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The patient drove himself to the ED after experiencing symptoms while playing basketball. He has a history of anxiety, but is this more than a case of nerves over a missed foul shot?
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This lesion began to develop multiple colors. Is there cause for concern? Test your knowledge on 5 topics in this quiz.
This benign, solitary, nodular tumor on the lower eyelid arises from the follicular infundibulum. What do you know about this condition and the 4 others in this quiz?
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Two small children, two opportunities to administer the live MMR vaccine. Who gets the shot and who does not?
The incidental finding was noted during screening endoscopy for Barrett's esophagus. Can you answer these 3 questions on next steps and management of the case.
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