Family Medicine Cases & Quizzes

 
 
  • Fast Five Quiz: Severe Asthma Patients with 'severe asthma' are a subset with specific treatment concerns and associated conditions. How much do you know about key aspects? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • A Newborn Infant With a Lumbar Lesion and Dermal Defect During a newborn examination, a midline, dermal lesion is noted at the L3-L4 spinal segment of a 6-day-old boy. Can you make the diagnosis?
  • A 35-Year-Old Man Unable to Urinate and in Severe Pain A 35-year-old man presents to the ED with acute-onset penile pain and swelling that started during sexual intercourse. His partner recalls hearing a cracking sound. What is the diagnosis?
  • A 42-Year-Old Woman With Fatigue: USMLE Question A 42-year-old woman with fatigue and weight gain over the past month has a history of depression. What's most likely causing her symptoms now?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Hemorrhagic Stroke Hemorrhagic stroke is less common than ischemic stroke but is associated with higher mortality rates. Refresh yourself on key aspects of this serious condition with our short quiz.
  • A 33-Year-Old Woman With a Lump in Her Wrist A 33-year-old woman presents to her primary care provider owing to a lump in the volar aspect of her right wrist. Can you make the correct diagnosis?
  • A 53-Year-Old Man With Loss of Balance: USMLE Question A 53-year-old man presents due to a loss of balance, confusion, and mood swings. What is the most likely diagnosis?
  • Reducing LDL-C in a Patient on High-Intensity Statin Therapy How would you manage LDL-C in a patient already receiving high-intensity statin therapy? Take this quiz created by expert physicians from ACC.
  • Common and Not-so-Common Rashes in Kids A family physician and a dermatologist talk through the differential diagnosis for two children presenting with a primary complaint of rash.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Neck Masses Patients frequently present for evaluation of neck masses. The differential diagnoses widely vary. Are you able to identify and properly treat these conditions? Try our short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Illness Anxiety Disorder (Hypochondriasis) Illness anxiety disorder, formerly hypochondriasis, is a difficult disorder to treat in a general medical setting. Do you know the key aspects to consider? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • ECG Challenge: No Ma'am, It's Not Indigestion A woman presents to the emergency department with chest pain and a fast heart rate. Can you identify the cause?
  • A 53-Year-Old Man With Melena and Hematemesis A 53-year-old man with multiple myeloma presents with a 1-week history of melena, hematemesis, and lethargy. An esophagogastroduodenoscopy is performed. What is the cause of the abnormalities seen?
  • A 24-Year-Old Woman With Photophobia: USMLE Question A 24-year-old woman presents due to headache, fever, neck stiffness, and photophobia. What's the immediate next step in her management?
  • Chronic Splenomegaly in a 10-Year-Old Boy A 10-year-old boy presents with splenomegaly lasting several years. Are you able to identify the correct diagnosis?
  • Neurocognitive Decline and Motor Regression in a 34-Year-Old Woman A 34-year-old woman has a 4-year history of psychotic behavior and neurocognitive decline. She has also demonstrated progressive motor regression and loss of speech. What's the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Status Asthmaticus Status asthmaticus is an exacerbation of asthma that is unresponsive to initial treatment with bronchodilators. Test yourself on key aspects of presentation, workup, and treatment with this quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Asthma Asthma affects around 24 million persons in the United States and is the most common chronic disease in childhood. How much do you know about this condition? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Chronic Kidney Disease Chronic kidney disease is a significant worldwide health problem associated with increased risk for cardiovascular disease and chronic renal failure. Test yourself on key aspects with this short quiz.
  • A 70-Year-Old Man With Splenomegaly: USMLE Question A 70-year-old man presents with splenomegaly. What is most likely to be found upon staining his cells?