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Ortho Dx: Which medication is likely causing this bone fragility?

Ortho Dx: Which medication is likely causing this bone fragility?

A 42-year-old woman presents with a new T12 compression fracture. The fracture occurred from a standing height fall as she ...

Derm Dx: A growth on the armpit

Derm Dx: A growth on the armpit

The patient is a 42-year-old man requesting removal of a growth located on his right armpit. He is moderately obese ...

Derm Dx: A rapidly spreading rash and fever

Derm Dx: A rapidly spreading rash and fever

A 44-year-old Hispanic man presents for evaluation of a rash of 2 days’ duration. Lesions originated on his face and ...

Image of the Week: Headache and a rash on the trunk and extremities

Image of the Week: Headache and a rash on the trunk and extremities

A 32-year-old woman presents with a headache and a rash on her trunk and extremities. Examination reveals generalized nontender lymphadenopathy, ...

Ortho Dx: Chronic hip pain after a soccer injury

Ortho Dx: Chronic hip pain after a soccer injury

A 33-year-old man presents with chronic right hip pain from an injury 10 months ago. He was playing soccer when ...

Image of the Week: Severe abdominal pain and a swollen knee in a young female

Image of the Week: Severe abdominal pain and a swollen knee in a young female

A 19-year-old female exchange student presents to the emergency department with severe abdominal pain and a swollen right knee. She ...

Derm Dx: A sudden, blistering rash

Derm Dx: A sudden, blistering rash

A 47-year-old man presents for evaluation of a rash. The rash developed 24 hours after perioperative administration of vancomycin following ...

Image of the Week: A raised erythematous lesion on a pregnant woman's chest

Image of the Week: A raised erythematous lesion on a pregnant woman's chest

A 28-year-old woman presents with a one-week history of a slightly raised erythematous lesion on her chest. She has been ...

Ortho Dx: Knee pain after falling down the stairs

Ortho Dx: Knee pain after falling down the stairs

A 45-year-old woman presents to the emergency department with right knee pain and deformity after falling down the stairs. A ...

Derm Dx: A lesion on the cheek from shaving

Derm Dx: A lesion on the cheek from shaving

An 84-year-old man requests removal of a lesion on his cheek due to chronic irritation from shaving. The growth has ...

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