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Right-sided pneumothorax on chest x-ray

19y old boy, coming to the ER with spontaneous chest pain by playing football. #Pneumothorax


EKG of a patient on digoxin

Female 78 came in with palpitations and atrial flutter. PMH of CCF and taking Digoxin. What do you think about ...


Axillary abscess

50yof seen in the morning by a GP for second episode of axillary abscess.. prescribed oral antibiotics.. but the cause ...


Empyema suspected due to leukocytosis on chest x-ray

elderly lady with increasing shortness of breath over the last week. WBC 24k


Transverse patellar fracture on knee x-ray

the patient fell three days before attending, has large effusion on L Knee, what is the best treatment modality for ...


Ear laceration

lac to ear, good approximation achievable, we didn't touch the cartilage, ENT follow-up arranged, The patient was advised he should ...


Doctors Without Borders at Ramtha hospital

@DrsWithoutBorder 's emergency surgical project at Ramtha hospital continues to wait for Jordanian borders to reopen, after being closed for ...


Removed foley catheter

70-year-old male came to ED from home for bilateral leg swelling. Triage nurse noticed thick cloudy urine with sediment in ...


Laparoscopic appendectomy

Just another swollen #appendix, ready for #laparoscopic removal. 30 something male, with acute onset right lower quadrant pain, nausea, and ...


Pulmonary embolism in ECG findings

45 y/o Female. Chief complaint of difficulty breathing. Patient is found lying on the floor in her hallway on her ...


Acute myocardial injury on EKG

EMS reaponds to a private residence for an approx 85-year-old male complains of CP. Pain started last night at 19:00, ...


Distal Clavicle Fracture Xray

lady in her eighties, fall onto right shoulder, I really did not think figures 1 & 2 showed dislocation as ...


Urine of patient with severe dehydration

89+ y/o F pt was chasing a cockroach, stepped into the empty bathtub to kill it, and slipped and fell. ...


Meningitis Cerebrospinal fluid

This is cloudy #csf in an elderly lady who came in with #sepsis and multilobar #pneumonia. She was growing #strep ...


Foreign Object in Rectum XRay

57yr old man presented to ED with constipation and anal leakage and bleeding. Xrays shows foreign object. Pt then admits ...


Partial Traumatic Avulsion of the Thumb

Patient, male 45 years old, trauma 2 hours ago, patient came to ER. Mechanism: Patient was walking his dog on ...


Palm Laceration

Patient slices hand open with pocket knife while in the field trying to open a can of spaghetti-o's. Fixed this ...


T12 burst with paraplegia

Chronic pain pt involved in moderate speed MVC. Restrained driver. C/o inability to feel legs or move them. T12 burst ...


Abscess on lip

Started as erythematous area on lip for which outpatient provider started patient on #Amoxicillin. Progressed over three days to this. ...


Klebsiella pneumonia on CT

50's alcoholic male and #Critically-ill-patient with #klebsiella PNA. Respiratory failure and septic shock at time of CT in image 1. ...


Congestive heart failure on EKG

ED, 76 y/o female patient, c/o palpitations, HR: 120 BP: 170/115 body temp: 36,8 C / 98,2 F, using dabigatran, ...


Pleural effusion on x-ray

64yo female, presents with SOB/DIB, Chest Pain. HxPC: Pt had nurse check vitals earlier this morning 94%RA, futher checks throughtout ...


Ultra sound of intrauterine pregnancy with accompanying ectopic pregnancy

understanding the limitations of bedside ultrasound is as important as knowing how to use it. A while ago I heard ...


Facial trauma

fall, trauma, gaping wound (5mm) corner of mouth, he had the same wound the same place a few years ago ...


Normal variations of the chest wall

PA radiograph in a child with a painless lump of the anterior left chest shows a bifid left 4th rib ...


Ventricular fibrillation

I was called for 62 yr old male CC 10/10 chest pressure/tightness w/ radiation to L arm x15 min. Hx ...


Comminuted Fracture of distal phalanx

English: A 35-year-old patient, who consults for a 5-hour period of progression consisting of a crushing fourth-finger injury located in ...


Cellulitis post incision and drainage

26yo LLE cellulitis post op


Ventricular tachycardia on ECG

45 YOM c/o sudden onset 'tight chest' and feeling SOB. Previous episode of pulsed VT earlier this year, investigations into ...


Burn on leg

Burn caused by boiling water, does your institute advocate de-roofing? What general considerations do you have when treating this injury?

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