Behcet's disease is characterised by systemic vasculitis affecting both veins and arteries of various sizes. It is a multigenetic inflammatory disorder of unknown aetiology.
20 June 2018
Nya is a 23-year-old student concerned about pain and bleeding from her gums for the past seven months. Each week, How to Treat publishes a clinical picture quiz. The quiz has no CPD points attached, it's just for fun.
23 April 2018
Michael is a 17-year-old student who presents with his mother. Michael is shy, quiet, monosyllabic and submissive.
13 March 2018
Veronica, a 42-year-old equestrian centre owner, attends with a fever with associated lethargy, anorexia and some weight loss all over the preceding two weeks.
09 March 2018
Immunotherapies are pervading many corners of medicine and there will be many more to come. These biologics typically have unpronounceable names, unintelligible modes of action, cost a lot of money and lead many to espouse the miracles they can achieve.
07 March 2018
George, a 50-year-old man, initially presented with intraoral ulcerations, erosions on his scalp and blisters on his face. Each week, How to Treat publishes a clinical picture quiz. The quiz has no CPD points attached, it's just for fun.
06 February 2018
Jan is a 48-year-old teacher’s assistant at the local state high school. She developed type 1 diabetes as a teenager and was recently found to have autoimmune hypothyroidism.
23 October 2017
After last spring's epidemic thunderstorm asthma event in Victoria, the worst ever recorded worldwide, the phenomenon is back in the news ahead of the first grass pollen season in south-eastern Australia.1
19 September 2017
Invasive meningococcal disease is increasing in Australia, with serogroup W now predominating.1 The introduction in Australia in 2003 of the meningococcal serogroup C (MenC) vaccine has been an unqualified success.