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#7 Case Studies: Give your diagnosis

Case #1: A 17-year-old man presents to your clinic complaining of shortness of breath when he plays baseball at school. He has to sit down for a few minutes to go back to play. He is frustrated and afraid of telling his parents so they do not allow him to play. He has no family history of asthma. On physical examination, he has no respiratory distress. His lungs are clear. His heart is normal. His... »

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#6 Case Studies: Give your diagnosis

A 68-year-old man presents to the emergency room complaining of multiple episodes of fainting since he woke up today. His fainting mainly occurs when he stands up. He has a history of coronary artery disease, diabetes, high cholesterol and hypertension. He takes atenolol, metformin, lovastatin and lisinopril. On physical examination, his blood pressure is 120/75, pulse is 55/min. and irregular, he... »

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#5 Case Studies: Give your diagnosis

A 4-year-old boy is brought to his physician by his mother. She is worried and tells you that her son is weak and not developing properly. He chews his fingers and lips constantly and seems to enjoy it. On examination, there is marked loss of tissues on his fingers and lips. His serum and urine uric acid are both elevated. What is the most likely diagnosis of this condition? A- Gaucher disease B- ... »

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#4 Case Studies: Give your diagnosis

A 74-year-old woman visits her physician complaining of a new onset of fatigue and temporal headache. She lost about 5-7 pounds over the last year. She also has morning stiffness for one hour accompanied by aching in the shoulders and hips. Yesterday, she lost her vision in the right eye and got it back in about 30 min. Physical examination is unremarkable. Laboratory tests indicate high erythrocy... »

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#3 Case Studies: Give your diagnosis

Case #1: A 72 years old male came to the emergency room suffering from bone aches, he also has renal stone, his ESR was above 100, and there was normocytic normochromic anemia and hyperurecemia with increased creatinine level. What is your provisional diagnosis for this case? Case #2:  A 60 years old female came to the emergency room suffering from symptoms of right side pleural effusion, Investig... »

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#2 Case Studies: Give your diagnosis

1. An 8 month-old girl is brought to the clinic by her mother who is concerned that her daughter is weak and get tired easily. On examination, the girl is pale with no jaundice or splenomegaly. Her CBC shows Hg of 6g/dL, MCV of 60 and reticulocyte count of 0.5%. Upon questioning her mother, she mentioned that she weaned her daughter last month from breastfeeding to cow’s milk. What is the most lik... »

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#1 Case Studies: Give your diagnosis

A 58 years old male with a history of myocardial infarction came to the emergency room complaining from severe oliguria of 2 days duration , investigations revealed that he has high level of creatinine in addition to uremia. What is your provisional diagnosis for this case? 2. A 49 years old male came to the emergency room suffering from lower limb oedema and puffiness of the face, examination and... »

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