Month: May 2017

Clinical CT – May 2017

A 54-year-old woman with history of gastric band surgery and 10 years of uncontrolled hypertension has had 4 weeks of progressively increasing abdominal girth, exertional dyspnea, and dependent edema. Today, the patient has dyspnea at rest with epigastric pain. Her…

The Limping Child

A 2-year-old boy is brought to the ED by his mother for persistent fevers. The mother says her child has been having high fevers of 102-103 for the past 4-5 days. He was seen at another hospital earlier in the course…