The occurrence of invasive aspergillosis, a fatal systemic fungal
infection, has increased drastically over the past few decades, and the
death toll has risen by more than 300%.
Foot infection, a common and serious complication of diabetes,
increases the risk of hospitalization, amputation, and death.
Many live vaccines have the potential to cause infection in an immunosuppressed patient.
In more than 20% of cases, the etiology of this life-threatening disorder is unknown.
The FDA has recently approved two different agents for weight loss in obese patients.
It is imperative to recognize risk
factors and signs of overdose, as well as understand pharmacologic management strategies.