Reference Slideshows

  • Traumatic pneumothorax is generally obvious with chest radiography or CT, but misdiagnosis can result in significant morbidity. Subtle signs require careful analysis. Do you know the best approach for these cases?
  • The skin and the gastrointestinal tract may be affected concurrently by the same diseases. Can you correctly diagnose the conditions associated with these dermatological presentations?
  • Severe blunt injury to the chest continues to be one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in both young and old trauma patients. Review these complex clinical cases for emergent management steps.
  • A woman presents to the emergency department with a 7-day history of burning pain in the palm of her left hand, with subsequent blistering that spread up her arm and beyond. What is the diagnosis?
  • A woman presents with a 3-month history of abnormal behavior, disorientation, forgetfulness, unsteadiness, and intermittent limb jerking. What is the diagnosis? Take on our Case Quiz challenge!
  • A 63-year-old man presents for evaluation of bradycardia. He is otherwise without symptoms. An ECG is obtained that indicates a possible underlying condition. What is the diagnosis?
  • Test yourself with our ECG cases. Can you tell whether the findings are benign variants from the norm or cause for concern?
  • A 30-year-old woman at 23 weeks gestation presents to the maternal-fetal medicine department following a worrisome routine ultrasound done by her primary obstetrician. What is the diagnosis?
  • Rheumatologic diseases present particular challenges for women during their childbearing years. Do you know how to best manage these conditions in your patients?
  • An HIV+ man presents to the ED with progressive dyspnea, a nonproductive cough, and fever. He also recently developed thrush and has lost 20 lb in the past 3 months. Take on our Case Quiz challenge!
  • Are you comfortable with the treatment of lower extremity dislocations? Review these effective techniques for the reduction of common and uncommon dislocations encountered in clinical practice.
  • A 50-year-old woman presents with cough and dyspnea that is presumed to be exacerbation of her COPD. Another underlying syndrome is discovered. What is the diagnosis? Take on our Case Quiz challenge.
  • A 42-year-old man presents to the ED with a 3-day history of persistent retrosternal chest pain. An ECG is obtained. Take our Case Quiz challenge!
  • Dermatologic manifestations of systemic disease span a range from the subtle to the conspicuous. How familiar are you in diagnosing hidden abnormalities presenting in the hands?
  • Advances in prenatal diagnosis and intrauterine surgery have created new possibilities in managing fetal anomalies.
  • A 19-year-old man presents after an episode of dyspnea and syncope. He has oval, erythematous patches on his chest, abdomen, back, and extremities. Take our Case Quiz challenge! What is the diagnosis?
  • Congenital lung malformations represent 5%-19% of all congenital anomalies, covering a spectrum from devastating neonatal disorders to incidental findings in adulthood.
  • A visual inspection of a patient's iris is one of your first opportunities to make a diagnosis. Can you recognize these clues to significant disease?
  • A 57-year-old woman presents with a 3-day history of colicky abdominal pain and diarrhea. She has had intermittent episodes of bloody diarrhea over the past several months. What is the diagnosis?
  • Among the most common causes of congenital hydrocephalus, Chiari and Dandy-Walker are significant developmental hindbrain anomalies to be aware of.
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