Карточка-задание по английскому языку на тему «MEDICAL WRITING: CASE ABSTRACT_16»
«MEDICAL WRITING: CASE ABSTRACT_16»
·What is a medical case report?
·What parts does it include?
·What is an abstract?
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A severe case of erythrodermic
psoriasis associated with advanced nail and joint manifestations: a case report
Erythrodermic psoriasis is a rare
generalized clinical presentation of psoriasis in children and adults. Its
systemic involvement and a diverse range of clinical findings in the joint and
nails are commonly described. A high index of suspicion and an exhaustive
differential diagnosis involving other causes of erythroderma should be
We present the case of a
9-year-old native Hispanic girl with severe erythrodermic psoriasis associated
with uncommon advanced nail and joint manifestations. Our patient showed an
excellent response to methotrexate medication.
This case shows clinical features
not commonly described or reported in severe cases of erythrodermic psoriasis,
including severe and rare nail and arthritic findings in a pediatric scenario.
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·Why is it important
·Needs to be reported
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1.Is this the first report of this kind in the literature?
2.What are brief details of what the patient(s) presented with?
3.What the reader should learn from the case report?
4.What the clinical impact will be?
5.Is it an original case report of interest to a particular clinical
specialty of medicine?
6.Will it have a broader clinical impact across medicine?
7.Are any teaching points identified?
·Why abstract is the most important part for case
published in electronic databases?