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Histologic expressions of chronic antibody mediated rejection

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


Paederus beetle

I am in a medical mission in the DRC(congo). This insect is present in the grasslands and when a person ...


Histology of intranodal palisaded myofibroblastoma

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


Histology of metastatic adenocarcinoma from the colon

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


Medical resources

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


Thrombotic microangiopathy

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


MRSA on wrist

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


Ganglioneuroblastoma on pathology slide

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



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


Purulent olecranon bursitis

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


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 ...


Calcium oxalate in urine

#Urine please diagnosis ?????


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 ...


Ochroconis gallopava

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


Vintage specimen jars

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


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. ...


Signet ring cells on pathology slide

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


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!


Initial labs drawn for a potential organ donor

Initial labs drawn for a potential organ donor



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


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 ...


Acanthosis nigricans

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


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 ...


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


cold autoimmune hemolytic anemia

how can you explain the Hb HCT results ?


Tinea corporis on chest

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


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 ...


acute on chronic subdural hematoma on CT brain

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


Anopheles albimanus larvae - cause of Malaria

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

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