Advisor Dx

Advisor Dx

DermDx: Large Growths on Head and Arm

A 38-year-old man is referred for evaluation of a 1.5-cm, tender, nonhealing lesion located on the back of his head. The lesion was misdiagnosed in the ED as an abscess; when lanced, ED clinicians discovered a solid mass. What is the best diagnosis for this case?

DermDx: Growth on Child’s Cheek

A 10-year-old girl is bought in for evaluation after her parents recently noted a growth located on her right cheek. What is the likely diagnosis?

OrthoDx: Mid-Back Pain After Kyphoplasty

A 90-year-old woman presents to the office 2 weeks after undergoing kyphoplasty for the treatment of vertebral compression at T12. The patient reports increasing mid-back pain and difficulty ambulating. What is the most likely diagnosis?

DermDx: Large Growth on Back

A 74-year-old man is referred for evaluation of a growth on his back, which was first noted approximately 3 months ago. What is the best diagnosis for this lesion?
talus fracture

OrthoDx: Ankle Pain After Motorcycle Accident

A 39-year-old woman presents to the ED with obvious valgus deformity to the ankle after a motorcycle accident. Anteroposterior radiograph of the talus neck shows a fracture and subtalar joint dislocation. What is the risk of developing osteonecrosis of the talus?

DermDx: Nodule on the Arm

A 54-year-old woman visits the dermatology clinic requesting removal of a bothersome growth on her left arm. Can you make the diagnosis?

OrthoDx: Painful Hip in Runner

A 20-year-old woman presents to the office with a 6-month history of right hip pain. She is an avid runner and has been training for a marathon for the past year. What is the best diagnosis?

DermDx: Diffuse Rash Affecting Fingertips

A 28-year-old woman presents with fever and a diffuse rash that extends to her fingertips. A year ago the patient was diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus. What is your diagnosis?