Journal CME

Volume 89, Number 1

A painful mass in the jaw

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Release Date: January 1, 2022
Expiration Date: December 31, 2022

Estimated Time of Completion: 1 hour

Description

A review of the workup of a patient who presented with a painful mass in the left side of her jaw, headache, lockjaw, painful swallowing, night sweats, and unintentional weight loss.

Learning Objective

Readers will recognize clues to metastasis of liver carcinoma and the possible association of patient ethnicity.

Target Audience

Directed to practitioners in hematology, oncology, genetics, hospice & palliative medicine, otolaryngology/ENT, radiology, and radiation oncology.

Accreditation

In support of improving patient care, Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation

American Medical Association (AMA) Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this journal-based activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Participants claiming CME credit from this activity may submit the credit hours to the American Osteopathic Association for Category 2 credit.

MOC/CC Part II Accreditation

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to:

ABA MOC: 1.0 Lifelong Learning MOC points in the ABA MOCA 2.0® Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program®

ABIM MOC: 1.0 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the ABIM MOC Assessment Recognition Program

ABPath CC: 1.0 Lifelong Learning credits in the ABPath Continuing Certification Program

ABP MOC: 1.0 Lifelong Learning & Self-Assessment MOC points in the ABP Maintenance of Certification Program

ABS MOC: 1.0 Accredited CME & Self-Assessment credits toward ABS Continuous Certification Program

Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABA, ABIM, ABPath, ABP, and ABS credit. Credit will be reported within 30 days of claiming credit.

***Please Note*** To receive MOC you must select the MOC option during the online credit claiming process and complete the required steps.

Activity Director and Authors

Activity Director

Brian F. Mandell, MD, PhD
Chairman, Department of Academic Medicine, Education Institute,
Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
of Case Western Reserve University,
Editor in Chief, Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine,
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Co-Activity Directors

Pelin Batur, MD, FACP, NCMP
Department of Subspecialty Women’s Health,
Ob/Gyn & Women’s Health Institute, Cleveland Clinic;
Associate Professor of Medicine,
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH;
Deputy Editor, Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine,
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Craig D. Nielsen, MD, FACP
Vice Chairman, Department of Internal Medicine;
Associate Professor, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH;
Governor, Ohio Chapter, American College of Physicians;
Deputy Editor, Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine,
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Mary T. Cusick, MS
Executive Editor, Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine,
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Authors

Kanishka G. Patel, MD
Resident, Internal Medicine Residency Program,
Department of Internal Medicine,
University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA

Jasmine C. Huynh, MD
Fellow, Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program,
Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine,
University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA

James Liu, MD
Fellow, Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program,
Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine,
University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA

Paul Aronowitz, MD
Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Medicine,
Department of Internal Medicine,
University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA

May Cho, MD
Associate Clinical Professor,
Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine,
University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA

CME Disclaimer

The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the authors/faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by The Cleveland Clinic Foundation. In no event will The Cleveland Clinic Foundation be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME activity.

Disclosures

In accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support issued by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education requires resolution of all faculty conflicts of interest to ensure CME activities are free of commercial bias.

The following faculty have indicated that they have a relationship which, in the context of their contributions, could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest:

Brian F. Mandell, MD, PhD (Activity Director)
  Teaching and speaking Genentech
  Consulting Horizon Pharma
Daniel J. Brotman, MD
  Research/independent contractor Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.
  Consulting, advisor or review panel participant Pfizer
Abhijit Duggal, MD
  Advisor or review panel participant, principal or
   co-investigator of funded research
Alung Technologies
Kristin Highland, MD
  Consulting, teaching and speaking,
   principal or co-investigator of funded research
Acceleron Pharma Inc, Bayer Healthcare
  Consulting, research/independent contractor,
   teaching and speaking
Acetelion
  Consulting, advisor or review panel participant,
   teaching and speaking, principal or
   co-investigator of funded research
Boehringer Ingelheim, United Therapeutics Corporation
  Consulting Forsee
  Consulting, research/independent contractor,
   principal or co-investigator of funded research
Genentech/Roche
  Research/independent contractor Gossamer Bio, Viela Bio, Inc
Christian Nasr, MD
  Advisor or review panel participant Nevro Corporation
  Consulting, research/independent contractor Siemens
Tyler Stevens, MD
  Teaching and speaking Abbvie Pharmaceuticals
  Consulting Boston Scientific
Olaf Wendler
  Consulting Edwards Lifesciences
May Cho, MD
  Consulting, teaching, and speaking Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.
  Consulting Eisai, Exelixis, and Genentech/Roche

All other authors, co-activity directors, reviewers and CCJM staff report no relevant financial relationships which, in the context of their contributions, could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest.


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This CME activity was produced by the Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine and the Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education.