Internal Medicine Cases & Quizzes

 
 
  • A 34-year-old woman presents with weakness of the lower extremities, urinary retention, constipation, vomiting, dysphagia with liquids, drooling, and nasal regurgitation. Can you make the diagnosis?
  • Does a Patient's Blurry Vision Signal a Serious Condition? Can you order the right diagnostic tests to determine what's causing the woman's optic neuritis?
  • Mutations in BRCA1 and BRCA2, as well as other genes and syndromes, are associated with an increased risk for breast cancer. Test your knowledge of the genetics of breast cancer with this short quiz.
  • Analyze This Image: Remote History of Mitral Valve Replacement   Mechanical valves can pose problems on imaging, but Ronald Wharton, MD, shows you how to see through the shadows.
  • Care for organ donors and transplant recipients extends beyond surgical teams. Are you able to correctly answer all five of these donation- and transplantation-related questions?
  • ECG Challenge: Tired and Out of Control An older woman presents with hypertension and lightheadedness. What does her ECG show?
  • Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is an autosomal-recessive disorder that causes progressive muscle weakness. Test your familiarity with SMA types and diagnosis with this quiz.
  • Multiple sclerosis treatment aims to reduce relapses, lesions seen on MRI, symptoms, and progression of disability. Are you familiar with current strategies? Test yourself with this quick quiz.
  • 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 24-year-old woman presents with gradually worsening anxiety and depression over the past 2 months, despite ongoing treatment. Can you make the diagnosis?
  • Early diagnosis and treatment of VTE significantly reduce morbidity and mortality. Are you familiar with the presentation and treatment of venous thromboembolism? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • A 49-Year-Old Man With Abdominal Pain: USMLE Question A 49-year-old man presents to an outpatient clinic with right upper quadrant pain, nausea, and intermittent vomiting. What's the most appropriate next step in his management?
  • Are you able to recognize and diagnose HIV infection using best practices and the latest guidelines? Refresh and test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Many different types of headaches are recognized, including migraine, cluster, and tension. Test yourself on the diagnosis, workup, and treatment of various headache types with this short quiz.
  • A 44-year-old man is evaluated for a 6-month history of progressive bilateral lower extremity numbness and weakness and a 4-year history of back pain. What is the diagnosis?
  • Alzheimer disease affects approximately 5.4 million people in the United States alone. Do you know the risk factors, symptoms, and potential treatments? Test your knowledge with our quick quiz.
  • Alzheimer disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, accounting for 3.6% of all deaths in 2014. Test yourself on etiology, presentation, workup, and treatment of this condition.
  • Although most causes of syncope are benign, this symptom presages a life-threatening event in some patients. Are you familiar with key aspects? Refresh and test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • A 64-year-old woman presents with blurry vision. She also says that she has been using the handrails when she walks up or down the stairs and has occasionally felt off-balance. What's the diagnosis?
  • A 65-year-old woman underwent a routine outpatient screening colonoscopy. Twelve hours later, she developed dizziness, abdominal pain, and left-shoulder discomfort. What's the diagnosis?
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