Family Medicine Cases & Quizzes

 
 
  • A 40-Year-Old Man With Bumps on His Neck: USMLE Question A 40-year-old man presents with fatigue, chills, and night sweats for the last month. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?
  • 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.
  • ECG Challenge: Cardiomyopathy and an Irregular Pulse A patient with dilated cardiomyopathy presents with an irregular pulse. What does his ECG show?
  • A 42-year-old man presents with dyspnea that has been worsening for the past 2 years and is associated with decreased exercise tolerance. CT angiography of the chest is performed. What is the diagnosis?
  • Stroke is the fourth leading cause of adult death and disability. Do you know the complications, proper workup, and best treatment practices? Test yourself with our quick quiz.
  • A 27-Year-Old Woman With Facial Rash: USMLE Question A 27-year-old woman presents with fatigue, joint pain, and facial rash. What study or investigation is the best next step?
  • 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?
  • A 22-year-old man with no significant medical history is transferred from the airport in a semiconscious state after returning from a 3-week vacation. What's the diagnosis?
  • A Newborn Male With a Saclike Lesion: USMLE Question A 7.5-lb male is born with a protruding saclike lesion on his lower back. What is the most appropriate next step in his management?
  • The immediate and long-term consequences of cardiovascular disorders are serious. Do you know the best practices for cardiac rehabilitation? Test yourself with our short quiz.
  • 'This Mole Looks Strange' How would you approach a patient who presents to primary care with worries about a changing mole?
  • Because caffeine overdoses are relatively common, physicians and other medical personnel must be aware of caffeine toxicity. Do you know these key elements of presentation, workup, and treatment?
  • A 13-year-old girl presents with 2 months of worsening shortness of breath, malaise, fever, and loose stools after returning from a trip to Mexico. Are you able to make the diagnosis?
  • A 26-Year-Old Man With Stab Wounds A 26-year-old man is brought to the emergency department 20 minutes after sustaining stab wounds. Do you know what cardiac finding is likely present?
  • A teenager presents with a headache, nausea, vomiting, and diplopia. She feels dizzy and cannot walk. She has a history of severe episodic headaches during the past 2 weeks. What is the diagnosis?
  • Takotsubo cardiomyopathy is a transient cardiac syndrome that mimics acute coronary syndrome. Do you know important factors related to presentation, workup, and treatment?
  • A 67-Year-Old Woman With Diplopia After Sinus Surgery When symptoms persist 2 months after surgery, this patient pays you a visit. What is your diagnosis?
  • This short quiz highlights a small selection of recent outbreaks that made the news, and is intended to refresh and challenge knowledge regarding key aspects of related conditions.
  • A 52-year-old obese woman presents to the ED with shortness of breath and crampy abdominal pain. She was seen 3 weeks ago by her family practitioner for similar pain. What's the diagnosis?