A 30-year-old woman presents with an increased heart rate, shortness of breath, and tingling in her right arm.
A woman who is in generally good health presents with a visibly enlarged abdomen with left-sided dominance and increased pelvic pressure that had worsened.
A 30-year-old Caucasian woman reports a history of abnormal Pap test results with no other complaints.
A patient notes concerns with vision difficulty 4 years after undergoing a laparoscopic biliopancreatic diversion with a duodenal switch.
A congenital condition is found in an infant with respiratory and gastrointestinal symptoms.
A patient with type 2 diabetes presents with elevated microalbumin levels and a recent history of elevated glucose due to bedtime snacking.
An incidental finding in an asymptomatic woman is followed by rapid deterioration of her condition.
The child and her twin tested positive for influenza B infection one week earlier. The child's pulse, respirations, and blood pressure were within normal limits.
A 29-year-old woman, 12 years post-liver transplant, presents with fever and tachycardia and had recently reported fatigue, weakness, and abdominal pain.
A 38-year-old man presents to an otolaryngology clinic with itchy eyes, periorbital swelling, and an itchy red rash on his face and arms.
A 12-year-old child complains of having a slight sore throat and fatigue, but his mother becomes concerned when the child's symptoms worsen three days later.
A child presents to the emergency department with a seven-inch live worm in his stool.
A woman suffers cyclic pain after multiple abdominal and pelvic surgeries.
A man tells the orthopedics clinic staff about odd sensations in his hand a week after a car accident.
A teenager complains of pain in the left wrist, yet manifests no localized swelling and exhibits symmetric bilateral range of motion.
Cow's milk protein allergy is relatively common during the first year of life. Unfortunately, the condition is easily missed or mislabeled.
An adolescent presented with persistent upper-extremity pain, redness, and axillary swelling upon lifting weights.
A middle-aged man presents with palpitations, tachycardia, tremors, and extreme anxiety.
A woman is rushed to the emergency department after severing her hand in a woodworking accident at home.
A 65-year-old widow presented with a mass on her right breast and complaints of generally not feeling well.
Dizziness, photophobia, nausea and an unsteady gait develop following a routine annual check up.
A 69-year-old woman presents with night sweats, dizziness, fatigue and chronic pain in the upper abdomen.
Metastatic calcification of the left breast in a patient with renal failure raises suspicion.
A corrections officer came into the primary care office for a routine physical and left with an unexpected diagnosis.
The patient's gait was affected 48 hours after onset and any slight head movement intensified the feeling of imbalance.
Two days after symptom onset, a patient's skin is still mildly diaphoretic, he complains of fatigue and he cannot tolerate food.
A patient presents to the emergency department complaining of pain that originated over the distal tip of the digit.
Tenderness over the hypothenar eminence, swelling and limited flexion also suggest fracture.
A father is rushed to the emergency department after ingestion of a foreign, powderlike substance.
After a high-impact fall, a middle-aged firefighter presents with ecchymosis and fixed flexion in the right arm and hand.
A woman fractured her upper arm in a fall while exercising. A large osteolytic growth was discovered on x-ray.
The patient's symptoms indicated that lumbar puncture was required to rule out a meningitis diagnosis.
Imaging was ordered when the patient's clinician could not palpate her ovaries.
After vacationing on a houseboat, a woman could not stop feeling like she was rocking, especially when walking.
A Fite stain leads to the correct diagnosis of these lesions in a man originally from Micronesia.
Suddenly unable to remember the year or the president's name, an otherwise healthy man is admitted for observation.
After initial treatment, the rash left a hypopigmented patch.
A specialist recommended placement of an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator, but the patient chose to wait and see.
After developing pancreatitis, the patient was admitted to the hospital and the tumor removed.
What first appeared to be infectious esophagitis ended up being a lifelong diagnosis for a young woman.
Respiratory problems lead to neurologic damage for the child and financial ruin for the family.
The patient's family practitioner advised a multivitamin with iron, but she did not comply.
Mild hypertrichosis and hyperpigmentation of the face were also noted, and plasma porphyrins were grossly elevated.
Over a period of three years, the patient's writing worsened, and she had trouble seeing some colors.
The boy had no history of pain, rapid growth, or trauma-associated local or systemic abnormalities.
The patient first suspected wax was the culprit and underwent an MRI to rule out a benign tumor.
Spontaneous hemiparesis, headache, and involuntary eye movements in a healthy young man raise diagnostic questions.
The man's widespread lesions did not respond to several therapies, including topical corticosteroids.
Nothing offered more than temporary relief for the aching, constant pain, which was unaccompanied by other symptoms.
Despite a normal exam three months earlier, skin changes and palpable lumps in the axilla were noted.