Family Medicine Cases & Quizzes

 
 
  • Fast Five Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of Mantle Cell Lymphoma Mantle cell lymphoma is now recognized as a distinct clinicopathologic entity and represents 2%-10% of non-Hodgkin lymphomas. How much do you know about MCL? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • 'What Are These Bumps I See All Over?' How would you approach a patient who comes to the primary care clinician with worries about bumps on her buttocks and knees?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Heart Failure Heart failure is a worldwide problem and affects around 6.5 million Americans aged 20 years and older. Do you know key aspects of presentation, workup, and treatment? Test yourself with this quiz.
  • A 36-Year-Old Woman With Cramping and Diarrhea A 36-year-old woman with a medical history that includes hypertension and Hashimoto thyroiditis presents owing to recurrent diarrhea and 'foggy brain.' Are you able to make the diagnosis?
  • A Sudden Increase in Abdominal Girth in a 48-Year-Old Cirrhotic Patient A 48-year-old man with known cirrhosis develops increasing abdominal distention and dull pain. He also begins to experience altered mental status. What is the underlying cause of his condition?
  • The Infant Who Keeps Turning His Face Leftwards A 5-month-old presents with left face turn. Can you identify what he's compensating for, and why?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Probiotics Although much remains under investigation about probiotics, are you aware of their current uses, from common gastrointestinal disorders to other conditions? Test your knowledge with our short quiz.
  • A 67-Year-Old Woman With Orthostatic Hypotension and Edema A 67-year-old woman presents for evaluation of progressive bilateral lower extremity edema. Can you identify the correct diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Varicocele Varicocele is a well-recognized cause of decreased testicular function and occurs in approximately 15%-20% of all males and in 40% of infertile males. Test your knowledge with our quick quiz.
  • A 2-Month-Old Boy With Yellow Eyes: USMLE Question A 2-month-old boy presents with yellow eyes and 3 days of weakness. Which enzyme is most likely deficient?
  • Rapid Heart Rate and Shortness of Breath in a 40-Year-Old A 40-year-old man has palpitations and shortness of breath. He denies having any chest pain, nausea, vomiting, diaphoresis, light-headedness, or recent illness. What's the diagnosis?
  • A 37-Year-Old Woman With Palpitations and Near Syncope A 37-year-old woman with a history of anxiety disorder presents with a 'panic attack.' She describes palpitations, racing heart rate, severe dyspnea, and lightheadedness. What's the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Atrial Fibrillation Atrial fibrillation is associated with a 1.5-fold to 1.9-fold higher risk for death, partly due to thromboembolic events. What do you know about this condition? Test yourself with our quick quiz.
  • Quiz: How to Work Effectively With Recruiters There are two types of recruiters who can be instrumental in helping doctors find jobs. How much do you know about working effectively with recruiters?
  • A 5-Year-Old Girl With Headache and Vomiting A 5-year-old girl has a severe headache and projectile vomiting. Her mother says she is barely using her left arm and seems to have developed a limp in her gait recently. What's the diagnosis?
  • A 43-Year-Old Woman With Dyspnea, Cough, and Chest Tightness A 43-year-old, obese woman with a history of respiratory infections, dyspepsia, hypertension, and breathing problems during childhood presents to her primary care physician. What's the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Acute Pyelonephritis Acute pyelonephritis is a potentially organ- and life-threatening infection that can lead to renal scarring. Are you familiar with key concepts and best practices? Test yourself with our quick quiz.
  • ECG Challenge: Is It Heart Block or Something Else? An ECG is obtained on a middle-aged man whose hypertension isn't well controlled. What does it show?
  • A Newborn in Acute Respiratory Distress: USMLE Question A newborn male infant is admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit with acute respiratory distress. What condition is likely associated?
  • A 40-Year-Old Man With Bumps on His Neck: USMLE Question A 40-year-old man presents with fatigue, chills, and night sweats for the last month. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?