Ophthalmology Cases & Quizzes

 
 
  • A 55-Year-Old Woman With Bumps on Her Face A 55-year-old African American woman presents with a 6-month history of 'bumps' on her cheeks. She notes that the spots appeared without any specific precipitating factors. What's the diagnosis?
  • A Child With Pigmentation of the Eye A 15-month-old patient's discoloration spreads from his left eye to the surrounding skin. Can you determine the cause?
  • An Adult With Unilateral Mydriasis A 34-year-old man was noted to have mydriasis of the right eye. What is the most likely diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Dry Eye Disease Dry eye disease is a common condition that results in discomfort, visual disturbance, and tear film instability. Test yourself on presentation, workup, and treatment aspects with our short quiz.
  • Child With Increased Tearing in Right Eye An otherwise healthy 5-year-old child has increased tearing and discharge from one eye. Can you make the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Fall Allergies Although many people associate allergies with spring and summer, allergic symptoms are extremely common in the fall as well. Test your knowledge on causes, workup, and treatment with our short quiz.
  • An Elderly Patient's Blurry Right Eye Raises Questions A 77-year-old woman's symptoms lead to a discovery of chronic optic disc elevation. What is the most likely cause?
  • A 76-Year-Old Man With an Eyelid Lesion A 76-year-old man with a past medical history of multiple cutaneous basal cell carcinomas presents with a lesion on his right lateral lower eyelid.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Melanoma Although melanomas were once considered uncommon, annual incidence has increased dramatically over the past few decades. Test yourself with our quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Contact Dermatitis Contact dermatitis after a single exposure or multiple exposures may be irritant or allergic. Clinically differentiating between these processes may be difficult. Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • The Baby With an Oval-Shaped Pupil A 10-month-old boy, otherwise apparently symptom-free, is presented to you with a unique-looking pupil. Can you make the correct diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Merkel Cell Carcinoma Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is an uncommon and aggressive cutaneous neoplasm; distant metastases are nearly always fatal. How much do you know about MCC? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • Multiple Sclerosis Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an immune-mediated inflammatory disease that produces physical disability in more than 30% of patients. How much do you know about MS? Test yourself with our quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Hyperthyroidism Hyperthyroidism is a set of disorders that involve excess synthesis and secretion of thyroid hormones. Test your knowledge about the basics of hyperthyroidism with our short quiz.
  • Injured During a Basketball Game, a Boy's Vision Goes Dark Two days after sustaining the injury, the 15-year-old patient comes to you with completely dark vision in his left eye. What is the diagnosis?
  • After a Stroke, Decreased Vision for a 73-Year-Old Patient Three months after a stroke, the patient reports blurring and shadows in her left eye. What is the most likely diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Herpes Zoster Herpes zoster, also called shingles, is a neurologic disease that results in significant pain. Do you know which tests to obtain and best treatment practices? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • A Child With an Abnormal Growth in Her Eye A long-lasting bump on a child's right eye looks routine on physical examination. So, what's causing it?
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  • A 37-Year-Old Woman With Decreased Vision and Proptosis A 37-year-old woman with longstanding myopia was noted to have proptosis. What is the most likely diagnosis?