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2008-09-23 03:00:09

By Bielan, Barbara The "What's Your Assessment?" series includes a short case presentation and differential diagnosis. It is followed by a discussion of the disease or condition and the rationale used in each step of the assessment. History This 44-year-old female presented to the dermatology clinic with a diffuse dermatitis on her trunk and upper arms for approximately 3 months. The lesions are slightly pruritic but otherwise asymptomatic. She is concerned because most lesions started...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.