Neurology Cases & Quizzes

 
 
  • A 40-Year-Old Man With Dizziness, Confusion, and Neuropathy A 40-year-old man is referred for neurologic evaluation after presenting with peripheral neuropathy. He also reports dizziness associated with a 'daydreaming' feeling. What's the diagnosis?
  • Dyspnea and Night Sweats in a 46-Year-Old Man A man presents to the ED with a 5-day history of progressive dyspnea on exertion and mild flulike symptoms. He also complains about night sweats and an intermittent fever. What is the diagnosis?
  • A 65-Year-Old Man With Pain After a Rash: USMLE Question A 65-year-old man presents with persistent, burning pain in the same area previously covered by a rash. What treatment option is best for him?
  • A 'Healthy' Baby With Developmental Delay: Could It Be Zika? Infants with congenital Zika virus exposure may appear healthy at birth. How would you monitor such patients? Test your knowledge with these three cases.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Aspirin Use Are you familiar with key recommendations for aspirin use, as well as important aspects related to abuse and toxicity? Test yourself on this frequently used medication with a quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Depression and Cognition How much do you know about depression and cognition? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Shingles Although usually a self-limited rash with pain, shingles can be far more serious. Do you know key aspects, including proper approaches for diagnosis and treatment? Test yourself with this quick quiz.
  • The Headache Most Often Misdiagnosed Does this woman have sinusitis, migraine, medication overuse, or something else?
  • A 24-Year-Old Man With Ear Pain, Dizziness, and a Rash A 24-year-old man with HIV presents with left ear pain that has lasted for the past 24 hours. He has vomited twice and feels 'dizzy.' What's the diagnosis?
  • A 23-Year-Old With Blindness After a Fall She Can't Remember A 23-year-old woman is brought to the emergency department after an apparent fall she cannot remember. She also reports blindness in her left eye and lower-extremity weakness. What's the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Key Aspects of Influenza This quick quiz will help ensure that you're prepared for this influenza season by refreshing your knowledge of key aspects of the condition and best practices for diagnosis, prevention, and management.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Obstructive Sleep Apnea Presentation and Diagnosis How much do you know about the presentation and diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Obstructive Sleep Apnea Obstructive sleep apnea is the most common type of sleep-disordered breathing and is characterized by episodes of upper airway collapse during sleep. How much do you know about this common condition?
  • A 44-Year-Old With a Headache, Photophobia, and Phonophobia A 44-year-old woman presents with an insidious headache along her left occipital region. She also reports photophobia, phonophobia, and lightheadedness. What's the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Hyponatremia Essentials Hyponatremia is the most common electrolyte abnormality observed in clinical practice. Are you familiar with essential aspects of this condition? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Insomnia The consequences of insomnia are often serious and include decreased quality of life. Do you know key aspects and best practices for diagnosis and treatment? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis How much do you know about secondary progressive multiple sclerosis? Check your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Key Aspects of Multiple Myeloma Multiple myeloma can range from asymptomatic to severely symptomatic, with complications that require emergent treatment. Refresh and test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Stress-Related Conditions Are you familiar with common stress-related medical conditions and best practices for their diagnosis and management? Make sure your knowledge is current with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Venous Thromboembolism Venous thromboembolism encompasses deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. Are you familiar with best practices for diagnosis and treatment? Refresh and test your knowledge with this short quiz.