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Hyperhidrosis

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

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Squamous cell carcinoma

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

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Krukenberg tumor

Ovarian #Metastasis from #Colon #Cancer. Krukenberg tumor refers to a malignancy in the ovary that metastasized from a primary site, ...

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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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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/ ...

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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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cold autoimmune hemolytic anemia

how can you explain the Hb HCT results ?

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Synovial Hemangioma of the Knee

44 y/o F with intermittent knee pain and swelling for several years. What is your diagnosis?

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lung nodules and lymphadenopathy in a breast cancer patient

history: later 40s year old female with bilateral mastectomies in the past few years for stage three breast cancer. See ...

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Multiple myeloma

60 yo male with arm pain. No trauma. That's all the history I want to give. What questions would you ...

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vertebral metastasis on x-ray

[SUPER EASY] what condition is causing the spine to look like this?

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acute on chronic subdural hematoma on CT brain

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

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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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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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Herpetic Whitlow

opd patient, with history of fingertip infection/ blister since 6 months. I could make out the destruction of nails and ...

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Wound with hypergranulation

89+ yo female referred to homecare for wound care of BLE "stasis ulcers", which have been slowly worsening for years, ...

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Embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma on MRI

4 Y/O Female with hx. of Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma. S/P End of Chemo and port removal. Sadly, there has been a ...

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Lung adenocarcinoma with metastases on chest CT

CT images of a past case #subcutaneous, #skin #mets of a #lung #adenocarcinoma

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Medication-related osteonecrosis of jaw on x-ray

Medication related osteonecrosis of jaw in 66yo Male with metastatic Prostate cancer , on Prolia

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Inflammatory Abscess on chest

Inflammatory Abscess in 26 y.o. f. on the chest skin. It started as a simple pimple 25 days before of ...

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Pyelonephritis on kidney CT

Oblique coronal contrasted CT image of the kidneys in a teenager with flank pain & fever shows patchy foci of ...

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Noncommunicating hydrocephalus

2 VP shunt cases- 2 different outcomes. 1st case: 45yoM with noncommunicating hydrocephalus s/p post fossa tumor removal with change ...

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Oxacillin and cefazolin general information

#Oxacillin and #Cefazolin are two go-to drugs for methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA). Cefazolin has Gram negative coverage (Proteus, E. coli, ...

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Acute lymphocytic myocarditis on ECG

34 yo male, asymptomatic #Hyperuricemia, #Allopurinol for two weeks; no other relevant history. Malaise, low grade fever and myalgias during ...

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Tuberculosis with acute myelopathy and brain lesions on CT head

59 year old male, presenting with 4 days of bilateral paraplegia with parestesia, hyporreflexia, and hypostesia (D6 dermatome, pain and ...

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Grade 4 pressure ulcer

Follow up; grade 4 pressure ulcer. After some weeks of hydrofiber dressings, at the end with silver. Granulation going on ...

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Ringworm

28 year old female with rash for 4 months. Saw PCP, diagnosed with ringworm. Prescribed Ketoconazole with no improvement. Saw ...

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Enlarged right supraclavicular lymph node and chest x-ray

OK, this is going to be at least a three-part case; taking it step-wise, just like in real life. 75 ...

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Ventricular fibrillation on ECG

67 yo male post OHCA (out of hospital cardiac arrest). Conservative down time 35 minutes. Previous LVEF 25% 10 years ...

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