Category: Case of the Month

Case of the Month 12 – Answer

After reviewing the case, it is evident that this patient is sick. He’s tachycardic, but still maintaining a good blood pressure and mentating well. The exam is otherwise unremarkable. The x-ray is normal and the ECG just shows sinus tachycardia. Next,…

Case Of the Month 11 – Answer

So the two-headed clinical beast known simply as Selby/Tepler demolished this case with excellent wit and management.  In summary, a 69 y/o F presented with fevers, nausea/vomiting, and L eye discharge. She was ultimately found to be tachycardic, with a heart…

Case Of the Month 10 – Answer

Dr. Blumenberg responded with a very good differential and plan for the COtM which netted him the correct answer. Take a look at his answer for great management plans and continue reading below for more information about the correct diagnosis.…

Case of the Month 9 – Answer

Dr. Kim gets the win by default with his response. So how do we go about approaching this patient?   In summary: 38 year-old man h/o EtOH abuse with acute epigastric pain and blood-tinged vomiting. Blood testing show the start…

Case Of the Month 8 – Answer

Eden Kim gets the nod for last month’s COtM answer not only for getting the correct diagnosis, but also expanding his discussion with a very solid differential diagnosis list. Congrats Dr. Kim!   Here is a one-line summary of the…