Nipple retraction: don,t stop your reasoning

CLINICAL CASE: A 45-year-old woman was attending the oncology clinic in a normal follow-up for a sarcoma on her left leg, now disease-free for at least three years. At the last visit she referred a nipple retraction. Her oncologist could have considered this finding as something common and without importance…but she didn,t stop thinking

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Unexpected finding: choroidal metastases

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Ocular symptoms in cancer patients are a real diagnostic challenge nowdays for two reasons: the first one because the new drugs used in Oncology have a high rate of ocular toxicity, and the second one because a choroidal metastases is a very uncommon event…

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Mind maps in Medicine

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Mind mapping, developed by Tony Buzan, is a method to show information selecting key words or, in Medicine,key signs or symptoms in a graphic way, looking for a better description and an easier way of learning. I have to confess that I,ve never seen this method in the everyday teaching but I think is worth considering…

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