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Arteriovenous malformation in angiogram

24 year old male with history of high flow arteriovenous malformation #avm within the anterior low abdominal wall with extension ...

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Gallbladder polyp on ultrasound

young female, hemoglobinopathy, enlarged spleen, RUQ abdominal pain, the bloods show a hepatitic picture rather than obstructive, but there is ...

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Thoracic outlet syndrome on x-ray

pt transferred to our hospital after being diagnosed with glenoid fossa fx. i don't see it. do you? no other ...

92012

Medical resources

medicine is a-changing! I enjoy on line learning, having info at my fingertips and interacting with colleagues of every age ...

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Purple urine

Elderly male with dementia presents with urinary retention after pulling his catheter at home <which was placed in our facility ...

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Acute on chronic subdural hematoma on CT

88 year old female with history of hypertension and NPH status post VP shunt presents to the ED unresponsive with ...

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Atrial bigeminy on ECG

Describe the rythm and explain yourself.

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Retinoblastoma on MRI

MRI images for patient with retinoblastoma.

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Bougie Intubation with the Kiwi Grip

I was taught this while doing an intubation in the shock room. It gives you complete control of the tube ...

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Pneumocephalus on brain CT

48-year-old female with a history of seizures who presents to ED with confusion. The patient was found lying outside in ...

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Treating hyperthermic patients

Someone recently shared a post asking about how to treat hyperthermic patients. In a military training setting, as well as ...

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MRSA on wrist

#Whatisit? This 38 year old man presents to the ER with a one day onset of erythema to the thenar ...

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Right sided tension pneumothorax on x-ray

A 28yrs old male presented with severe difficulty in breathing,Intermittent fever for one weeks.N/h/o any other medical illness or any ...

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Bilateral extradural hematoma and subdural hematoma on CT

Alteration of mental status of a patient with mitral valve prothesis and recent major swings in her VKA. Performed a ...

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Snake bite

EMS dispatched to a middle aged female possibly bitten by a snake. Upon arrival, find a 42yo female sitting on ...

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Necrotizing fasciitis on leg x-ray

This is a 12YOM medically free boy presents with ho fall down on left knee resulting in a wound and ...

252012

Gout

68 yo M with history of recurrent gout in ankles presents to urgent care with 2 days of abrupt-onset left ...

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Myocardial infarction on ECG

38 year old (!!!!!!) male wakes up at 3am with left sided non-radiating chest pain 7/10. Patient diaphoretic and anxious. ...

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Bibasilar pneumonia with effusion and COPD on chest x-ray

53 yo Caucasian smoker 0.5 ppd for 40 years presents with wheezing cough and SOB for 1 week does not ...

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Stress fracture on foot x-ray

Foot x-ray in an adolescent runner shows focal periosteal reaction typical of a stress fracture. Stress fractures occurring in the ...

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Acute appendicitis as demonstrated on tests

A 5 year old boy complained of abdominal distention due to urine retention for 10 hours duration, and abdominal pain ...

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Squamous cell carcinoma

65 yo male with (reportedly) 3 months of neck swelling, throat pain and dysphasia. He has lost 35 lbs in ...

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Purulent olecranon bursitis

47 y/o Caucasian male presents complaining of 3 days of left elbow pain redness and swelling. Pt denied any trauma ...

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Supracondylar fracture on elbow x-ray

what is the type of fx ? (Elbow x-ray)

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Fracture of distal 5th metacarpal

where is the fx ??

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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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