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medscape-article History A 67-year-old male patient presented with a 2-month duration of blisters on his hands, sores which would not heal, and general soreness of his hands. Patient was healthy otherwise and felt the lesions began after he starting taking nitroglycerin. Historically, there were no clues to suggest a contact …

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Management of Constipation and Encopresis in Children

medscape-article Background Constipation is a common complaint seen in primary care, accounting for approximately 3% to 10% of pediatric visits and more than 25% of referrals to gastroenterologists (Borowitz et al 2005, Di Lorenzo 2000, Marin and Barghout 2004, Youssef and Di Lorenzo 2001). Simple constipation is identified by timing …

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