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Image of the Week: A raised erythematous lesion on a pregnant woman's chest

Image of the Week: A raised erythematous lesion on a pregnant woman's chest

A 28-year-old woman presents with a one-week history of a slightly raised erythematous lesion on her chest. She has been ...

Ortho Dx: Knee pain after falling down the stairs

Ortho Dx: Knee pain after falling down the stairs

A 45-year-old woman presents to the emergency department with right knee pain and deformity after falling down the stairs. A ...

Derm Dx: A lesion on the cheek from shaving

Derm Dx: A lesion on the cheek from shaving

An 84-year-old man requests removal of a lesion on his cheek due to chronic irritation from shaving. The growth has ...

Ortho Dx: Toe pain in a runner

Ortho Dx: Toe pain in a runner

A 35-year-old man complains of right great toe pain for several months. He is very active and enjoys running.

Image of the Week: Dyspnea and sharp abdominal pain radiating to the back

Image of the Week: Dyspnea and sharp abdominal pain radiating to the back

A 66-year-old man with a history of hypertension presents to the emergency department with dyspnea and sharp abdominal pain radiating ...

Derm Dx: Pain at the base of a fingernail

Derm Dx: Pain at the base of a fingernail

The patient is a 52-year-old woman who complains of pain at the base of a fingernail. The condition was first ...

Derm Dx: An itchy rash on the hands

Derm Dx: An itchy rash on the hands

The patient is a 62-year-old Hispanic woman seeking treatment for an itchy rash affecting both hands. The dermatitis is of ...

Image of the Week: A thin white film on the cornea after COPD diagnosis

Image of the Week: A thin white film on the cornea after COPD diagnosis

After an 85-year-old woman is admitted to the hospital with COPD, she is treated with bronchodilators, oral glucocorticoids, antibiotics, and ...

Ortho Dx: Neck fracture and loss of bone mineral density

Ortho Dx: Neck fracture and loss of bone mineral density

A 27-year-old woman presents for follow-up of a nondisplaced right talar neck fracture. She was treated with a nonweight-bearing boot ...

Derm Dx: Xerosis with a fish scale pattern

Derm Dx: Xerosis with a fish scale pattern

A 60-year-old man requests consultation for severely dry skin. Examination reveals marked xerosis with a fish scale pattern of both ...

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