Internal Medicine Cases & Quizzes

 
 
  • A 65-Year-Old Man With Abdominal Pain: USMLE Question A 65-year-old man presents with abdominal and bone pain, as well as altered mental status. Are you able to make the right diagnosis?
  • A 64-Year-Old Man With Back Pain After Mastectomy A 64-year-old man presents with right lower back pain 7 years after mastectomy for breast cancer. Can you make the diagnosis?
  • Evaluating Neck Masses in Adult and Pediatric Patients Dr Gordon Sun presents common causes of neck masses in adult and pediatric patients and discusses appropriate initial imaging studies for each patient population.
  • Chagas Cardiomyopathy: The Disease You Might Not Think Of A growing public health threat demands more awareness of Chagas disease and its manifestations.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Key Aspects of Hypothyroidism Are you familiar with essential information regarding the presentation of hypothyroidism, as well as best practices for diagnosis and treatment? Test your clinical knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Memory Loss Are you prepared to confront various conditions related to memory loss? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Prostate Cancer Treatment Decision-making in prostate cancer treatment can be nuanced. How much do you recall regarding the treatment of prostate cancer? Refresh your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • 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.
  • Fast Five Quiz: FSIAD/HSDD Are you familiar with the pathophysiology and treatment options for FSIAD/HSDD? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • ECG Challenge: Her Annual Physical Is Normal, Except the ECG An older woman has a stellar annual physical exam, until a 12-lead ECG is done.
  • Acute Liver Failure in a 64-Year-Old Man A 64-year-old man with a history of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, alcohol abuse, and depression presents with acute hepatic failure. Can you identify the correct cause?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Metastatic Bone Disease Management Management of patients with metastatic bone disease (MBD) requires an interdisciplinary approach. Test your knowledge of the presentation, workup, and treatment of MBD with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Imaging Studies in Metastatic Bone Disease Management of patients with metastatic bone disease (MBD) requires an interdisciplinary approach. Test your knowledge about the presentation, workup, and treatment of MBD with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Suicide Suicide rates have been increasing among young Americans. Worldwide, Nearly 800,000 people die by suicide each year. Review key aspects, including risk factors and interventions, with this quiz.
  • Cases in Deprescribing: When to Stop the SSRI Your patient is doing well on an antidepressant and does not want to stop. But what about the risks with long-term use? How would you handle this case?
  • A 79-Year-Old Woman With a Pacemaker and High Atrial Rates A 79-year-old woman presents for an annual pacemaker follow-up. She is found to have short-lasting, asymptomatic atrial high-rate episodes. What is the diagnosis and what steps come next?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Metastatic Breast Cancer Signs and Symptoms The symptoms of metastatic breast cancer vary, depending on location. Are you able to correctly identify the associated signs and symptoms? Make sure you're prepared by taking this short quiz.
  • A 22-Year-Old Man in Pain After Collapsing A 22-year-old man presents after collapsing on a college football field about 45 minutes earlier, after doing several 50-yard sprints. Can you make the challenging diagnosis?
  • A Boy With Frequent Diarrhea: IBS or IBD? Does this 10-year-old boy have inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, or possibly both?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Appendicitis Diagnosis and Treatment Appendicitis is one of the more common surgical emergencies. Are you familiar with the latest best practices for diagnosis and treatment? Refresh and test your knowledge with this short quiz.