Rheumatology Cases & Quizzes

 
 
  • Fast Five Quiz: Diagnosing Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Because of the insidious onset and progression of IPF, diagnosis is often challenging and one of exclusion. Test your knowledge of the criteria and methods for diagnosis with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Psoriasis Types How much do you know about the five primary types of psoriasis? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Psoriasis Psoriasis is commonly found on the elbows, knees, scalp, lumbosacral areas, intergluteal clefts, and glans penis. Joints are affected in as many as 30% of patients. Test yourself with our short quiz.
  • Swollen Necks, Dry Mouth--What Is Going On? Through a series of short patient cases, Dr Gordon Sun illustrates common presenting symptoms and the underlying causes of salivary gland diseases.
  • When to Stop the Bisphosphonate When is the right time to stop a bisphosphonate in a woman who is just tired of taking it? We present a case and ask for the opinion of readers.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Common Skin Conditions Skin conditions are among the more frequent reasons why patients seek care. Are you familiar with key aspects and best practices for the most common skin conditions? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Spine Pain Are you familiar with various causes of spine pain, as well as best practices for workup and management? Refresh and test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • A 29-Year-Old Woman With Worsening Pain and Memory Issues A 29-year-old woman presents with multiple joint and muscle pain, back pain, and increasing fatigue. She is also suffering from depression, as well as memory and concentration problems.
  • 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.