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A masquerading presentation of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans

A 53-year-old man with a history of basal cell carcinoma presented with an asymptomatic lesion on his chest that was initially evaluated in March 2022 and clinically diagnosed as a cyst. Due to increased growth, the patient opted for surgical excision.

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07.13.24

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The short- and long-term effect of osteopathic manipulative treatment on pain, and psychosocial factors in adults with chronic low back pain

Chronic low back pain (CLBP) has long plagued mankind, but little progress has been made in finding a rational and effective treatment, let alone a common cause. This study is an attempt to fill that void by measuring short- and long-term effects of osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT), including psychosocial and pain reduction in CLBP patients.

JOM Staff

07.11.24

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Interoceptive bodily awareness in patients seeking pain relief with osteopathic manipulative treatment: an observational cohort pilot study

Interoceptive bodily awareness (IBA) is one’s attentional focus on and relationship with comfortable and uncomfortable (e.g., pain) internal body sensations. Integrating IBA into research on osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) is growing, both as an outcome and predictor of treatment outcomes; however, it has yet to be studied in a clinical setting.

JOM Staff

07.09.24

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Use of person-centered language in obesity-related publications across sports medicine journals: a systematic review of adherence to person-centered language guidelines in sports medicine

Stigmatizing language or non-person-centered language (non-PCL) has been shown to impact patients negatively, especially in the case of obesity. This has led many associations, such as the American Medical Association (AMA) and the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), to enact guidelines prohibiting the use of stigmatizing language in medical research. In 2018, the AMA … Read More

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07.07.24

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Examining differences in trends in the orthopedic surgery match for osteopathic and allopathic medical graduates after the transition to single accreditation

The landscape of medical education in the United States has undergone significant changes, particularly with the rise of osteopathic medical students, constituting a substantial portion of medical school entrants. The merger of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) in 2020 opened residency slots to allopathic graduates that … Read More

JOM Staff

07.05.24

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DO seniors and IMGs have lower match probabilities than MD seniors after adjusting for specialty choice and USMLE Step 1 score

It is unknown if US residency applicants of different educational backgrounds (US allopathic [MD], Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine [DO], and international medical graduates [IMG]) but comparable academic performance have similar match success.

JOM Staff

07.03.24

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Medical malpractice liability in large language model artificial intelligence: legal review and policy recommendations

The emergence of generative large language model (LLM) artificial intelligence (AI) represents one of the most profound developments in healthcare in decades, with the potential to create revolutionary and seismic changes in the practice of medicine as we know it. However, significant concerns have arisen over questions of liability for bad outcomes associated with LLM … Read More

JOM Staff

07.01.24

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Tumid lupus masquerading as rosacea

A 43-year-old woman presented to our clinic in September 2023 for evaluation of a burning eruption on the face. The patient was initially seen at an outside dermatology clinic one year prior and diagnosed with rosacea which was treated with topical azelaic acid and oxymetazoline cream. The eruption progressed over the following months to include … Read More

JOM Staff

06.15.24

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Comorbidities associated with symptoms of subjective cognitive decline in individuals aged 45–64

Early-stage cognitive decline occurs when an individual experiences memory loss or other cognitive impairment but does not meet the criteria for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) or other dementias. After diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment (MCI), approximately 5–15 % of cases progress to dementia per year. AD and many other causes of dementia are presently incurable. Early recognition … Read More

JOM Staff

06.13.24