Ophthalmic Side Effects of COVID-19 – A Novel Case from the Coronavirus Pandemic

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Internal Medicine, Medical News, Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

Ophthalmic Side Effects of the Covid-19 Pandemic

Ophthalmic Side Effects of COVID-19 – A Novel Case from the Coronavirus PandemicAs part of Med-Challenger’s Guideline Knowledge Check blog series, we sometimes like to address unusual cases where medical problems may become more prevalent given certain circumstances, like during a viral pandemic.  An increase in certain acute ophthalmic problems during the COVID-19 pandemic is a great example.  Try this … Read More

Clinical Pearl of the Month – Identify and Treat Tinea Capitis

Gerard Kiernan, MD, FAAFP, FHMClinical Pearls, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Medicine, Physician Assistant

Tinea Capitis Case

A 10-Year-Old Boy with an Itchy Scalp and Patches of Hair LossIdentify and Treat Tinea Capitis Pearls of Wisdom Q&A CaseTinea capitis is a dermatological condition most common in children. It is caused by a fungal infection of the hair and scalp caused by dermatophyte fungi.  Let’s take a look at this tinea capitis case and see if you can … Read More