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Derm Dx: A rash that doesn't respond to steroids

Derm Dx: A rash that doesn't respond to steroids

On receiving treatment for seborrheic keratosis on his back, another rash is noted on a man’s chest and abdomen. The ...

Image of the Week: How 3D printing is being used to treat cancer

Image of the Week: How 3D printing is being used to treat cancer

Diagnosed with Ewing sarcoma and facing a total femur amputation, one man’s surgeon uses 3D printing to preserve his ability ...

Ortho Dx: A pediatric distal radius fracture

Ortho Dx: A pediatric distal radius fracture

An 8-year-old boy presents with wrist pain following a soccer injury. Radiographs show a distal radius fracture.

Image of the Week: A heavy metal emergency

Image of the Week: A heavy metal emergency

Blue discoloration is seen on the gum line of this patient who reports spending the last 5 months renovating his ...

Derm Dx: Scattered papules on a high school football player

Derm Dx: Scattered papules on a high school football player

A 16-year-old high school football player presents with scattered flesh-colored papules, and he does not know if his girlfriend, other ...

Ortho Dx: A double posterior cruciate ligament sign

Ortho Dx: A double posterior cruciate ligament sign

After a soccer injury, a 31-year-old man presents with knee pain and cannot fully extend his knee. Magnetic resonance imaging ...

Image of the Week: Cutaneous cobblestone lesions

Image of the Week: Cutaneous cobblestone lesions

A procedure to treat burns applied 30 years ago resulted in these non-tender, punched-out lesions.

Derm Dx: An asymptomatic flesh-colored nodule of unknown duration

Derm Dx: An asymptomatic flesh-colored nodule of unknown duration

A flesh-colored nodule is found on examination of a 42-year-old fair-skinned woman. She does not know how long it has ...

Ortho Dx: A man with years of ankle pain

Ortho Dx: A man with years of ankle pain

After intermittent pain in the ankle for 3 to 4 years, a 42-year-old man presents with a 6-week history of ...

Derm Dx: A growing rash on a man with a history of sun exposure

Derm Dx: A growing rash on a man with a history of sun exposure

A fair-skinned 48-year-old man with a history of ample sun exposure presents with dilated blood vessels, brownish hyperpigmentation, and thinning ...

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