Diabetes & Endocrinology Cases & Quizzes

 
 
  • 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.
  • A 50-Year-Old Man With Worsening Back Pain A 50-year-old man presents with worsening back pain. What do you know about the procedure associated with his treatment?
  • Cramplike Pain and Vomiting in a 77-Year-Old Man A 77-year-old man presents with severe, generalized abdominal pain. He describes cramplike abdominal pain and vomiting yesterday, but his condition worsened considerably later. What's the diagnosis?
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  • A 37-Year-Old Woman With Decreased Vision and Proptosis A 37-year-old woman with longstanding myopia was noted to have proptosis. What is the most likely diagnosis?
  • A 5-Week-Old Male Infant With Severe Vomiting A 5-week-old male infant is brought to the emergency department with severe vomiting. Can you interpret his laboratory findings?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Acromegaly Acromegaly is a rare, insidious, and potentially life-threatening condition for which treatment can give the patient additional years of high-quality life. Test yourself with our quick quiz.
  • A 36-Year-Old Man with Fatigue, Thirst, and Leg Cramps A 36-year-old man has fatigue, increased thirst, and leg cramps. He was previously informed that he has diabetes and hypertension but is unable to lose weight. What's the diagnosis?
  • Headache and Diplopia in a 41-Year-Old Man A 41-year-old man presents with severe frontal headache that began suddenly and awakened him from sleep. The headache is associated with nausea, vomiting, and subjective fevers. What's the diagnosis?
  • A 58-Year-Old Man Unable to Maintain an Erection A 58-year-old man cannot maintain an erection. He has no difficulty with orgasm/ejaculation. He is in a stable, monogamous relationship. He does not believe underlying psychogenic factors are at work.
  • A Diabetic Man With a Stooped Posture and Back Pain A 53-year-old man with diabetes and hypertension presents with a 6-month history of worsening backache and stiffness. His posture is stooped, with a loss of lumbar curvature. What is the diagnosis?
  • A Man With Fever and Diarrhea: Osmosis Question of the Week A 33-year-old man presents with fever, chills, nausea, vomiting, and three days of diarrhea. Can you appropriately manage his condition?
  • Psychiatry Fast Five Quiz: Premature Ejaculation Premature ejaculation is the most common sexual disorder in men younger than 40 years. The disorder may be lifelong or acquired. What do you know about this condition? Take our short quiz.
  • Advanced Bone Age in a Child: Osmosis Question of the Week A 7-year-old girl presents for a routine examination, which reveals Tanner stage 3 breast development. A radiograph of the wrist reveals a bone age of 10 years. What's the diagnosis?
  • Abdominal Pain and Diarrhea: Osmosis Question of the Week A 40-year-old man presents with abdominal pain and diarrhea that began two weeks ago. Can you identify the cause?