Therapy Update 09 November 2016 Associate Professor Vicki Kotsirilos

How a change in diet eliminated a boy’s chronic itchy rash

Joel is a five-year-old who suffers mild episodic asthma and a chronic itchy rash. Recurring otitis media and chest infections have warranted repeat courses of antibiotics, especially in his first two years of life.
How to Treat 16 September 2016 Dr Steven Maltby (PhD), Conjoint Professor Peter Gibson, Professor Joerg Mattes, Associate Professor Vanessa McDonald
How to Treat 09 September 2016 Dr Steven Maltby (PhD), Conjoint Professor Peter Gibson, Professor Joerg Mattes, Associate Professor Vanessa McDonald
Picture Quiz 31 August 2016 Dr Peter Hsu

Quiz: A freckly rash

A teenage girl presents with tan-coloured macules all over her body. Take the quiz:
Case Report 09 August 2016 Dr Penny Gosling

Investigating reduced grip strength

Trevor, a 63-year-old man, presents complaining of reduced grip strength and decreased manual dexterity. He has particular difficulty with buttons and zippers, and putting when playing golf.
Picture Quiz 24 February 2016 Dr Peter Hsu

Quiz: Just another rash?

Jodie, a 10 year-old-girl, presents to the clinic with recurrent “urticarial rash” all over her body. Take the quiz:
Therapy Update 17 December 2015 Dr Thomas Stewart, Professor Dedee Murrell

Rare, painful, recalcitrant ulcer

Pyoderma gangrenosum is a chronic ulcerating dermatosis that appears to be immune-mediated.1 It is characterised by the sudden onset of a purplish red plaque, which enlarges and then breaks down into a painful skin ulcer with undermined borders.
Case Report 10 November 2015 Dr Sally Kennett

Case Study: Haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis

Ally turned 21 on 7 May, 2014. She was an active young woman, and her mother described her as the "poster child of health and happiness'.
Picture Quiz 08 October 2015 Dr David Gillis

Quiz: Not just a test

Sarah, a 32-year-old teacher, presents to the ED with a four-month history of tiredness and general widespread pain in her muscles, following a nasty virus. Take the quiz:
Picture Quiz 18 July 2015 Dr Sam Mehr

Quiz: Is it simply ear infection?

A three-year-old boy presents with 12 months of a recurrent wet cough, improving on oral antibiotic therapy, but recurring once completed. Take the quiz: