Pediatrics Cases & Quizzes

 
 
  • Fast Five Quiz: Fall Allergies Although many people associate allergies with spring and summer, allergic symptoms are extremely common in the fall as well. Test your knowledge on causes, workup, and treatment with our short quiz.
  • A 5-Year-Old Boy's Failing Vision A boy comes to your clinic with myopia in the right eye. Can you determine the cause?
  • Fast Five Quiz: HIV More than 1.2 million Americans have HIV. Medical advances are allowing for longer lives. Do you know associated conditions to watch for and best treatment? Test yourself with our quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Common Diarrhea-Associated Conditions The clinical presentation, course, and treatment of diarrhea depend on its cause. Are you familiar with common conditions associated with acute or chronic diarrhea? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • Can You Identify These Famous Fictional Physicians? Take this Medscape quiz to see if you can you identify some of the most famous fictional physicians -- and their authors -- in literature.
  • A 9-Year-Old Boy Exhibiting Violent Behavior A 9-year-old boy presents due to suicidal and homicidal actions exhibited for the past couple of weeks. This included self-harm and assaulting others for no apparent reason. What's the diagnosis?
  • A 6-Year-Old Boy With Bone Swelling: USMLE Question A 6-year-old boy presents with fever, lethargy, weight loss, and painful bone swelling. Which pathology is most likely the cause of his presentation?
  • Recurrent Infections in a 5-Year-Old Boy A 5-year-old child is presented for an ear infection. He was previously treated for recurrent bacterial pneumonia and twice required inpatient hospitalization. What underlying condition is at work?
  • Seizures and Flaccid Quadriparesis in a 16-Year-Old Boy A 16-year-old boy presents with a 1-week history of weakness of both lower extremities, which progressed to involve both the arms over the course of 1 day. Can you make the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Summer Skin Conditions Ranging from benign to potentially quite serious, summer skin conditions are frequent causes of concern for patients. Test your knowledge of some notable seasonal problems with this quick quiz.
  • A Puzzling Facial Rash on a 17-Year-Old Boy A 17-year-old boy presents with a 10-day history of a facial rash. There was no improvement following antibiotic therapy. The patient is active on a school wrestling team. What is the diagnosis?
  • A 5-Month-Old Boy Rushed to the Hospital in Shock 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 5-Year-Old Girl With Breathing Difficulties A 5-year-old presents with an 8-month history of progressive malodorous nasal discharge. She has experienced sleep disturbances and remarkable snoring. What is the diagnosis?
  • Changing the World, One Female Physician at a Time Do you recognize these women physician pioneers?
  • 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?
  • 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: 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.
  • 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?
  • 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.