Residents Round-Up

Challenging cases in urology: Hematuria in a man with prune belly syndromeImaging reveals a mass at the anterior bladder dome with inflammation extending to the perivesical fat. No pelvic lymphadenopathy or sites of metastatic disease are found.
Challenging cases in urology: CT indicates germ cell tumor, but no palpable testicular mass presentA 25-year-old male presents with 4 weeks of intermittent right flank pain occasionally radiating to the testicle. CT shows a 7-cm partially necrotic retroperitoneal mass at the level of the right renal vein and a 2-cm lesion overlaying the right psoas muscle.
Neuropathic dry eye: When serum defeats tearsOphthalmology Times is pleased to announce Melina I. Morkin, MD, and Pedram Hamrah, MD, FACS, of New England Eye Center/Tufts Medical Center, Department of Ophthalmology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, as the third-place winner of the 2017 Resident Writer’s Award Program, sponsored by Allergan. Their entry is featured here.
Cosmetic eyeliner tattoo as risk factor for ocular surface diseaseOphthalmology Times is pleased to announce Igor I. Bussel, MD, MS, MHA, and Deepinder K. Dhaliwal, MD (faculty sponsor), of the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Eye Center, Pittsburgh, as the second-place winner of the 2017 Resident Writer’s Award Program, sponsored by Allergan. Their entry is featured here.
HHV-1, -2, -3: Precise medical management of herpetic nodular anterior scleritis
[Video] Prescription for financial health: Tips for early-stage physicians (part 1 of 4)In this video, Jeff Witz, CFP, outlines the common characteristics found in financially successful physicians and shares basic financial concepts.
[Video] Prescription for financial health: Risk management (part 2 of 4)In this video, Jeff Witz, CFP, discusses Economic Life Value as well as life and disability insurance.
[Video] Prescription for financial health: Accumulation/investments (part 3 of 4)In this video, Jeff Witz, CFP, explains "loanership" and "ownership" investment assets and shares the top five reasons for investment loss.
[Video] Prescription for financial health: Asset protection (part 4 of 4)In this video, Jeff Witz, CFP, outlines common asset protection strategies and discusses estate taxes.
Life after residency: Is a fellowship in your future?Nirmish Singla, MD, offers career planning tips to urology residents who may be approaching the end of their training.

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