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2012-04-16 23:00:30

A little-known toxin called Blastomyces dermatididis is a silent -- possibly deadly -- fungal organism that lurks where your dog plays. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 15, 2012 A little-known toxin called Blastomyces dermatididis is a silent -- possibly deadly -- fungal organism that hides in places that pet owners often take their dogs to play. One German Shepherd, Audrey, and her family discovered this the hard way, after Audrey inhaled it during a vacation in Northern Wisconsin. She is now...

2008-09-23 03:00:09

By Derkach, Yelena Brown, Clarence William Jr The "Clinical Snapshot" series provides a concise examination of a clinical presentation including history, treatment, patient education, and nursing measures. Using the format here, you are invited to submit your "Clinical Snapshot" to Dermatology Nursing. History A 31-year-old Hispanic male referred to the dermatology clinic presented with painful, bleeding, and pruritic ulcers on his left chin and left medial knee for 6 months. Two months...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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