Fluctuating bilateral ptosis, binocular diplopia, and fatigue without pupillaryabnormalities raise the clinical index of suspicion for myasthenia gravis.
A patient presents with dark and blurred vision occurring in her left eye that has been present for 24 hours.
A patient with a history of achalasia presents to the emergency department with pneumonia that quickly leads to hypoxic respiratory failure.
A young woman presents to the emergency department with right lower quadrant pain that has become progressively worse over the past 18 hours.
A patient presents to the emergency department with intermittent epigastric abdominal pain that radiates into his back.
A man presents to the emergency department with a gunshot wound above the knee on his left thigh.
Chiari malformation is a condition characterized by cerebellar tonsillar herniation of ≥5 mm below the level of the foramen magnum.
A man presents to the emergency department with a 3-day history of gradually worsening pain and swelling in his left knee.
The clinical presentation of melanoma varies between patients, stage of diagnosis, subtype, and may initially present the same as any other pigmented macule or patch on the skin.
An older woman presents with a 4-day history of worsening pain and discharge in her right eye followed by a headache and blurry vision.