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Ulcer on leg

female late 70's a couple of ulcers on her right lower leg. Has been seeing her practice nurse for regular ...

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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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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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Multiple Stage IV decubitus ulcers

Multiple Stage IV decubitus ulcers in a stroke patient who was neglected at home for a couple years following stroke. ...

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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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Gallstone ileus

biliary ileus on an elderly female patient who presented with diffused abdominal pain and vomitting.

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Furuncle caused by Staphylococcus aureus

The #Furuncle is caused by Staphylococcus aureus. It is transmitted by contact with asymptomatic carriers, people with purulent lesion or ...

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Pterygium of right eye

Female, 45 years old. She sought medical help for another reason, but I noticed the presence of fibrous tissue in ...

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Seborrhoeic keratosis

Seborrhoeic keratosis in a 78 years old patient. The patient did not refer any symptom, he came to the consult ...

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Cuteaneous horn of the eye

Male, 73 years old. What is the name of the injury shown? What can this lesion hide?

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Lower lid ectropion with cataract and conjunctivitis

Clinical Eye: what important ocular pathologies can you see in the images?

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cold autoimmune hemolytic anemia

how can you explain the Hb HCT results ?

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advanced glenohumeral arthritis with superior osteophyte fracture on right shoulder x-ray

very old patient, fall, right shoulder injury, spot the fracture (if any!)

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Tinea corporis on chest

11 year old boy whose cat ate a mouse 4 days ago, the cat died the same day, and the ...

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Erythematous lesion in peri-oral area

Female, 51 years old. Erythematous lesion in peri-oral area with one day of evolution. She reports that in the beginning ...

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Rickets on x-ray

Bow legs

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Comminuted fracture of humerus on x-ray

Female 85 yo. Fall in shower. Comminuted fracture of humerus at the junction of the mafalophysis and diaphysis. Bad bone ...

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acute on chronic subdural hematoma on CT brain

Vomiting,coma. Anticoagulation with Warfarin. INR 4,0

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various neurocognitive deficits indicated by clock drawings

I had a chance to assess permanent residents in a care facility today. How would you explain these clock drawings ...

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post-mastectomy lymphedema

Female, 60 years old. Ten years ago she underwent a mastectomy to treat breast cancer. Two weeks after surgery she ...

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Subarachnoid haemorrhage on CT

pat presented with aphasia ...history of 6 hrs no other neurological deficit and no history of headache......and its SAH

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ulcer on dorsal area of the left foot in diabetic

Female, 80 years old. She has diabetes and high blood pressure. She developed a ulcer on dorsal area of the ...

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Autoeczematization due to Cutaneous Larva Migrans on foot

it strikes again! For anyone: have you ever seen an Id reaction from CLM? This patient actually presented initially with ...

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stasis dermatitis

Female, 87 years old. She presents #Ecchymoses on right leg. The #hipostaticpurpura is petechiaes and ecchymoses that arise on legs ...

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Acute exacerbation of gout resulting left thumb inflammation

83 year old female known to have Dm(type 2), atrial fibrillation, CHF, rheumatoid arthritis on methotrexate, bed ridden patient because ...

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lymphoepithelioma like thymic carcinoma in histopathology

this is are H&E slides of a cell block from the pleural fluid of a 61/F presenting with masses in ...

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recurrent tonsillitis not releived by clindamycin

how should this be treated? This patient is a 22yo M, with no significant PMHx other than frequent Streptococcal Tonsillitis. ...

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Abdominal wall hematoma on CT abdomen without any cause except coughing and senility

70 YO female patient. She has abdominal pain which started while she was coughing. She has HT, Diabetes. She doesn't ...

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Lipoma

Clinical challenge: A 69-year-old female presented with a nodule in the left supraclavicular area. What questions are important in the ...

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