This 13-year-old boy presents with hyperpigmented skin on his neck. He is 66.75 inches and weighs 232 pounds. Your suspicion?
Stool transplant for C. difficile infection is becoming more popular. But, is the cure rate really 90%?
These discolored, scaly lesions on this young man’s trunk have recurred for the past 2 summers. He reports that the rash becomes “irritated and itchy” when he is in the sun.
Could repeated episodes of vomiting in this young woman be related to ingestion of a drug?
For the past year, the patient has had episodes of severe nausea, vomiting, headache, and abdominal pain separated by weeks of feeling quite well.
What does fractional exhaled nitric oxide have to do with a diagnosis of asthma? Find the answer and 6 more questions in this asthma pop quiz.
How good are your hunches when it comes to cases of possible child abuse? Can you determine which cases need to be reported to Child Protective Services and which require a medical diagnosis? See how well you do with the 5 cases presented here.
What would your diagnosis be in this young man and how would that inform your next step?
Eruptive xanthomas; smooth-shaped, deeply placed nodules; a solitary itchy patch . . . how much do you know about these and 2 other disorders?
While demonstrating his retro dance moves, a 31-year-old injures his knee doing “the Twist.” Now he can barely walk. Would you order an x-ray?