Diabetes & Endocrinology Cases & Quizzes

 
 
  • 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?
  • Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy   Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy for morbid obesity.
  • 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.