What is the diagnosis-Include some background on the disease
What is the diagnosis? Include some background on the disease/disorder.
What is the (possible) etiology? Is there or can there be a family history? If genetic, what is the defective gene product?
What are the diagnostic criteria? Lab values, if applicable.
What are the signs and symptoms? When should the patient report to a hospital (If applicable)? What are possible complications?
P.J. is a 67 year old man with a long history of stable angina who is treated with nitroglycerin tablets as needed for chest pain. He has mild hypertension which is well controlled by diet and an ACE inhibitor. PJ has noticed increasing chest pain, but the pain subsides quickly with nitroglycerin. at are the possible treatments? Include dietary and activity modifications if applicable.