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Ortho Dx: A girl with knee pain when she jumps and runs

Ortho Dx: A girl with knee pain when she jumps and runs

A 12-year-old girl recently started playing basketball and presents with knee pain that seems to increase with jumping and running. ...

Image of the Week: A drinking binge leads to a surgical emergency

Image of the Week: A drinking binge leads to a surgical emergency

A 58-year-old man with a history of alcoholism presents to the emergency room after a 4-day drinking binge. A diagnosis ...

Derm Dx: A new scalp lesion in a man with a history of cancer

Derm Dx: A new scalp lesion in a man with a history of cancer

An 84-year-old man with a history of sun exposure, basal and squamous cell carcinomas, and solar keratoses presents with a ...

Ortho Dx: A young cheerleader falls on her arm

Ortho Dx: A young cheerleader falls on her arm

After falling on her outstretched arm from 4 feet in the air, an 11-year-old cheerleader is experiencing pain and difficulty ...

Image of the Week: Which arteriovenous malformation is linked with migraines?

Image of the Week: Which arteriovenous malformation is linked with migraines?

A man presents with severe epistaxis, frequent migraines, and multiple cutaneous and oral mucosal telangiectasia. His diagnosis commonly manifests as ...

Derm Dx: Geometrically arranged furrows on the neck

Derm Dx: Geometrically arranged furrows on the neck

Examination of a fair-skinned 80-year-old man who comes in for treatment of actinic keratoses finds geometrically arranged furrows on his ...

Ortho Dx: Progressive flexion deformity of the finger

Ortho Dx: Progressive flexion deformity of the finger

A 52-year-old man diagnosed with Dupuytren contracture a year ago presents with increasing contracture to his ring finger.

Image of the Week: What's the cause of these lesions and vision loss?

Image of the Week: What's the cause of these lesions and vision loss?

A 29-year-old woman presents with new-onset blurred vision and a history of oral aphthous ulcers and painful genital lesions.

Derm Dx: Distressing male groin lesions

Derm Dx: Distressing male groin lesions

A 40-year-old man presents with a 2-year history of asymptomatic but psychologically distressing lesions on his groin.

Ortho Dx: Avascular necrosis of the hip

Ortho Dx: Avascular necrosis of the hip

After physical therapy and trigger-point injections, a 27-year-old woman continues to have lower back and left hip pain. Left hip ...

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