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Image of the Week: A suspected overdose of acetaminophen

Image of the Week: A suspected overdose of acetaminophen

A 75-year-old woman is brought to the emergency department after ingesting an unknown amount of acetaminophen. After an initial assessment, ...

Derm Dx: Discoloration on the buttocks and lower back

Derm Dx: Discoloration on the buttocks and lower back

A 52-year-old woman with a history of chronic vertebral disk problems and lumbar surgery is referred for evaluation of a ...

Ortho Dx: Which grade of arthritis does this patient have?

Ortho Dx: Which grade of arthritis does this patient have?

A 63-year-old woman presents with left knee pain that she has had for several months. X-rays show mild joint space ...

Image of the Week: Abdominal pain, a rash, and knee pain

Image of the Week: Abdominal pain, a rash, and knee pain

A 3-year-old female presents to her pediatrician with a 1-week history of abdominal pain and a rash following recovery from ...

Derm Dx: Pink to flesh-colored papules on a young child

Derm Dx: Pink to flesh-colored papules on a young child

A 17-month-old Hispanic female presents with a 6-week history of a rash most prominent on her arms and legs. A ...

Ortho Dx: Wrist pain after a motorcycle accident

Ortho Dx: Wrist pain after a motorcycle accident

A 24-year-old male presents with right wrist pain following a motorcycle accident 2 days ago. An X-ray taken on the ...

Image of the Week: Abnormal gynecologic findings

Image of the Week: Abnormal gynecologic findings

A 22-year-old G0P0 female presents for follow-up after a first-time cervical screening test. On her cervical cytology slide, a cluster ...

Derm Dx: A rash on the nasolabial folds, eyelashes, and scalp

Derm Dx: A rash on the nasolabial folds, eyelashes, and scalp

A 68-year-old male presents for treatment of a rash affecting his nasolabial folds, eyelashes, forehead, and scalp. He complains that ...

Ortho Dx: A chainsaw injury to the forearm

Ortho Dx: A chainsaw injury to the forearm

A 58-year-old male presents with a chainsaw injury to the left forearm. He was trimming some trees when he lost ...

Image of the Week: Why does this patient's back pain remit with exercise?

Image of the Week: Why does this patient's back pain remit with exercise?

The patient’s symptoms are typically worse first thing in the morning, but they seem to remit later in the day ...

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