Diabetes & Endocrinology Cases & Quizzes

 
 
  • 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?
  • A 3-Month-Old Boy With Severe Failure to Thrive and Hypercalcemia A severely malnourished 3-month-old boy is presented to the pediatrician. He has poor feeding, and x-rays reveal irregular metaphyses with severe flaring and osteopenia. What is the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Subtle and Surprising Heart Findings Although many findings associated with heart conditions are expected, others are more subtle and surprising. How much do you know about these unusual signs? Test yourself with this quick quiz.
  • A 2-Year-Old Girl With a Palpable Abdomen Mass A 2-year-old girl presents with a palpable mass in her abdomen. What's the diagnosis?
  • Severe Hypertension in a 14-Year-Old Boy A 14-year-old boy presents with a worsening headache over the past 2 days. His parents gave him ibuprofen; however, the headache persisted, and he has been sweaty and flushed. What's the diagnosis?
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  • A 35-Year-Old Woman With Fatigue and Joint Pain A 35-year-old-woman has a history of progressively worsening fatigue accompanied by muscle stiffness, joint pain, recurrent headaches, and an inability to concentrate. What's the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Hyperthyroidism Hyperthyroidism is a set of disorders that involve excess synthesis and secretion of thyroid hormones. Test your knowledge about the basics of hyperthyroidism with our short quiz.
  • A 29-Year-Old Man With Fertility Concerns A 29-year-old man presents to a fertility specialist. Do you know the likely findings on a karyotype analysis of his genome?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Acute Coronary Syndrome Acute coronary syndrome refers to a spectrum of serious clinical presentations. Complications may include pulmonary edema and myocardial infarction. Test yourself with our short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus More than 29 million people in the US have diabetes, with type 2 accounting for 90%-95% of all diagnosed cases in adults. Are you prepared to confront this epidemic? Test yourself with our short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Nutritional Deficiencies One half of children worldwide have one or more micronutrient deficiencies, with more than 2 billion people affected. How much do you know about these conditions? Test yourself with our short quiz.