infectious Diseases: Viral & Rickettsial

Adenovirus infectionsArbovirus encephalitides Arthritis, viralBacteremia, SalmonellaCoxsackievirus infections Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection Dengue EhrlichiosisGastroenteritis, viralHemorrhagic fever & HantavirusHIV infectionHuman T-cell lymphotrophic virus (HTLV)Influenza Kawasaki syndromeLymphocytic choriomeningitis Measles MononucleosisMumps Poliomyelitis Prion diseasesQ fever Rabies Rocky mountain spotted fever Typhus, endemicTyphus, epidemic louse-borneTyphus, scrub Varicella and herpes zoster Yellow fever


Focal segmental glomerular sclerosis Glomerulonephritis Glomerulonephritis, cryoglobulin-associated Glomerulonephritis, membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis, pauci-immune Glomerulonephritis, postinfectious Goodpasture’s syndrome, renal Minimal change disease Nephritis, interstitial Nephritis, lupus Nephropathy, diabetic Nephropathy, immunoglobulin A Nephropathy, membranousNephrotic syndrome Polycystic kidney diseaseRenal cell carcinoma Renal failure, acute Renal failure, chronic Tubular necrosis, acute

Liver, Biliary Tract, & Pancreas

Biliary stricture Biliary tract carcinoma Cholangitis and choledocholithiasisCholecystectomy, pre- and post-syndrome Cholecystitis, acute Cholelithiasis (gallstones)Cirrhosis Cirrhosis, primary biliary Fatty liver disease, alcoholic & nonalcoholic Hemochromatosis Hepatic encephalopathy Hepatic failure, acute Hepatic vein obstruction (Budd-Chiari syndrome) Hepatitis A Hepatitis B, acute Hepatitis B, chronic Hepatitis C, acuteHepatitis C, chronic Hepatitis D (delta)Hepatitis, alcoholic Hepatitis, autoimmune Hepatitis, drug- or toxin-induced Hepatocellular carcinoma Hepatopathy, ischemic Hepatopulmonary syndrome Hepatorenal syndrome Jaundice Liver abscess, pyogenic Liver neoplasms, benign Pancreatic cancerPancreatitis, acute Pancreatitis, chronic Sclerosing cholangitis, primary Wilson’s disease


Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosisAsbestosis Aspiration of gastric contents, acuteAspiration of gastric contents, chronic Asthma Asthma, occupational BerylliosisBronchial obstruction Bronchiectasis Bronchiolitis obliterans & organizing pneumoniaBronchogenic carcinoma Carcinoid tumors, bronchial Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) Churg-Strauss syndrome Coal worker’s pneumoconiosis Cystic fibrosis Goodpasture's syndrome, pulmonaryHemoptysis Hyperventilation syndromes Hypoventilation, primary alveolarLung cancer, secondary MesotheliomaMycobacterial pulmonary infections, nontuberculous Obesity-hypoventilation syndrome Panbronchiolitis, diffuse Pleural effusion Pleuritis Pneumonia, anaerobic, & lung abscess Pneumonia, community-acquiredPneumonia, eosinophilic Pneumonia, hospital-acquired Pneumonia, idiopathic fibrosing interstitial Pneumonia, usual interstitial Pneumonitis, acute interstitial Pneumonitis, hypersensitivity Pneumonitis, nonspecific interstitialPneumonitis, radiation Pneumothorax, spontaneousPulmonary alveolar proteinosis Pulmonary embolism Pulmonary hemosiderosis, idiopathic Pulmonary hypertension Pulmonary nodule, solitary Pulmonary radiation fibrosis Pulmonary veno-occlusive disease Right middle lobe syndrome Sarcoidosis Silicosis Sleep apnea, obstructiveSmoke inhalation Tracheal stenosis Tuberculosis in HIVTuberculosis, latent infection Tuberculosis, pulmonary

Musculoskeletal Disorders

Angiitis of the CNS, primaryAnkle sprainsAnkylosing spondylitisArthritis & inflammatory bowel diseasesArthritis in sarcoidosisArthritis, gonococcal Arthritis, nongonococcal acute bacterial (septic)Arthritis, reactive (Reiter’s syndrome)Avascular necrosis of boneBehçet’s syndromeBone & joint mycotic infectionsBone tumors & tumorlike lesionsBursitis Carpal tunnel syndromeConnective tissue disease, mixedDupuytren’s contractureEosinophilia-myalgia syndromeEpicondylitis, lateral & medial FibromyalgiaGouty arthritisHenoch-Schönlein purpuraKnee, overuse syndromesLow back painMeniscus tears, medial Myopathies: dermatomyositis & polymyositisNeck painNeurogenic arthropathy (Charcot’s joint)OsteoarthritisOsteomyelitis, acute pyogenic Patellofemoral SyndromePlantar fasciitisPolyarteritis nodosa & microscopic polyangiitisPolychondritis, relapsingPolymyalgia rheumatica & giant cell arteritisPseudogout & chondrocalcinosis Psoriatic arthritisRhabdomyolysisRheumatic manifestations of cancerRheumatic manifestations of HIVRheumatism, palindromicRheumatoid arthritisRotator cuff injuriesScleroderma (systemic sclerosis)Sjögrens syndromeSpinal stenosis, lumbarStill’s disease, adultSystemic lupus erythematosusTuberculosis, bones & jointsVasculitis, cryoglobulinemicWegener’s granulomatosis

