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Ganglioneuroblastoma on pathology slide

What is the diagnosis? Follow us and come back next week for the answer! | Presented by Stephanie Shea MD, ...

42012

Pseudohypoparathyroidism

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

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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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Ochroconis gallopava from femur culture

Ochroconis gallopava (O. constricta) from a femur culture. This patient was immunocompromised and developed fungal osteomyelitis with this bug. I ...

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Calcium oxalate in urine

#Urine please diagnosis ?????

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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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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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Ochroconis gallopava

I should've given some background info in my original post. Here's a bit about the fungi pictured here. Ochroconis gallopava ...

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Vintage specimen jars

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

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TPN contamination in blood vial

Lets play GUESS THAT CONTAMINANT! Both renal panels drawn through a PICC line. Lab called me with a suspected contaminant. ...

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Signet ring cells on pathology slide

Pleural fluid - Diagnosis: Adenocarcinoma. How is this sign called?

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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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Initial labs drawn for a potential organ donor

Initial labs drawn for a potential organ donor

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Cyanokit

50-something M patient to ED with ROSC after arrest secondary to house fire. Cyanokit is given to bind cyanide produced ...

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painful erythema over the neck and face

53 years old male presents with this no painful erythema well-spread over his neck and face.continuous presenting symptoms from about ...

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Acanthosis nigricans

Middle-aged female with intensely pruritic rash to neck, axillary (intertrigo?), abdomen, groin and upper extremities for 4 weeks. No response ...

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schizont stage of plasmodium falciparum

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 swelling of the jaw in cherubism

14 year old male.Condition started since he was a toddler and progressively increasing. Differentials ? Students give it a try

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cold autoimmune hemolytic anemia

how can you explain the Hb HCT results ?

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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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Chronic left ankle pain on x-ray

ironically this was his chief complaint was left ankle pain for many years. "I sprained my ankle badly in a ...

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acute on chronic subdural hematoma on CT brain

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

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Anopheles albimanus larvae - cause of Malaria

Anopheles albimanus larvae, objective 4x #Malaria #Parasite-infections

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small bowel obstruction on x-ray

40yof 1 week post hysterectomy c/o sudden onset vomiting last bowel movement 2 d ago. Abdo pain max in (L) ...

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laryngeal cartilage chondrocytes on pathology slide

Prove your hystological knowledge. First person to name this tissue and the main structural parts will be the featured answer! ...

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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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Raynauds disease superficial healing ulcer at third phalanx

Acute #Raynauds-disease flare x 3 months to right 5th digit and right great toe. Attempted to improve perfusion with Amlodipine ...

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Fibrotic trauma of tongue progressing towards back

update to first case upload. 40 yo male, non smoker, heavy drinker. As in first upload noticed sore on tongue ...

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Subungual hematoma

PT late 20's. came into my office with thier toe like this. toe has been like this x's 3 months ...

72012

Fusarium soil borne fungi in culture medium

Fusarium is a genus of soil-borne fungi. Some species are known to colonize stored cereal grains not only causing losses ...

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