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Image of the Week: Could a pacemaker be causing this patient's hiccups?

Image of the Week: Could a pacemaker be causing this patient's hiccups?

Hiccups result in a patient whose pacemaker leads are found to be retracted and coiled around the device.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Image of the Week: What condition is contributing to this rare disorder?

Image of the Week: What condition is contributing to this rare disorder?

A 56-year-old man with a history of cirrhosis presents with new pigmented papules on his fingers and toes and progressive ...

Image of the Week: What's causing this distinctive mucosal pattern?

Image of the Week: What's causing this distinctive mucosal pattern?

White lace-like striations of the buccal mucosa are noted on a woman with a three-month history of mouth pain, sensitivity ...

Image of the Week: Can you recognize the infrequent signs of this deadly disease?

Image of the Week: Can you recognize the infrequent signs of this deadly disease?

A 14-year-old male with a genetic disorder presents with worsening drowsiness, palpitations, shortness of breath, and difficulty swallowing. An X-ray ...

Image of the Week: What comorbidity would cause this discolored bone?

Image of the Week: What comorbidity would cause this discolored bone?

A surgeon notices discolored bone during foot surgery on a man with progressive foot pain. What condition could have led ...

Image of the Week: Which pulmonary function test findings would you expect?

Image of the Week: Which pulmonary function test findings would you expect?

The chest X-ray of a 60-year-old woman with a five-year history of progressive cough, dyspnea, and wheezing shows widely spaced ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Image of the Week: Which neurotransmitter is the cause of these symptoms?

Image of the Week: Which neurotransmitter is the cause of these symptoms?

A woman presents with an 8-month history of colicky abdominal pain, diarrhea, and cutaneous flushing, which are the result of ...

Image of the Week: Hunting for deer and a diagnosis

Image of the Week: Hunting for deer and a diagnosis

An 18-year-old male begins having episodes of pruritus and erythematous plaques upon field-dressing a deer.

Image of the Week: Which malignancy is the greatest risk for this patient?

Image of the Week: Which malignancy is the greatest risk for this patient?

A 60-year-old woman presents with a new nonpruritic rash and muscle weakness. Her condition is associated with an increased risk ...

Image of the Week: A striking skin abnormality since birth

Image of the Week: A striking skin abnormality since birth

A 15-year-old boy presents with rough, corrugated plaques on his hands, wrist, feet, and ankles that has worsened over the ...

Image of the Week: Which drug might prevent this condition?

Image of the Week: Which drug might prevent this condition?

Following a myocardial infarction and coronary stent implantation, a 63-year-old man has an increased white blood cell count, an enlarged ...

Image of the Week: An abnormal growth and an incidental finding

Image of the Week: An abnormal growth and an incidental finding

An elderly patient presents with a mass on his tongue and multiple deep grooves dorsally and laterally.

Image of the Week: When a tight wedding ring suggests a rare diagnosis

Image of the Week: When a tight wedding ring suggests a rare diagnosis

A man’s complaint of a tight wedding ring leads to the diagnosis of an adenoma that can only be debulked, ...

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 ...

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