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OrthoDx: Shoulder Injury

A 75-year-old woman presents to the emergency department with severe right shoulder pain after a fall earlier in the day. Anteroposterior radiograph of the right shoulder shows a comminuted fracture of the proximal humerus. What is the best treatment course?

DermDx: Papule on Neck

A 58-year-old woman is requesting removal of a lesion on her neck. The patient notes that the growth has been present for approximately 1 year. Can you make the diagnosis?

OrthoDx: Severe Left Leg Pain

A 55-year-old man presents with severe left-sided leg pain that has been present for 3 months. The patient notes he hurt his back while doing lawn work 4 months earlier; since then, the pain has worsened. What is the most likely diagnosis?

DermDx: Raised Scab on Scalp

An 81-year-old woman was referred for evaluation of a growth on her scalp. On physical examination, a crusted papule on a base of dried blood is noted. What is the most likely diagnosis?

OrthoDx: Ankle Sprain or Salter-Harris Injury?

An 11-year-old boy presents with left ankle pain after twisting his ankle while playing basketball 2 days earlier. He has pain and swelling in the ankle and is having trouble bearing weight on that side. Can you make the diagnosis?

DermDx: Suspicious Lesion on Cheek

A 67-year-old man presents to the dermatology clinic requesting removal of a growth on his right cheek. The lesion was first noted by the patient several months ago and has slowly increased in size. Can you make the diagnosis?

OrthoDx: Painful Stiff Knee

A 65-year-old man presents with right knee pain and fullness behind the knee that has been present for the past 3 months. What is the next best step in treatment?

DermDx: Firm Nodule Near Anus

A 38-year-old man is referred for evaluation and treatment of a painful lesion on his backside that he first noted over 1 year ago. The site had been twice drained by his family doctor but recurred shortly after each procedure. Can you make the diagnosis?

OrthoDx: Finger Injury in 17-Year-Old Patient

A 17-year-old adolescent presents with pain in the right middle finger after falling 2 days earlier. He was running and fell backward landing directly on the extended middle finger. What is the best treatment course for this injury?

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