Rheumatology Cases & Quizzes

 
 
  • Fast Five Quiz: Arrhythmias Are you familiar with key aspects and best practices for patients who present with symptoms of arrhythmias? Refresh and test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • An 84-Year-Old With a Blistering Rash That Is Spreading An 84-year-old woman presents with a blistering rash. The rash began 1 week ago on her right hand, but it has progressed to her arm, upper chest, and abdomen. What's the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Waldenström Macroglobulinemia: Treatment Recommendations Do you know the latest treatment options for Waldenström Macroglobulinemia? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Joint Pain Joint pain results in substantial financial costs and diminished quality of life. Do you know key aspects and guidelines for best practices related to common causes of joint pain?
  • A 37-Year-Old Man With Recurrent Diarrhea: USMLE Question A 37-year-old man presents due to recurrent bouts of diarrhea and bloating, as well as itchy skin vesicles. What treatment should you advise?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Bell Palsy Essentials Are you familiar with key aspects of Bell palsy, including best practices for diagnosis and treatment? Refresh and test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • A 16-Year-Old Boy With Concerning, Recurrent Knee Problems A 16-year-old boy is presented for acute-onset knee pain and swelling that began 1 week ago after a soccer match. He had a patellar dislocation 2 months ago, with full recovery. What is the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Vitamins From supplementation use to conditions associated with deficiencies, are you familiar with key aspects and best practices associated with vitamins? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Diplopia and Upper Eyelid Ptosis in a 74-Year-Old Man A 74-year-old man presents with variable diplopia and ptosis of the left upper eyelid. What is the most likely diagnosis?
  • A 42-Year-Old Woman With a Chronic Productive Cough A 42-year-old woman with a chronic productive cough is repeatedly treated for pneumonia. At her latest follow-up, she reports intermittent dyspnea and fatigue. What's the diagnosis?
  • A 34-Year-Old Woman With Vomiting and Bulbar Weakness A 34-year-old woman presents with weakness of the lower extremities, urinary retention, constipation, vomiting, dysphagia with liquids, drooling, and nasal regurgitation. Can you make the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Common Rashes Many symptoms of rashes overlap, but identifiable factors for each condition help with diagnosis and treatment. How much do you know about common rashes? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Rheumatoid Arthritis Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic disease that leaves 40% of patients disabled after 10 years. How much do you know about this painful condition? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Amyloidosis Diagnosis and Treatment Amyloidosis is characterized by the accumulation of fibrillar proteins in various body tissues. Test your knowledge of the classification, diagnosis, and treatment of amyloidosis with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Otitis Externa Although otitis externa rarely causes serious complications, the infection is responsible for acute morbidity. Prompt diagnosis and therapy cures most cases. Test yourself with our quick quiz.
  • A 38-Year-Old Man With Bloody Gums and a Rash A 38-year-old man presents with a 3-day history of bleeding from his gums after brushing his teeth. He also noticed a rash on both legs over the past couple of weeks. Can you make the diagnosis?
  • A 57-Year-Old Man With Unexplained Difficulty Walking A 57-year-old man presents with difficulty walking due to clumsiness of both of his feet. He also has had intermittent numbness and tingling in his feet, left leg, and hands. What's the diagnosis?
  • A 26-Year-Old Woman With Pleural Effusion, Hydronephrosis, and Ascites A 26-year-old woman presents with a 1-week history of nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, lower abdominal pain, and dysuria. She was previously treated for TB. What is the diagnosis?
  • Recurrent Infections in a 5-Year-Old Boy A 5-year-old child is presented for an ear infection. He was previously treated for recurrent bacterial pneumonia and twice required inpatient hospitalization. What underlying condition is at work?
  • Case Challenge: A Spreading Summertime Rash A man presents in July with scattered erythematous rashes. What is the cause, and what is the appropriate clinical approach?