Pediatrics Cases & Quizzes

 
 
  • A 5-Month-Old With Severe Abdominal Distention and Lethargy The parents of a 5-month-old boy rush him to the emergency department because of severe abdominal distention. Can you make the diagnosis?
  • A 15-Year-Old Girl With Steatorrhea Who Can’t See at Night A 15-year-old, pale-appearing patient presents with an inability to digest food properly. Her symptoms started 3 months ago, with intermittent abdominal cramps. What's the diagnosis?
  • ECG Challenge: Teen With His First Seizure A 17-year-old boy has a seizure at home and later feels lightheaded. What does telemetry show?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Sore Throat Do you know key aspects and proper approaches associated with pharyngitis, tonsillitis, and laryngitis? Test yourself with this quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Hidradenitis Suppurativa Management How much do you know about the management of hidradenitis suppurativa? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Hidradenitis Suppurativa Are you familiar with the presentation, workup, and treatment of hidradenitis suppurativa? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Skill Checkup: Knee Injection Knee pain and stiffness can be debilitating and difficult to treat. Intra-articular knee injections may be used to treat pain. Review the proper treatment approach and take a short self-assessment.
  • A 16-Year-Old Girl With Severe Abdominal Pain After a Hug A 16-year-old girl presents with severe abdominal pain following a hug. The pain is sharp, constant, intense in the right upper quadrant, and radiates to her right shoulder. What's the diagnosis?
  • Skill Checkup: Complex Lip Laceration Lip lacerations are among the most common oral-maxillofacial injuries. Review the proper technique for repair, including detailed images, and take a short self-assessment.
  • An 11-Year-Old Girl With Facial Swelling and Leg Pain An 11-year-old girl has painful, nontender, facial swelling and no history of severe disease or long-term medication use. She has allergies, including nuts and hay fever. What's the diagnosis?
  • A 10-Year-Old Boy With Fainting Spells and Seizure Activity A 10-year-old boy with a history of multiple fainting spells is brought to an outpatient pediatric clinic by his parents. What's the most likely diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Respiratory Syncytial Virus How much do you know about respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Confronting Obesity Given the frustrations associated with confronting obesity, an understanding of best practices is crucial. Do you know the latest guidelines and recommendations? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Antibiotic Best Practices Antibiotic resistance is an increasing concern. Are you familiar with various best practices to help slow the rise of these life-threatening infections? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: CIDP Presentation and Diagnosis How much do you know about the presentation and diagnosis of CIDP? Take our short quiz to find out.
  • A 22-Year-Old Man Who Lost Consciousness Climbing Stairs A 22-year-old man presents after he lost consciousness while climbing a flight of stairs. He claims that this is the first such incident. Are you able to solve this challenging case?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Schizophrenia Presentation and Diagnosis Can you accurately diagnose schizophrenia? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • Rabies Risk Assessment: Test Your Knowledge Challenge yourself with these cases that illustrate key rabies prevention and treatment situations. Would you know what to do?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Clostridium difficile Clostridium difficile is responsible for antibiotic-associated diarrhea and colitis. Do you know key aspects and best practices from the latest guidelines? Test yourself with this quick quiz.
  • 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.