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DermDx: Blister From Heating Pad

A 72-year-old man with persistent pain in his left shoulder and upper arm develops a blister and reddening skin after using a heating pad for pain management.

OrthoDx: Foreign Body in Toe

A 25-year-old man presents with right foot pain after stepping on a pencil tip, which pierced his second toe in a plantar to dorsal direction. Which is the best indication for foreign body removal?

OrthoDx: Metatarsal Fractures

A 35-year-old man presents with left foot pain after tripping up the stairs 2 days ago. He has developed pain and swelling and cannot put weight on his left foot. What is your diagnosis?

DermDx: Patchy Rash on Chest

A 51-year-old man presents seeking consultation for a rash that has waxed and waned in intensity for approximately 3 years.

DermDx: Pigskin-Like Rash on Neck

A 5-year-old Hispanic girl is evaluated for a growth on her neck. Her parents state that the lesion has been present since birth and continues to increase in size proportionate to her growth.

OrthoDx: Flexor Tendon and Digital Nerve Laceration

A 16-year-old teenager presents to the office after sustaining a laceration to his left ring finger. Examination finds very limited flexion of the proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joint and no active flexion of the distal interphalangeal (DIP) joint.

OrthoDx: Repeated Shoulder Dislocations

A 30-year-old electrician presents with recurrent right shoulder pain and instability after undergoing a Bankart repair 3 years ago. Recent MRI reveals a moderate Hill-Sachs lesion. What is the best treatment option?

DermDx: Flesh-Colored Lesion Above Lip

A 57-year-old woman requests removal of a small flesh-colored lesion above her lip, which she reports has been present for several years. What is the most likely diagnosis?

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