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Magnetic gait

82 F presents with dementia, and a “funny walk”. Pt is noted to be incontinent. NAME THAT GAIT!


Tuft fracture on hand x-ray

A LITTLE FRACTURE 25 years old male 2 weeks ago while he works a wood box fall on his hand, ...


Nummular dermatitis

53 yo asian male with these pruritic lesions in the spring season. States they appeared soon after his perennial rhinitis ...



Very rare case, a 13 years old refugee female presented with life long history(the mother said ´´I felt the condition ...


Endobronchial tumor on chest x-ray

female patient aged 22 y old no past history of any chronic disease presented with right sided chest pain radiating ...


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 ...


Hardware for hip dysplasia

A woman in her 50s with history of hip dysplasia with surgical construction of ridges over her shallow acetabulae 14 ...



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


Wound on foot

Left dorsal foot wound. Started as small non raised red areas and petechia. Progressed to bruised area minus open area ...


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 ...



This 9-year-old girl has a missing 4th knuckle on her right hand. Mum has just noticed it recently. No preceding ...


Purple urine bag syndrome

This is a urine bag from a 89+ year-old male patient. He was admitree for pneumonia. One day in our ...


Squamous cell carcinoma

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



Just a nice case of urticaria. Patient is now taking Zyrtec 10mg qam, 25-50mg Benadryl QHS, and Montelukast 10mg qd.


Purulent olecranon bursitis

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


Epidermoid cyst

9yo female with this small yellow papule has grown in size last few months. Thoughts?


Supracondylar fracture on elbow x-ray

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


Prescription medication

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


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 ...


Choosing Wisely Canada

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


Ethical dilemmas

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


Bruising from fall

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


Breast cancer with mets

50yo F Dx with Breast Ca per needle bx. PETCT to complete staging. Patient opt'ed for lumpectomy only. No Chemo/hormone/ ...


Bullous impetigo on leg

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


Vintage specimen jars

A collection of vintage specimen jars from #behindthescenes at the museum. We take great care to preserve our collections as ...


Heroin overdose

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


Tick bite

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


Recurrent strep throat

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


Pulmonary Tuberculosis

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


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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