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Clinical Quiz

Ortho Dx: Shoulder Pain in an Adolescent Boy

Proximal humerus fractures account for <5% of fractures in children and the peak age of occurrence is 15 years old.1 Nearly all proximal and midshaft fractures of the humerus in the pediatric population can be treated nonoperatively with good outcomes. Bone remodeling and correction of fracture displacement are more likely to occur in younger patients,…

Derm Dx: A Bothersome Lesion of the Buccal Mucosa

Oral fibromas are benign connective tissue neoplasms with focal fibrous proliferation due to trauma or local irritation. The lesions are characterized by granulation tissue and scar formation.1 Repeat trauma to the area results in a self-limiting hyperplasia of tissue that forms a fibrous mucosal mass.2 The most common location of oral fibromas is along the…

Derm Dx: White streak on the leg

A mother brings her 4-year-old daughter to the dermatology clinic for her first consultation for a white streak on the leg, which was not present at birth. Twelve months prior, the patient developed very fine pink papules in a linear distribution along the leg and thigh, the mother reports. Subsequently, the papules disappeared leaving only…