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Medical Case Studies

What You Can Learn from a Patient’s Hands

January 22, 2015


A patient’s hands are a tremendous source of information and are one of the easiest areas to access and examine. Information about a patient… Read More

Medical Case Studies

Image of the Week: What Kind of Toxin Did this Patient Ingest?

January 21, 2015


This patient presented with decreased consciousness, twitching, drooling, and urinary incontinence after ingesting poisonous mushrooms. Coul… Read More

Inside Figure 1

Cincinnati Children’s Department of Radiology Launches First Hospital Account on Figure 1

January 20, 2015


We are excited to announce the next step in growing the Figure 1 community. As of today, we are making hospital accounts available on o… Read More

Inside Figure 1

45 days and 38 Countries Later

January 19, 2015


On December 3, we wrote a blog post announcing our launches in France and Germany and the beginning of a further expansion into Europe. Sinc… Read More

Medical Case Studies

Image of the Week: IVC Filter Removal

January 14, 2015


This image series shows the step by step removal of an inferior vena cava filter. These filters are removed infrequently, making this angiog… Read More

Medical Case Studies

Figure 1 Expanded Cases: Thoracic Empyema

January 14, 2015


Some images on Figure 1 are so compelling that we want to know more details on presentation, diagnosis, and treatment for an “Exp… Read More

Medical Insights

Half the World Has No Radiology

January 8, 2015


Figure 1 has partnered with RAD-AID International to showcase its efforts to improve radiology resources in developing and impoverished… Read More

Medical Case Studies

Image of the Week: A Challenging Genetics Case

January 7, 2015


This 37 year-old male has syndactyly in all four extremities, mid facial defects, and an intellectual disability. Which genetic syndrome is… Read More

Medical Insights

Health Leaders Series: Interview with Casey Parker, M.D., about Healthcare Education and the FOAMed movement

January 6, 2015


Dr. Parker is a rural GP working in the Kimberly region in Western Australia. He is the Director of Clinical Training at Broome Hospital and… Read More

Medical Case Studies

Image of the Week: Could you Identify this Life-Threatening Illness?

January 2, 2015


This is the first in a series of images that give more details about the case. This 23 year-old female reported a worsening sore throat and… Read More

Medical Case Studies

Image of the Week: What Does this Wood’s Lamp Reveal?

December 23, 2014


We’ve selected our image of the week. A 60 year-old diabetic male patient presents with discomfort and a macerated-appearing patch of skin i… Read More

Medical Case Studies

Five Interesting Medical Cases from 2014

December 22, 2014


In 2014, healthcare professionals shared thousands of medical cases on Figure 1. These images included both common and rare conditions… Read More