A Ripping Pain

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A 67 year-old male with history of hypertension, diabetes mellitus type II, dyslipidemia presents to the emergency department with 1 hour of severe chest discomfort that started while he was watching the evening news at home. The chest discomfort is…

An Asymmetric Chest X-ray

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A 65 year-old male presents with a worsening productive cough, shortness of breath, general malaise, and subjective fevers and chills for the past week. His PMHx includes HTN, CAD, and DM. He has a 30 pack-year smoking history. He has…

Rhythm Nation: August 2016 ANSWER

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Good job, Eden Kim, for correctly Identifying pulmonary hypertension on EKG!! Let’s talk about pulmonary fibrosis and pulmonary hypertension and their prominent electrocardiographic findings.   Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis History usually >50 years old progressively worsening dyspnea and non-productive cough history…

So Bored…Eye started Crying II

  Welcome back. We’re going to continue reviewing common eye complaints. This time we’ll focus on the conjunctiva. Let’s quickly review. The conjunctiva is a thin, clear lining that covers the anterior portion of the eyes and eyelids.    …