Diabetes & Endocrinology Cases & Quizzes

 
 
  • 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?
  • Incidental Thyroid Nodule: OK, Now What? Is it really thyroid cancer? In this case presentation, Gordon Sun reviews controversies surrounding the increase in thyroid cancer diagnoses and management of incidental thyroid nodules.
  • A 15-Year-Old Girl With Anemia and Steatorrhea A 15-year-old, pale-appearing patient presents with an inability to digest food properly. Her symptoms started 3 months ago, with intermittent abdominal cramps. What's the diagnosis?
  • A 45-Year-Old Man With Gradual Neck Swelling A 45-year-old man presents with gradual swelling in his anterior neck over the past 6 months. What's the diagnosis?
  • A Left Upper-Quadrant 'Rattle' in a 60-Year-Old Man A 60-year-old male physician presents with abdominal pain and intermittent shortness of breath. He reports a 'rub or rattle' in his left upper quadrant with deep inspiration. What's the diagnosis?
  • A Woman With Breast Discharge: Osmosis Question of the Week A 37-year-old woman presents to a gynecology practice because she missed her last two periods and noticed milky discharge from her breasts. What symptoms should she watch for?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Seasonal Affective Disorder People with seasonal affective disorder (SAD) are not typically sad and thus do not realize that they have depression. How much do you know about SAD? Test yourself with our short quiz.
  • Psychiatry Fast Five Quiz: Bulimia In bulimia nervosa, episodes of binge eating are linked with emotional distress and a sense of loss of control. How much do you know about this condition? Test yourself with our short quiz.
  • A Man's Biopsy Results: Osmosis Question of the Week A 47-year-old man returns to review the results of his recent thyroid biopsy. What do his findings reveal?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Diabetic Neuropathy Neuropathies are the most common complication of diabetes mellitus, affecting up to 50% of patients. Are you prepared to confront this condition? Test yourself with our short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Herbal Products and Dietary Supplements Herbal products and dietary supplements are used as a means to prevent disease and promote well-being. How much do you know about these products? Test your knowledge with our quick quiz.
  • Bilateral, Nontender Neck Masses in a 66-Year-Old Man A 66-year-old man presents with bilateral, palpable, nontender neck masses. The patient states that the lesions first appeared about 2 months ago and have been progressing. What's the diagnosis?