Neurologic Disorders

Aneurysm, intracranial Arteriovenous malformations, intracranial Bell’s palsy Brain abscess Brain death Brain mass, AIDS Brain metastases Brain tumor, primaryDysautonomia Dystonia, torsionEpilepsy Femoral neuropathyGlossopharyngeal neuralgia Guillain-Barré syndromeHead injury Headache Headache, cluster Headache, migraine Huntington's diseaseLocked-in syndromeMeralgia parestheticaMononeuropathies Motor neuron diseaseMultiple sclerosisMuscular dystrophies Myasthenia gravis Myasthenic syndromeMyoclonus Myotonic dystrophyNeck pain, discogenic Paralysis, periodic Parkinsonism PlexopathiesPolyneuropathies Polyneuropathy, chronic inflammatoryPostherpetic neuralgia Pseudotumor cerebriRadial neuropathySciatic nerve palsy Spasticity Spinal cord tumors, primary & metastaticSpinal cord vascular diseases Spinal trauma Status epilepticus Stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage Stroke, ischemic Stroke, lacunar Stupor & coma Subarachnoid hemorrhage Syringomyelia Tourette's syndromeTransient ischemic attack Tremor, essential Trigeminal neuralgia Ulnar neuropathyVegetative state, persistentVenous thrombosis, intracranial Weakness & paralysis Wernicke’s encephalopathy


Anorexia nervosa Bulimia nervosa Niacin deficiency ObesityRiboflavin deficiency Vitamin A deficiency Vitamin B6 deficiency Vitamin C deficiency Vitamin E deficiency Vitamin K deficiency


Abortion, recurrent Abortion, spontaneous Cardiomyopathy, peripartum Ectopic pregnancy Fatty liver of pregnancy, acute Hemolytic disease in newborn Hydatidiform mole & choriocarcinoma Hyperemesis gravidarum Labor, preterm Nausea & vomiting of pregnancy Preeclampsia & eclampsia Pregnancy Pregnancy, third trimester bleeding Pregnancy, thyroid disease

Physical Agent-Related Disorders

Burns Decompression sickness Drowning Electric shockFrostbite Heat exposure syndromesHypothermia Mountain sickness Radiation reactions Urticaria, cold

Poisoning & Overdose

Acetaminophen overdose Amphetamine & cocaine overdoseAntiarrhythmic agent overdoseAnticoagulant overdose Anticonvulsant overdose Antipsychotic agent overdoseArsenic overdose Atropine and anticholinergic poisoning Beta-blocker overdose Bites, snake & lizardBites, spider & scorpionCalcium channel blocker overdose Carbon monoxide poisoning Clonidine overdose Cyanide poisoning Digitalis toxicity Gamma hydroxybutyrate overdose HyperthermiaIron overdose Isoniazid poisoning Lead poisoningLSD overdose Mercury poisoningMethanol and ethylene glycol poisoningMethemoglobinemiaMonoamide oxidase inhibitor overdose Mushroom poisoningOpioid poisoningParaquat poisoningPesticide poisoningPetroleum distillate poisoningSalicylate poisoning Seafood poisoningSedative-hypnotic agent overdose Theophylline toxicityThiamin deficiency Tricyclic antidepressant overdose

Psychiatric Disorders

Alcoholism Anxiety and dissociative disorders Bipolar disorder DeliriumDepression Factitious disorder Gender identity disorderHeadache, tension HypersomniaInsomnia Lithium toxicity ManiaNarcolepsy Neuroleptic malignant syndrome Opioid dependencyPain disorders, chronic Paraphilias ParasomniasPersonality disorders Posttraumatic stress disorder Schizophrenia Sexual dysfunctionSomatoform disorders Stress and adjustment disordersTardive dyskinesia

Skin, Hair, & Nails

Acne vulgaris Actinic keratosis Baldness Basal cell carcinoma Bites, insect Bullous pemphigoid Calluses & corns, feet & toes Candidiasis, mucocutaneousCellulitisDecubitus ulcersDermatitis herpetiformis Dermatitis, atopic Dermatitis, contact Dermatitis, exfoliating Dermatitis, seborrheic DermatophytidDiscoid lupus erythematosus Erysipelas Erythema multiforme Erythema nodosum Folliculitis FurunculosisHerpes simplex virus infections Herpes zoster Immunoglobulin A deficiency, selective Impetigo Intertrigo Kaposi’s sarcoma Leishmaniasis, cutaneousLichen planus Lichen simplex chronicus Lymphoma, cutaneous T-cell Melanoma, malignant Molluscum contagiosum Nevi, congenitalNevi, dysplasticOnychomycosisPediculosis Pemphigus Photodermatitis Pityriasis rosea Pompholyx (dyshidrotic eczema)Porphyria cutanea tarda PruritusPruritus, anogenitalPsoriasis Rash, drug Rash, heatRosacea Scabies Seborrheic keratosesSmallpox & vacciniaSquamous cell carcinoma Tinea corporis or tinea circinata Tinea cruris Tinea manuum & pedis Tinea versicolor Urticaria & angioedema Venous stasis ulcers Warts

Symptoms (Common)

Chronic fatigue syndromeCoughEdema, lower extremityFeverHeadache, acuteWeight loss, involuntary


Benign prostatic hyperplasia Bladder cancer Cystitis, acute Cystitis, interstitial Epididymitis, acute Erectile dysfunction Infertility, male Prostate cancer Prostatitis, acute bacterial Prostatitis, chronic bacterial Prostatodynia Pyelonephritis, acute Testicular cancer Ureter and renal pelvis cancer Urinary incontinence Urinary stone disease

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