Diabetes & Endocrinology Cases & Quizzes

 
 
  • 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?
  • 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.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Ischemic Stroke Stroke is the fourth leading cause of adult death and disability. Do you know the complications, proper workup, and best treatment practices? Test yourself with our quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Cardiac Rehabilitation The immediate and long-term consequences of cardiovascular disorders are serious. Do you know the best practices for cardiac rehabilitation? Test yourself with our short quiz.
  • A 13-Year-Old Girl With Fever After Travel A 13-year-old girl presents with 2 months of worsening shortness of breath, malaise, fever, and loose stools after returning from a trip to Mexico. Are you able to make the diagnosis?
  • Depressed Mentation in a 52-Year-Old Woman A 52-year-old woman presents with a 5-day history of headaches and lethargy. The patient also complains of nausea and blurry vision. What's the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Iron Deficiency Anemia Iron deficiency anemia occurs when stores of iron are too low to support normal red blood cell production. Are you familiar with this condition? Test your knowledge with our quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Nutritional Concerns From the management of diabetic and prediabetic patients to concerns about patients in a rehabilitation setting, test your knowledge of key aspects of nutritional management with this quick quiz.
  • Chronic Recurrent Symptoms Suggesting an Insidious Etiology A 17-year-old girl presents with a history of oral fungal infections, diarrhea, recurrent abdominal pain, vomiting, dizziness, darkening of the skin and oral cavity, and fever. What is the diagnosis?
  • Hot Flashes and Cessation of Menses in a 27-Year-Old Woman A 27-year-old woman has been experiencing hot flashes and cessation of menses since stopping oral contraceptives. Her only other symptoms are fatigue and a swelling sensation in her neck.
  • A 4-Year-Old Girl With a Swollen Leg A 4-year-old girl develops a swollen leg after admission to the hospital after presenting with frequent urination, excessive thirst, and new-onset enuresis. Can you solve this unusual case?
  • A 68-Year-Old Man With Severe Joint Pain and Nodules A 68-year-old man presents with severe pain and swelling in his left foot. He also describes vague, mild epigastric pain. Can you make the diagnosis?
  • A 60-Year-Old Man With Diabetes and Hypertension A 60-year-old man with a history of diabetes mellitus and hypertension presents with a 1-day history of retrosternal chest pain. What is the most likely diagnosis?
  • A 55-Year-Old Man With Recurrent Sharp Flank Pain A 55-year-old man presents with recurrent pain in his right flank. The pain is sharp, severe, radiates to the groin, and increases with urination.
  • Presidential Health: Secrets, Surprises, and Controversies How much do you know about the history of presidential health?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Nephrotic Syndrome Although treatments for nephrotic syndrome have reduced morbidity and mortality, prognosis depends on the cause. Test yourself with a short quiz covering causes, presentation, workup, and treatment.
  • Hyponatremia in a 46-Year-Old Man After Head Trauma A 46-year-old who was initially admitted 35 days ago after he fell 20 feet onto concrete presents with hyponatremia. He is experiencing increased confusion and had a seizure. What's the diagnosis?