Skip to main content
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

Medical Case Studies

Image of the Week: What Does this Finding Tell You?

December 18, 2014


A 52 year-old woman presented to her primary care physician with complaints of weakness, especially while rising from a seated position, and… Read More

Medical Insights

Health Leaders Series: Interview with Chris C. Feier, M.D., Author of “The Chief Complaint”

December 11, 2014


Chris C. Feier M.D., Pharm.D. is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine at LAC+USC Medical Cen… Read More

Medical Case Studies

Image of the Week: The Clock Draw Test

December 10, 2014


The clock draw test can be a window into the mind of a patient with dementia. Certain types of dementia show classic patterns on a clock dra… Read More

Medical Case Studies

Cardiothoracic Surgery Medical Images

December 8, 2014


Recent advances in anesthesia and perfusion technology have permitted longer and more complex operations involving the heart and lungs. Here… Read More

Medical Case Studies

Image of the Week: Yellow CSF in an HIV-positive male

December 3, 2014


We’ve selected this image of the week in recognition of World AIDS Day. This CSF was drawn from a 26 year-old HIV-positive male who presente… Read More

Inside Figure 1

Figure 1 Expands in Western Europe

December 3, 2014


This morning, we continued Figure 1’s expansion into Europe by launching in both France and Germany. We chose France and Germany as our… Read More

Inside Figure 1

Ambassador of the Month: Mariechen Puchert

November 28, 2014


This month’s student ambassador of the month is Mariechen Puchert, a final year medical student at Stellenbosch University in South Africa.… Read More

Medical Insights

Using Drones to Fight TB in Papua New Guinea

November 27, 2014


Treating patients in rural and remote areas of the world is a challenge that Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) faces ev… Read More

Medical Case Studies

Image of the Week: Urine Discoloration

November 26, 2014


A 46 year-old female patient presented with bright reddish-orange urine. She had no recent illness and was otherwise asymptomatic. Upon furt… Read More

Medical Case Studies

Coining, Lightning, and Henna: 3 Medical Images of Skin Reactions

November 25, 2014


Apart from being the largest organ in the human body, the skin is also the most reactive and the most visual. The changes we see on people’s… Read More

Inside Figure 1

Taking Figure 1 Around the World (with a Little Help from IBM Bluemix)

November 20, 2014


Since we launched Figure 1, we have received hundreds of requests to make the platform available in different countries around the worl… Read More