Urology Cases & Quizzes

 
 
  • A 71-Year-Old Man With Urinary Problems A 71-year old man has nocturia, slow urinary stream, and a sense of incomplete emptying. He has no dysuria or hematuria, has no known medical conditions, and takes no medication. What's the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Prostate Cancer Prostate cancer is the most common noncutaneous cancer in men and is the second most common cause of cancer deaths. Do you know what to watch for and best practices? Test yourself with our short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia An estimated 50% of men demonstrate histopathologic benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) by age 60 years; this number increases to 90% by age 85 years. Test your knowledge of BPH with this short quiz.
  • A 58-Year-Old Man Unable to Maintain an Erection A 58-year-old man cannot maintain an erection. He has no difficulty with orgasm/ejaculation. He is in a stable, monogamous relationship. He does not believe underlying psychogenic factors are at work.
  • Psychiatry Fast Five Quiz: Premature Ejaculation Premature ejaculation is the most common sexual disorder in men younger than 40 years. The disorder may be lifelong or acquired. What do you know about this condition? Take our short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Sexually Transmitted Diseases Rates of sexually transmitted diseases have reached a record high in the United States. How much do you know about these increasingly common conditions? Test yourself with our quick quiz.
  • A Man With a Swollen Knee: Osmosis Question of the Week A 20-year-old man presents with a painful, swollen right knee. Can you make the diagnosis?
  • Painless Bloody Urination in a 60-Year-Old Woman A 60-year-old woman presents with painless macroscopic hematuria. She describes malaise but denies having any fever, dysuria, or increased frequency or urgency of urination. What's the diagnosis?
  • A 72-Year-Old Woman With Back Pain and Hypercalcemia A 72-year-old woman with a history of osteoarthritis and breast cancer presents with worsening lower back pain. Can you solve this case?
  • A 78-Year-Old Tennis Player With a Growth on His Scalp A 78-year-old man with Fitzpatrick skin type I presents with a growth on his scalp. What's your diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Urinary Tract Infections in Males Complications of acute bacterial prostatitis include bacteremia, septic shock, prostatic abscess, and pyelonephritis. What do you know about urinary tract infections in males? Try our short quiz.
  • Sudden-Onset Right-Cheek Swelling in a 69-Year-Old Woman A 69-year-old woman recently discharged from the hospital for sepsis secondary to a urinary tract infection is admitted for acute kidney injury. What's the diagnosis?
  • Famous Patients, Famous Diseases, Famous Surgeries Test your knowledge of surgical history with this quiz about our surgical heritage.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Cystitis Twenty percent of women develop at least one UTI, with cystitis the most common cause. How much do you know about this condition and best practices? Test yourself with our short quiz.
  • A 65-Year-Old Woman With Decreased Coordination A 65-year-old woman presents with confusion and decreased coordination. The symptoms started insidiously over the past 2 months, with confusion and increasing forgetfulness. What's the diagnosis?
  • Fever, Pain, and Failure to Thrive in a 9-Year-Old Boy A 9-year-old boy presents with a 2- to 3-year history of intermittent fever, abdominal pain, failure to thrive, tiredness, and weakness. What's the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Gout Gout can result in debilitating illness with recurrent pain and joint inflammation. Do you know what to look for and best practices for this condition? Test your knowledge with our short quiz.
  • Scrotal Rash in an Elderly Man A 77-year-old man presents with congestive heart failure and a scrotal rash present for more than 3 months. What's the diagnosis?
  • Penile Trauma and Hematuria in a 48-Year-Old Man A 48-year-old man presents after falling onto a log and suffering a direct blow to his perineum and penis. What's the diagnosis?
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