Ophthalmology Cases & Quizzes

  • A Visual Field Defect in a Patient With History of Seizures A 64-year-old woman comes to you after 2 weeks of symptoms. Between visual testing and MRI, can you offer her a diagnosis?
  • A 2-Year-Old Girl With an Abdomen Mass: USMLE Question A 2-year-old girl is brought to a pediatric outpatient clinic due to a mass in her upper abdomen. What's the diagnosis?
  • Although many people associate allergies with spring and summer, allergic symptoms are extremely common in the fall as well. Test your knowledge on causes, workup, and treatment with our short quiz.
  • A 5-Year-Old Boy's Failing Vision A boy comes to your clinic with myopia in the right eye. Can you determine the cause?
  • A 6-Year-Old Boy With Bone Swelling: USMLE Question A 6-year-old boy presents with fever, lethargy, weight loss, and painful bone swelling. Which pathology is most likely the cause of his presentation?
  • The Woman With Multiple Sclerosis and Blurry Vision Why is this 65-year-old patient with relapsing-remitting MS having decreased vision in her right eye?
  • Myasthenia gravis is a relatively rare autoimmune disorder that can result in weakness that leads to neuromuscular respiratory failure. Test yourself on key aspects with our short quiz.
  • A 16-year-old boy presents with a 1-week history of weakness of both lower extremities, which progressed to involve both the arms over the course of 1 day. Can you make the diagnosis?
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an immune-mediated inflammatory disease that produces physical disability in more than 30% of patients. How much do you know about MS? Test yourself with our quick quiz.
  • A 25-Year-Old Woman With Headaches: USMLE Question A 25-year-old woman presents with recurrent headaches and transient vision changes. What's the cause?
  • A Boy With Suddenly Failing Vision An otherwise healthy 5-year-old boy presents after a failed vision exam. What's causing the decline in his eyesight?
  • A 19-year-old man presents with chief symptoms of morbid obesity and oozing skin ulcers. Can you identify the cause of his obesity and related conditions?
  • A 63-Year-Old Woman With Decreased Vision After experiencing 1 month of decreased vision in the superior visual field of the right eye, this patient comes to you for a diagnosis. Can you provide it?
  • Acute urticaria may be associated with life-threatening angioedema and/or anaphylactic shock. Do you know key aspects of presentation, workup, and treatment? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • A 52-Year-Old Woman With Night Vision Loss: USMLE Question A 52-year-old woman presents for evaluation of her night vision loss. She is at increased risk for developing what associated condition?
  • 'What Are These Bumps I See All Over?' How would you approach a patient who comes to the primary care clinician with worries about bumps on her buttocks and knees?
  • The Infant Who Keeps Turning His Face Leftwards A 5-month-old presents with left face turn. Can you identify what he's compensating for, and why?
  • Erythema multiforme is a skin condition associated with infections, medications, and other triggers. Are you familiar with the signs and symptoms as well as best practices for this condition?
  • Health Proverbs: A Kernel of Truth or Just Plain Corny? If health proverbs aren't true, why have they hung around for so long? See what you think of these long-standing aphorisms.
  • A 52-year-old man is brought to the emergency department by his family for evaluation of headache, nausea, blurry vision, and confusion. Can you make the diagnosis?