Neurology Cases & Quizzes

 
 
  • A 44-Year-Old Man Who Had a Mysterious Accident A 44-year-old white man with a medical history remarkable for hypertension and dyslipidemia presents with fatigue and global weakness. What's the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: CIDP Because CIDP progresses slowly and symptoms may abate between recurrences, this disease can be challenging to diagnose. Test your knowledge of CIPD with this short quiz.
  • 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 66-Year-Old Man Who Heard His Deceased Spouse's Voice A 66-year-old man was admitted after sustaining numerous injuries from a fall. On the second day, the patient believed he heard the voice of his deceased spouse. What's the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Hypertension Management Hypertension affects nearly 75 million American adults and is associated with 7.5 million annual deaths worldwide. Are you current on best practices to help patients avoid serious consequences?
  • NOACs for Preventing Stroke in AF An elderly woman presents with AF in the setting of heart failure. How would you manage her anticoagulation?
  • ECG Challenge: A Counterclockwise Rotation A woman is admitted with a bowel obstruction. What does her admission ECG show?
  • 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 6-Year-Old With Excessive Fidgeting: USMLE Question A 6-year-old boy is brought to the office by his mother due to his constantly fidgeting and imitating her. What is the cause?
  • A 56-Year-Old Woman With Paresthesia and Choking A 56-year-old woman has had worsening paresthesias in her arms for several months. She also has noticed that she coughs and chokes while she is eating and drinking. What's the diagnosis?
  • 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.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Helping Patients With New Year's Resolutions Encouraging patients to pursue and maintain healthy New Year's resolutions may yield positive results. Do you know best practices related to key lifestyle changes? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • 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?
  • Does a Patient's Blurry Vision Signal a Serious Condition? Can you order the right diagnostic tests to determine what's causing the woman's optic neuritis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Spinal Muscular Atrophy Diagnosis Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is an autosomal-recessive disorder that causes progressive muscle weakness. Test your familiarity with SMA types and diagnosis with this quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Kugelberg Welander Spinal Muscular Atrophy Kugelberg Welander spinal muscular atrophy is a rare, inherited, pediatric lower motor neuron disorder. How much do you know about Kugelberg Welander SMA? Test your knowledge with our short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Multiple Sclerosis Treatment Multiple sclerosis treatment aims to reduce relapses, lesions seen on MRI, symptoms, and progression of disability. Are you familiar with current strategies? Test yourself with this quick quiz.
  • Fast Five 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: Key Aspects of Venous Thromboembolism Early diagnosis and treatment of VTE significantly reduce morbidity and mortality. Are you familiar with the presentation and treatment of venous thromboembolism? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Headaches Many different types of headaches are recognized, including migraine, cluster, and tension. Test yourself on the diagnosis, workup, and treatment of various headache types with this short quiz.