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Derm Dx: Purplish scrotal lesions in a man with hypertension

Derm Dx: Purplish scrotal lesions in a man with hypertension

A 70-year-old man who takes hydrochlorothiazide for hypertension presents with violaceous papules on his scrotum, which also has a reddish ...

Image of the Week: The classic findings of a rare condition

Image of the Week: The classic findings of a rare condition

A 36-year-old woman presents with severe headache, palpitations, diaphoresis, and pruritic, pigmented lesions on her back. An abdominal CT scan ...

Ortho Dx: Pediatric plastic deformation

Ortho Dx: Pediatric plastic deformation

A child riding on a scooter falls forward and lands on his outstretched hand. Radiographs show a distal one-third radius ...

Image of the Week: Why would this man's urine turn red after a house fire?

Image of the Week: Why would this man's urine turn red after a house fire?

A man is rescued from a house fire, resuscitated on scene, and brought to the emergency department, where his urine ...

Derm Dx: Extensive sun exposure and red lesions on the arms and legs

Derm Dx: Extensive sun exposure and red lesions on the arms and legs

A 65-year-old man presents with red lesions on his arms and legs. He has no history of skin cancer but ...

Ortho Dx: A fibula fracture with ankle swelling

Ortho Dx: A fibula fracture with ankle swelling

A 29-year-old man has ankle and leg pain after slipping on ice. Radiographs of the tibia and fibula show an ...

Image of the Week: A dead cat, a sick child, and an unusual rash

Image of the Week: A dead cat, a sick child, and an unusual rash

An 11-year-old boy and his family develop these annular scaling plaques after their cat eats a mouse and dies the ...

Derm Dx: A firm nodule with a positive skin crease sign

Derm Dx: A firm nodule with a positive skin crease sign

A 10-year-old boy presents with an asymptomatic firm nodule on his cheek. When the lesion is squeezed, a longitudinal crease ...

Ortho Dx: Which graft would you choose to reconstruct this ACL?

Ortho Dx: Which graft would you choose to reconstruct this ACL?

A 17-year-old male injures his knee during a lacrosse game. Magnetic resonance imaging shows a complete anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) ...

Derm Dx: An enlarging erythematous nodule on the forehead

Derm Dx: An enlarging erythematous nodule on the forehead

A 43-year-old woman presents with a growing nodule on her forehead. When it was smaller, it was "easily covered by ...

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