The most feared complication of shingles is postherpetic neuralgia.
A common cause of adult-onset flatfoot deformity is dysfunction of the posterior tibial tendon.
Each month we present authoritative advice on the investigation of a common clinical problem, specially written for family doctors by the Board of Continuing Medical Education of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.
GPs are likely to he the first point of contact for advice about safety or otherwise of drugs during pregnancy.
A young man presents with a three-year history of asymptomatic pale-yellow to flesh-coloured cysts on his chest, forearms and axillae.
Up to 5% of the population will have a form of seizure during their lifetime; 1% will go on to have further seizures requiring treatment.