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Prescription medication

Prescription medications obtained over a 60 day period by a single person from 19 different prescribers. Due to several red ...

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Fractured femur on x-ray

83 yr old female came to ED for muscle cramping in leg x 2 wks. Denied injury to area. Denied ...

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Snake bite

This is hand of a victim bitten by a snake. Traditional healer(Ozha-Snake Charmer) incised his hand with blade to remove ...

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Femur fracture on x-ray

5yom femur fracture after being jumped on by 7yo brother.

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Posterior clavicle dislocation on 3D CT

posterior clavicle dislocation.... true orthopedic emergency... high risk of neurovascular or airway compromise. CTA was negative. Was taken to OR ...

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Rhabdomyosarcoma on MRI of calf

Final update. Please see two previous Text cases to get an idea what's going on here. General surgery did tru-cut ...

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Anterior Subluxation of C7-T1 on x-ray

Male in early 30's presented to trauma s/p motorcycle accident resulting in quadriplegia.

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Motion artifact in 3D CT

3D CT reconstruction. What is going on here? Dx and treatment if needed? #3D #Ct

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STEMI on ECG

A nice STEMI example. 71 y/o F complaining of squeezing type pain in her chest and radiating down both arms. ...

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Choosing Wisely Canada

Resident Doctors of Canada (RDoC) has joined Choosing Wisely Canada, a national clinician led campaign to reduce unnecessary care. The ...

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Ethical dilemmas

Everyday while at the workplace we come across ethical dilemmas. This topic came up in one of my nursing classes ...

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Bruising from fall

Mid 80s year old TENNIS PLAYER 🎾 who ran backwards for an overhead return and her foot found a tiny ...

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Bullous impetigo on leg

17 yo females presents to UC complaining of 6 days of worsening "blisters" located at the left antecubital fossa and ...

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Tweezers in breast x-ray

33 yr old female patient presented to the ER with question of abcess in her breast. She explains that 4 ...

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Laceration on forearm

To the bone #Laceration with second degree burns from car crash received 13 sutures to the left forearm

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Hyponatremia in arterial blood gas

EMS called out for a possible stroke in elderly woman. Patient presents with altered mental status and LOC, extreme nausea, ...

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Inferior MI on 12 lead ECG

53 yo M. called EMS because of chest pain and SHOB. Secondary symptoms included pale, cool and clammy skin, nausea, ...

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Pulmonary embolism in CT

Axial contrast enhanced CT shows a large pulmonary embolism (arrow) saddling the bifurcation of the pulmonary arteries. Pulmonary embolism is ...

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Heroin overdose

Heightened awareness of prescription opioid addiction has led some of those addicted to turn to heroin. Increasingly, emergency departments (EDs) ...

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Tick bite

over 50 yo male with tic bite, works outside, didn't want to start doxy , started amox instead x 21 ...

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Acute sinusitis complicated by orbital abscess

9 year-old , 5 days history , family claims it's due to Bee Stings ! 🐝

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Recurrent strep throat

Recurrent strep X6 in 6 months. No known exposures. What is the cause and the long term cure?

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Munchausen syndrome by proxy

2yo M previously healthy with reported 3 weeks of diarrhea and emesis. Clinically stable. No emesis or diarrhea episodes since ...

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Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Pulmonary #Tuberculosis with multiple cavities in a parient with HIV-AIDS

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Second degree AV block on ECG

40yof presented to ER with sudden onset chest pain. Had pacemaker inserted at age 10 in Brazil for unknown reason ...

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Trauma bay

Trauma bay after blunt traumatic arrest with ED thoracotomy in young patient with severe multitrauma. Difficult intubation with blood filled ...

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Bronchiectasis on CT

Chest: Bronchiectasis on CT Findings: There are dilated, non-tapering bronchi. Discussion: Bronchiectasis is defined as irreversible dilatation of bronchi.

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NG tube in the right bronchus

Chest radiograph case 1: What is the primary abnormality on this radiograph? #chest #X-ray #BSPR

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Secondary Syphilitic Lesions

A 50y/o male was presented with known h/o Diabetes Mellitus (DM) and Hypertension (HTN). The skin condition as shown in ...

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Rifampin causing orange urine

Want to guess this Patients rare diagnosis and the cause for this orange urine? I'll share the answer this evening!

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