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Honoring Florence Nightingale with a bot

Wikipedia Florence Nightingale, who was born on this day in 1820, was not only the founder of modern...


Radiology and the Art of Lego

Dr. Vikas Shah (@DrVikasShah) is a UK-based radiologist who specializes in abdominal imaging. His...


Enlarged abdomen case by @sonjamd

An American ER Doctor in Switzerland

Born and raised in California, Dr. Sonja Knittel-Hliddal (@sonjamd) spent a year (which turned into...


Three month old with chylous effusion

1 on 1 with a Third-Generation Radiologist

"I am a third-generation radiologist. I remember going in as a young boy and helping hang films for...

Can you tell Zika from dengue fever?

A patient with the Zika virus. Click the image to see the original case on Figure 1. Zika virus has...


Healthcare professionals speak out on guns: "Definitely changed my opinion on the 2nd amendment..."

"GSW to left hip, shotgun, point blank." Click the image to see the original case. Healthcare...


Case of the Week: Handwriting After a Brain Injury

This is a patient’s first attempt at handwriting after a brain injury. View this case on Figure 1...


Case of the Week: Would You Recommend Palliative Care?

This patient has been diagnosed with phlegmasia cerulea dolens, a condition caused by acute massive...


Case of the Week: Safely Evaluating a Cocaine Smuggler

This 3D reconstruction demonstrates the 63 packets of cocaine this body packer smuggled. Do you...


Case of the Week: A Seasonal Injury

This man was found alive by a snow removal crew. What do these angiograms show? View this case on...


The top 5 cases you shouldn't miss this year

In 2015, more than half a million healthcare professionals connected on Figure 1 to share some of...


Case of the Week: An Urgent Case in Haiti Mobilizes 16,000 People

A registered nurse working in Haiti turned to Figure 1 when this 22-hour-old infant presented with...


Case of the Week: Green Urine after Head Injury

We’ve selected our case of the week. This patient sustained a head injury while skateboarding and...


Case of the Week: An Antiquated Procedure

This surgical procedure was relatively common prior to the widespread use of antibiotics. Do you...


Five things Figure 1 saw at RSNA15

The world’s largest annual medical meeting is happening right now, and you can follow it live on...


Highlights from #dm15

This November, Figure 1 recognized Diabetes Awareness Month by asking users to submit cases and join...


Case of the Week: An Unusual Skin Graft

This patient sustained third and fourth degree burns on the dorsum of his left hand. Do you...


Case of the Week: Uremic Frost

This 63-year-old male presented with an obstructive uropathy and the dermatologic finding shown....


Take Figure 1 full screen on the web

Today we are thrilled to introduce an all-new Figure 1 web experience. The new web version has been...


Five key lessons from Grand Rounds with the Radiology Department of Cincinnati Children's Hospital

The radiology department at the Cincinnati Children's Hospital — or @CincyKidsRad, as they're...


Image of the Week: A Life-Threatening Side Effect

This patient developed cobalt and chromium toxicity after a total hip replacement. The presenting...


Healthcare professionals call veteran care inadequate

How does the healthcare system serve those who have served their country? Not well, according to a...


Image of the Week: A Rare Pediatric Condition

This 12-year-old patient has a rare pediatric condition (and it’s not mumps). Do you know what it...


The best time to go to the ER, according to 17,428 healthcare professionals

Patients receive the best care in the emergency room between 6 a.m. and noon, according to an...


Highlights from #bca15

This October, the Figure 1 community recognized Breast Cancer Awareness Month by sharing cases and...


Image of the Week: What Is Causing This Arrhythmia?

  A young athletic female presents with recurrent palpitations which have been as fast as 250...


Image of the Week: What Is the Cause of These Lesions?

  A 60-year-old female presented with a history of intermittent episodes of tense,...


Five Notable Cases from Twenty-Four Hours in the Indian Healthcare System

Last week, we held our first-ever Live Event on Figure 1. During the twenty-four hour event, the...


Image of the Week: What Does This Child Have?

  This 9-year-old monk living in a remote village in the Himalayas presented via telemedicine...


Image of the Week: Do You Recognize This Unusual Condition?

    A 65-year-old woman arrived at the ER with abdominal pain, fever, and jaundice. Do...