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Doctors Without Borders in Iraq

An infant suffering from pneumonia enters the emergency room in Mosul, Iraq. The reality of pneumonia can be incredibly dangerous. ...

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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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Pulmonary Tuberculosis

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

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Tru-D

Tru-D: A method of cleaning rooms between patients to disinfect and decrease the number of hospital acquired infections. Pretty cool ...

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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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Microsporum canis

Microsporum canis The fungus has a lot of macroconidias The macroconidia is spindle sharped The transmission is from animals to ...

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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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Verruca vulgaris

Common Warts (Verruca vulgaris) in a 24 years old patient. He presents Warts in the lips, neck, hands and thighs ...

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Yellow fever vaccine

Researchers at Fiocruz Pernambuco have developed a new vaccine against yellow fever. Based on virus RNA, it was tested in ...

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GERD

28 years old, complains of sore throat in duration of more than 2 weeks, at the begining intense pain followed ...

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Cutaneous Leishmaniasis

Assessment: Cutaneous #Leishmaniasis in pt who trekked across the northern coast of South America from Brazil to Panama. Image shows ...

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Green urine

Male patient 43 years old . Green urine probably due to Pseudomonas Aeruginosae infection. The patient reports the assumption of ...

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Hypopigmented skin lesions on back

Flat hypopigmented anaesthetic patches on back.

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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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Right-sided neck mass of Hodgkins Lymphoma

Patient is 4 yo M immigrant from Malaysia (5 months ago) presents with right sided neck mass that has been ...

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Cellulitis of the leg by dog bite

This 80 year old woman presented with acute cellulitis right leg. Recent dog bite puncture wound nearby and was painful. ...

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Epiglottitis and thump sign on head x-ray

2yr AAF with c/f allergic reaction. Triage to fast track (low acuity). No relevant PMH or family hx. NKDA. UTD ...

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Tinea capitis

7 yo male with history of intermittently pruritic, flaky rash that started 2 months ago was treated (and failed) with ...

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Alopecia areata

Patient 3. Male, 17 years old. There are 15 days notice of flaws in his hair. Considering the picture above ...

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Psoriasis

50M came in with what appeared to be times corporis, mildly itchy, non-painful, tried ketoconazole cream, 2 weeks later returned ...

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Folliculitis of the shoulder and arm

26 y, female. Lesions appeared suddenly 4 days ago after eating meat, salad and avocado. Itchy, pustular appearence it has. ...

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Recurrent Axillary Infection

Very painful inflammation under right armpit that is frequently reoccurring. She is currently taking oral bactrim with no improvement. Any ...

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Plasmodium vivax schizonts stage in a thin smear

Plasmodium vivax schizont stage in a thin smear of a patient. Note that the number of merozoites contained in the ...

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Bilateral acute tonsillitis with uvular deviation

Patient's chief complaint is sore throat. Patient is afebrile, strep test negative, cervical lymph nodes not enlarged. Patient is currently ...

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Human papilloma virus warts on the knee

13 yo female with skin lesions for a year, initially treated with 3 sessions of cryotherapy and then a unknown ...

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Target lesions of erythema migrans in lyme disease

Child comes in after camping in the Desert wth these rashes. Went to ER and received antihistamines and prednisone the ...

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Periungal fibromas in tuberous sclerosis

So, I am in my rural social service right now here in Colombia. In a visit to a really far ...

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